15 November 2016,
Price realised CHF 100,000
Estimate CHF 80,000 - CHF 120,000
A LATE 19TH CENTURY SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH/CLASP
Set with an oval-cut sapphire within an old-cut diamond surround, circa 1890, 2.5 cm, mounted in silver and gold
Accompanied by report no. 55910 dated 18 March 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the sapphire is Ceylon (Sri Lanka), with no indications of heating.
Please note that this report is over five years old and might require an update.
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