Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 17081145/1 and 2, stating that the fourteen oval rubies stated to weigh a total of 11.56 carats, measuring from approximately 4.54 x 4.36 x 3.41mm to approximately 8.63 x 6.20 x 2.39mm, are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Each signed MARCONI, with Swiss maker's mark. Stamped 750 for 18 carat gold and GVA. Rubies well matched in colour, red of medium strong saturation, with typical surface-reaching inclusions, small scratches, abrasions and nicks. For more information on the rubies, please refer to the Gübelin report. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 7.50 - 8.00 carats, on average J-K colour, SI-I clarity, Included, as gauged and graded in the mount. Minor signs of wear to the metal. In very good condition. Gross weight approximately 43 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."