Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt
HEMMERLE | PAIR OF DIAMOND EARRINGS
Of bombé design, one set with a circular-cut diamond of brown tint, the other set with a similarly cut near colourless diamond, each pavé-set with reverse-set diamonds, signed Hemmerle, maker's marks, pouch stamped Hemmerle.
Each signed Hemmerle, stamped with maker's mark GH with hammer for Hemmerle, stamped Cu for copper and 750 Au for 18 carat gold. In our experts' opinion, the circular-cut diamond weighing 4.71 carats is Fancy deep orangy brown colour, SI-I clarity; and the circular-cut diamond weighing 4.53 carats, is M colour, SI clarity. Remaining total diamond weight approximately 3.50 - 4.50 carats. Each ear clip approximately 19mm, combined gross weight approximately 16 grams. Overall in good condition.
"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.
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