Lot 1653
  • 1653


160,000 - 240,000 HKD
bidding is closed


Designed as a snake, the front forming a ring and the rear as a coiled bangle, pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of yellow, brown, blue and green tint, to the head highlighted by a pear-shaped tanzanite with tsavorite garnet eyes, embellished with diamond-set branch and tsavorite garnet leaves, mounted in 18 karat white gold, bangle inner circumference approximately 145mm, expandable, ring size 5¼.


Inscribed 750 for 18 karat white gold. Please note that diamonds of yellow, brown, blue and green tint have not been tested for natural colour origin. Tanzanite estimated to weigh approximately 6.00 - 7.00 carats, is of medium dark bluish violet colour and strong saturation, under 10x magnification, loupe-clean, with a few nicks. Tsavorite garnets are of medium to light yellowish green colour, medium light to medium light saturation, under 10 magnification, some are loupe-clean, some with minor typical inclusions, with some nicks. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 18.00 to 22.00 carats, are bright and lively, mainly with brown and yellow tint, some with green and blue tint. Signs of minor wear to the metal. Overall in very good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Please note that diamonds of yellow, brown, blue and green tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.