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    Sale 2160

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    22 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    A SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND, VIOLET SAPPHIRE AND PEARL BROOCH, BY JAR

    Price Realised  

    A SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND, VIOLET SAPPHIRE AND PEARL BROOCH, BY JAR
    Designed as a raised rectangular plaque, centering upon a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 52.57 carats, within a pavé-set color-change violet sapphire surround, with circular-cut diamond trefoils and pearl accents, to the concave pavé-set sapphire sides trimmed by pavé-set color-change violet sapphires, extending diamond trefoils and pearls, mounted in silver-topped 18k gold, 2000, with French assay marks and maker's mark
    Signed JAR, Paris
    With report 92017212 dated 27 February 2009 from the AGTA Gemological Testing Center stating that the data obtained during the examination of this sapphire indicates that the probable geographic origin is Burma (Myanmar). No indications of heating


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    Joel Rosenthal and Pierre Jeannet, JAR, Art Books International, Paris, 2002, plate 128