Lot 359: PADPARADSCHA AND DIAMOND RING, CHAUMET, 1940S

Est: £7,000 - £9,000
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Description: Claw-set with a cushion-shaped padparadscha sapphire weighing 13.86 carats, between cushion-shaped diamond shoulders,  size I1/2, signed Chaumet, French assay marks.
Condition Report: Accompanied by SSEF, report no. 43791, stating that the Padparadscha is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating. Colour light orangy-pink. Measuring approximately 13.32 x 13.23 x 9.52mm. Weighing approximately 13.86 carats. Accompanied by GCS report no. 78140-327, stating that the padparadscha sapphire is of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) origin, with no indications of heating. Colour pinkish orange. Measuring approximately 13.3 x 13.2 x 9.5mm, weighing approximately 16.50 carats. Accompanied by an invoice certificate from Rebecca Antique Collector St. Moritz, dated 4th April 2007. Stamped Chaumet Paris to inside of ring shank. Stamped with French assay marks for platinum and gold to outside of ring shank. Padparadscha sapphire of light orange colour, transparent, typical inclusions visible, slightly uneven colour distribution due to natural inclusions, light surface scratches, a few rubbed facet edges and small chips visible to stone surface. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.80-1.20 carats, estimated clarity VS/SI, colour variations. Some diamonds slightly loose in mounts. Surface scratches and very small dents and pits to metal surfaces, solder line visible to ring shank. Ring shank not entirely round. Overall condition good. Gross weight approximately 9.6 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.
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Saleroom Notice: Please note that the estimate for this ring is £25,000 - 35,000, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
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