Lot 1733, Impressive Pair of 21.69 and 21.23 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Earrings. Estimate HK$7,000,000 — 8,000,000 (€809,229 - 924,833). Photo Sotheby's.
Each centring on a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 21.69 and 21.23 carats respectively, embellished with pear-shaped diamond together weighing approximately 5.70 carats, mounted in platinum.
Accompanied by two Gübelin reports numbered 15116044 and 15116043, both dated 24 November 2015; and SSEF report numbered 82296, dated 25 September 2015, stating that the sapphires are natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. SSEF further stated that the colour of the 21.69 carat sapphire may also be called 'royal blue' in the trade. Also accompanied by SSEF appendix letter stating that this pair of sapphires 'exhibit an attractive and saturated blue colour combined with a very fine purity.'
Further accompanied by a SSEF Premium Appendix Folio.
Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 05 avr. 2016, 02:00 PM