Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 18090136, dated 4th October 2018, stating that the ruby weighing 4.02 carats and measuring 9.46 x 8.31 x 5.48mm, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. Also accompanied by a letter from Gubelin regarding Burmese rubies. Accompanied by GRS report no. 2018-096046, dated 12th September 2018, stating that 4.02 carat ruby, measuring 9.42 x 8.30 x 5.48mm, is of Burmese origin, no indications of heating, vivid red 'pigeon's blood' colour. Accompanied by a case.
The ruby presents a deep purplish red colour, semi-transparent, moderately to heavily included with a few surface-reaching inclusions and other examples of typical inclusions, with one minor chip at the edge of the girdle visible only under magnification. The diamonds are estimated to weigh a total of approximately 0.55 carat, and are approximately H-I colour, predominantly VS clarity. Shank intact, and overall very good condition. Gross weight approximately 5.8 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."