* An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Ruby and Sapphire Goldfish Brooch, Harry Winston, consisting of an intricately engraved goldfish containing one round cabochon cut sapphire eye kissing a pair of lips containing numerous invisibly set buff top rubies. Stamp: 750 (maker's mark WINSTON for Harry Winston).
Provenance: Christie's April 11, 2001 Important Jewels from The House of Harry Winston Sale 9808 / Lot 132 26.00 dwts. Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
All stones are present and securely set. No obvious wear to the stones under 10x magnification. Metal work shows scattered superficial scratches visible at 10x magnification. Any eye visible impact is lessened by the textured finish.
There is no evidence of previous repair. The pin stem and clasp are in working order.
Gem Characteristics (graded in setting): Rubies: purplish red in Hue, slightly medium-dark in Tone, moderately strong in Saturation with Very Good to Excellent Clarity. The quality of the calibre cut is Excellent.
An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Ruby and Sapphire Goldfish Brooch, Harry Winston, 26.00 dwts.