Rubies of Burmese origin cannot be imported into the US. This piece may contain rubies of Burmese origin and therefore may not be able to be imported into the US. Certification of non-Burmese origin will be required before import of rubies into the US. Please see our Important Notices and contact the jewellery department for further information.
The cameo bracelet stamped with French assay marks for 18 carat gold and a French maker's mark, 'F' over two indistinct 'A's. The cameos position along bracelet not fixed and can be adjusted left and right. Smaller four cameos with screw fittings to the reverse, screws deficient. Onyx in good condition with a few thin fracture lines. Rubies well matched in colour with some minor nicks and abrasions. Rose diamond decorated necklace motif deficient on one cameo. Clasp secure, safety catch. Signs of normal wear to the metal consistent with age. In good condition.
Gold rope work bracelet stamped 750 and 18K for 18 carat gold. Clasp secure with two safety catches. Signs of normal wear to the metal consistent with use, light tarnish to clasp fittings, solder marks to one safety catch. 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 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."