Lot 508. Pair of important sapphire and diamond ear clips, JAR. Estimate 490,000 — 780,000 CHF. Lot sold 586,000 CHFPhoto: Sotheby's.

Of bombé design, each set with a sugarloaf cabochon sapphire, within a mount pavé-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, unsigned, maker's marks, pouch stamped JAR. 

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82364, stating that the sapphires are of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

Provenance: This lot was part of the Magnificent Jewels from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman sale, at Sotheby's New York on 5 December 2012.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 11 nov. 2015.