Accompanied by SSEF, report no. 78181, stating that the sapphire is of Basaltic deposit origin, with no indications of heating, weighing 15.843 carats. Measuring 18.36 x 14.53 x 6.30mm.
Sapphire mid blue, transparent, some typical inclusions visible under magnification, very fine surface wear to stone surfaces. Sapphire measuring approximately 18.20 x 14.10 x 6.20mm, estimated to weigh approximately 13.30-13.50 carats. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.70-0.80 carats. Light surface scratches to metal surfaces. Overall in good condition. Gross weight approximately 11.7 grams. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."