15 November 2016
THE PROPERTY OF AN ITALIAN LADY
A DIAMOND RING, BY HARRY WINSTON
Set with a rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 5.79 carats, between tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 4 ½, mounted in platinum, in black suede Harry Winston case
With maker's mark of Jacques Timey for Harry Winston
Accompanied by report no. 2171608592 dated 28 April 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity; also with a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond is potentially Internally Flawless.
Further accompanied by original photograph from Harry Winston.
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