Property of the Late Baroness Bachofen von Echt
HEMMERLE | RUBY RING
Collet-set with an oval ruby weighing 3.06 carats, the mount pavé-set with circular-cut rubies, size 52, signed Hemmerle and maker's mark.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 112627, stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Please note the estimate for this lot should read CHF 60,000-80,000, not as stated in the printed catalogue.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 112627, stating that the ruby, measuring approximately 10.00 x 8.00 x 4.30mm, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Signed HEMMERLE, maker's mark for Hemmerle, inscribed Mounting, stamped Au750 for 18 carat gold, 925 Ag for silver. Ruby well marched, with some typical surface-reaching inclusions. In good condition. Accompanied by a case stamped HEMMERLE.
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