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PAIR OF ABALONE SHELL AND TSAVORITE GARNET 'INNATE' EARCLIPS, GOSHWARA

Restricted Species

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

PAIR OF ABALONE SHELL AND TSAVORITE GARNET 'INNATE' EARCLIPS, GOSHWARA

PAIR OF ABALONE SHELL AND TSAVORITE GARNET 'INNATE' EARCLIPS, GOSHWARA

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,000

USD

PAIR OF ABALONE SHELL AND TSAVORITE GARNET 'INNATE' EARCLIPS, GOSHWARA


Suspending two abalone shell doublet hoops, from oval abalone shell cabochons, framed and accented by round tsavorite garnets, signed Goshwara. Fitted with posts.


Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.

In good condition, the mountings with only minor signs of wear, noticeable only upon close inspection. Mountings inscribed 750 for 18 karat gold. The abalone shell with strong and even orient, in good condition, with the exception of one area where the surface is peeling slightly, a few surface scratches, and a scuff on one of the cabochon surmounts, not noticeable when worn. The tsavorite garnets are medium light to medium green, eye clean to slightly included. Length approximately 2¼ inches. Fitted with posts for wear on pierced ears. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.


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.


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Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.