10 December 2012,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,370,500
Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000
A FINE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, BY TIFFANY & CO.
Set with a cushion-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 8.91 carats, flanked on either side by a bullet-cut diamond, mounted in platinum
Signed Tiffany & Co.
With report CS 51857 dated 18 October 2012 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of the sapphire would be classified as Kashmir. No gemological evidence of heat
With report 12105051 dated 29 October 2012 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics consistent with those of sapphires originating from Kashmir. No indications of heating; accompanied by a supplemental appendix attesting to the rarity of the sapphire
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