20 November 2008,
Price realised CHF 93,000
Estimate CHF 80,000 - CHF 120,000
A BELLE ÉPOQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH
Centering upon an elongated cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 12.70 carats, within an openwork lozenge-shaped plaque millegrain-set with old-cut diamond foliate motifs, circa 1910, 5.2 cm long
Accompanied by report no. 52424 dated 22 September 2008 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating
Report no. 1740/08 dated 28 July 2008 from the Gem Lab of Liechtenstein stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heat treatment or any other treatment
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