• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, BY FRED LEIGHTON

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    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, BY FRED LEIGHTON
    Set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 6.02 carats, flanked on either side by a half-moon diamond, to the circular-cut diamond gallery and hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 5¾
    Signed Fred Leighton, with maker's mark for Tanagro
    With report 0108506 dated 5 September 2001 from Gübelin Gem Lab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics consistent with those of sapphires originating from Burma (Myanmar). No indications of thermal enhancement

    With report GRS2001-07187 dated 27 July 2001 from the GRS GemResearch SwissLab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics corresponding to those of a natural sapphire from Burma (Myanmar). No indication of thermal treatment


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