09-19-2017 09-19-2017
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3027B Boston
September 19, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 3027B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 19, 2017 10:00AM


Sapphire and Diamond Ring, c. 1915, bezel-set with an oval-cut sapphire measuring approx. 9.10 x 7.80 x 4.60 mm, framed by ten old European-cut diamonds, approx. total diamond wt. 2.00 cts., platinum mount, size 5 1/4.

Note: Accompanied by AGL document no. 1083456, dated April 24, 2017, stating that the sapphire is of Burma origin, no gemological evidence of heat.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

The mount is platinum. The stone shows facet wear, would benefit from a polish. Dark. Minor inclusions visible, not obtrusive. Diamonds are very lively old stones and face up white, eye clean, but do draw some color and a couple with dark crystals visible under magnification. Shank bent.

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