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RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1910

VAT applies to hammer price and buyer's premium

Estimate:

35,000

to
- 55,000 CHF

RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1910

RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1910

Estimate:

35,000

to
- 55,000 CHF

Lot sold:

68,750

CHF

RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1910


Of garland design, collet-set with cushion-shaped and oval rubies, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 370mm, with additional links and one pendent earring, unillustrated, a few small diamonds deficient.

Accompanied by an SSEF report.


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Accompanied by SSEF report no 113651, stating that the rubies and pink sapphire, measuring from 4.25 x 3.55 x 2.65mm to 10.10 x 9.60 x 4.70mm, are of Burmese and Thai origin, with no indication of heating and none to a minor amount of oil in fissures.

 

Rubies estimated to weigh a total of approximately 16.00 - 18.00 carats, some with surface-reaching inclusions. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 5.00 - 6.00 carats, on average K-M colour, I clarity, included, as gauged and graded in the mount. Signs of repair with evidence of soldering. Additional links and one pendent earring, a few small diamonds deficient. Total gross weight approximately 74 grams.

 

Please note: Condition 16 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


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Accompanied by SSEF report no 113651, stating that the rubies and pink sapphire are of Burmese and Thai origin, with no indication of heating and none to a minor amount of oil in fissures.