GEM SET, CONCH PEARL, CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH | 寶石, 海螺珠 配 養殖珍珠 及 鑽石 別針
GEM SET, CONCH PEARL, CULTURED PEARL AND DIAMOND BROOCH
寶石, 海螺珠 配 養殖珍珠 及 鑽石 別針
Designed as an angelfish, set with sapphires, coloured sapphires, ruby, Paraíba-type tourmalines, conch pearl, cultured pearls and brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of yellow tint.
Potential bidders who intend to export this lot are advised that certain permits may be required for export. If you are interested in this lot, please contact the Jewellery Department before bidding.
In excellent condition. Metal in near new condition. Mounting stamped 750 for 18 karat white, blackened, yellow and pink gold, 0.17 and S16.01 referring to the total weights of the sapphires and coloured sapphires, 0.64 and D2.87 referring to the total weights of the Paraíba-type tourmalines and diamonds and diamonds of yellow tint respectively. Gemstone and diamond weights stated in the catalogue description are based on the stamped weight. Sapphires are of medium deep blue to violetish blue colour; pink sapphires are of medium purplish pink colour; ruby is of medium red colour; Paraíba-type tourmalines are of medium greenish blue colour; all of medium-strong to strong saturation, mainly eye clean. Three double-cabochon coloured sapphires are light violetish blue, orangy pink and yellow colour, and of low saturation, with very minor typical inclusions. Conch pearl measuring approximately 7.90 x 5.00mm, of pastel pink colour, with natural flame structure. Cultured pearls measuring approximately 3.50 to 3.00mm, of white body colour and excellent lustre. Diamonds are bright and lively; coloured diamonds are light to intense yellow colour.
Please note that the diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.
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.