Lot 261: Gold and Padparadscha Sapphire Brooch
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold and Padparadscha Sapphire Brooch
18 kt., centering one pear-shaped Padparadscha sapphire approximately 9.01 cts., atop radiating textured gold sun rays, within polished gold, signed R. W. Wise, approximately 11.2 dwts.
With AGL report no. CS 1075574 stating that the sapphire is 'Classic' Ceylon (Sri Lanka) origin, no gemological evidence of heat or clarity enhancement.
With AGTA report no. 91002309 stating that the sapphire is natural Padparadscha, no gemological evidence of heat or clarity enhancement.
C Estate of Cora Nunnally Miller
Padparadscha Sapphire: bright orangy-pink, color slightly concentrated near top, fingerprint inclusion visible in table, nice cut and shape, very lively.
Good condition. Normal wear, minor scratches to gold.
2 5/16 x 1 3/8 inches.
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