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Sapphire and diamond demi-parure, late 19th century and later

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Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 CHF

Sapphire and diamond demi-parure, late 19th century and later

Sapphire and diamond demi-parure, late 19th century and later

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 CHF

Lot sold:

75,600

CHF

Sapphire and diamond demi-parure

late 19th century and later


Comprising: a necklace composed of a graduated series of palmette motifs set with circular-cut sapphires, enhanced with similarly- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 430mm, and a later pair of earrings.


Accompanied by SSEF report no. 95853 and no. 95854, stating that the sapphires weighing 2.10, 1.67, 1.66 and 1.27 carats, are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 95853 and no. 95854, stating that the sapphires weighing 2.10, 1.67, 1.66 and 1.27 carats, measuring 7.59 x 7.05 x 4.15mm, 7.32 x 7.25 x 3.36mm, 7.23 x 6.91 x 3.52mm and 6.56 x 6.26 x 3.74mm, are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.


Sapphires estimated to weigh a total of approximately 21.00 - 23.00 carats, some with surface-reaching inclusions. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 22.00 - 24.00 carats, on average J-K colour, I clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. In good condition. Total gross weight approximately 107 grams.


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


"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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."