Accompanied by an SSEF report no. 106766, stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Villa Gaia Gandini is one of the oldest buildings along the Milanese Navigli. Built during the fifteenth century, it is among one of the first buildings in the Lombardy region to be made according to the specifications of a villa. Villa Gaia Gandini has passed through many noble families including the Visconti, Borromeo, Biglia, Confalonieri and today the Gandini family.
Accompanied by an SSEF report no. 106766, stating that the rubies weighing approximately 2.80 and 9.70 carats, are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 4.50 - 5.00 carats, on average H-I colour, SI-I clarity, included. Signs of tarnish to the metal. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 14 grams. Fitted case. "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."