Of navette-shaped outline in the Art Nouveau style, depicting a woman in profile, her headdress of plique à jour enamel, accented with circular-cut and rose diamonds and mixed-cut emeralds, size N, signed L Gautrait, numbered.
French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Signed L.Gaultrait, numbered 436. Enamel mostly in good condition, cracks to two purple sections, otherwise intact. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.15 carats. Emeralds green, transparent, minor inclusions visible under magnification, some minor chips to facet edges. Scratches to surfaces consistent with wear. Accompanied by a case. Navette approximately 32mm long. Gross weight approximately 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."