Lot 400: An early 20th century ruby, sapphire and split pearl ring.
January 24, 2013
Birmingham, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: An early 20th century ruby, sapphire and split pearl ring. The oval-shape ruby, sapphire and split pearl trefoil, to the openwork gallery and replacement band. Weight 3.5gms.
Condition Report: The lot is in good overall condition with scratches and small dents in keeping with general wear. The band is a replacement. Stamped 18ct. The split pearl is a possible replacement, some claws deficient. The ruby and sapphire have significant abrasion and small nicks. Please see important notices for purchasers in the catalogue for Coloured Gemstones. The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. Ring size L 1/2.