Accompanied by GIA report no. 1162363098 and no. 2165363076, stating that the diamonds are each D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Polish and Symmetry, together with Type IIa classification letters.
This pair of twenty carat oval diamonds is unique in that they are perfectly matched in shape, colour, and purity. In addition, according to our records, this is the largest pair of diamonds of this shape, colour and purity ever to appear at auction.
Accompanied by GIA report no. 1162363098 and no. 2165363076, stating that the diamonds weighing 20.05 and 20.06 carats, measuring 21.25 x 15.69 x 9.48 mm and 21.30 x 15.71 x 9.31 mm, are each D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Polish, Excellent Symmetry, Type IIA.
Maker's marks. Stamped Pt 950 for platinum. For further information on the two oval diamonds please refer to the GIA reports. Side diamonds bright and lively. Signs of very little wear to the metal. Condition as new. Total gross weight approximately 13 grams. "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 and to the Notice regarding import of Burmese jadeite and rubies into the US. 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."