Sale 21IJ02 | Lot 164

Platinum, 'Pigeon Blood' Ruby and Diamond Ring

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Platinum, 'Pigeon Blood' Ruby and Diamond Ring

Lot Details

Lot 164
Platinum, 'Pigeon Blood' Ruby and Diamond Ring
Centering one round ruby ap. 3.90 cts., and one old European-cut diamond ap. 2.65 cts., flanked by 10 baguette and 2 trapezoid-shaped diamonds ap. .70 ct., no. B4066, circa 1920. Size 6 3/4. With box signed J.E. Caldwell.

With AGL report no. 1114836 stating 'Classic' Burma (Myanmar) origin, no gemological evidence of heat or clarity enhancement.

With Appendix letters stating Pigeon Blood color, from the Mogok mines, and confirming its rare attributes.

With GIA report no. 5212675992 stating F color, VS1 clarity.

With Gubelin report no. 21052060 stating Burma (Myanmar) origin, Pigeon Blood color, with no indications of heating.





C Property Formerly from the Estate of David C. Titus

Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000
Sold for $510,300 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Ruby: vivid red, good color concentration, slightly included, feather in center, not visible, two minor surface-reaching inclusions on crown facets by girdle, several surface-reaching inclusions on pavilion, small nick at corner of girdle, very lively.

Diamond: F-VS1, no fluorescence.


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Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000
Sold for $510,300 (includes buyer's premium)

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