Lot 323. A fine antique 11.88 carats Burmese sapphire, diamond and pearl pendant-brooch, circa 1880. Estimate £35,000 - £40,000 ($68,985 - $78,840). Price Realized £42,000 ($82,782).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006

The central cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 11.88 carats within old-cut diamond border of quatrefoil design to the pearl and diamond surround, mounted in silver and gold, with fittings for brooch, circa 1880, 6.4 cm. high, in red leather fitted case

Accompanied by report No. 9507042 dated 14 July 2005 from the Gübelin Gem Lab, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, no evidence of heat treatment   

Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street