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Pair of pink sapphire, sapphire and diamond brooches, Cartier, Paris, circa 1950. Photo Sotheby's

Of curved form, each set with a row of graduating cabochon sapphires, bordered by oval and cushion-shaped pink sapphires, the terminals set with brilliant-cut diamonds, the sapphires, pink sapphires and diamonds altogether weighing approximately 8.00, 100.00 and 4.00 carats respectively, mounted in platinum and 18 karat yellow gold, signed. (2). Estimate 900,000 — 1,100,000 HKD - LOT SOLD. 1,120,000 HKD

Accompanied by a gem report stating that the pink sapphires are natural, of Sri Lankan (Ceylon) origin, with no indications of heating.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong | 07 Apr 2014 - www.sothebys.com