15 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 110,500
Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000
AN UNMOUNTED CUSHION-CUT YELLOW SAPPHIRE
Weighing approximately 91.30 carats
With report 0708717 dated 12 September 2007 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics consistent with those of sapphires originating from Sri Lanka (Ceylon). No indications of heating.
With report CS 39027 dated 13 July 2007 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that based on available gemological information, it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this yellow sapphire would be classified as Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Heat enhancement: None. Clarity enhancement: None.
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