Accompanied by GCS report no. 79187-31, stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heat treatment.
Ruby measures 14.5 x 10.4 x 4.8mm, dark pinkish red, translucent, typical inclusions visible under magnification, some surface reaching. Chip to girdle, further rubbed facet edges, very slightly loose in mount but secure. Inside of shank stamped with SC, PT 900 for platinum. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 2.50-3.50 carats. Gross weight approximately 14 grams, overall 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. 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."