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    Sale 1418

    Geneva Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 172

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING
    Set with an oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 12.74 carats, within a baguette and marquise-cut diamond bombé abstract surround, 1960s, ring size 5 ¾, mounted in platinum
    By Vaillant & Duverne
    Accompanied by report no. 63791 dated 1 June 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the sapphire is Sri Lanka (Ceylon), with no indications of heating.


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    Cf. D. Bennett & D. Mascetti, Celebrating Jewellery, London, Antique Collectors' Club, 2012, p. 256 for a similar example

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    Provenance

    Geneva, 14 November 2012, lot 570, Property of a Lady of Title


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR