This demi-parure is being sold as composed of natural pearls; it will be submitted for testing at the SSEF laboratory at Sotheby's expense after the auction and before
delivery to the buyer.
Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 6.00 carats, J-K colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in mounting. Accompanied by CISGEM report no 79980, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and that due to the mounting some pearls were not tested. SSEF report to come. Clasp secure. Signs of wear to the metal, marks of solder where pearl pendant drops were once detachable, some signs of tarnish. 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."