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An unmounted oval mixed-cut ruby

The oval mixed-cut ruby, weighing 5.01 carats. Sold for HK$156,000

Note: Accompanied by a certificate from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the ruby is of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, natural pinkish-red colour, with no indication of thermal treatment. Report number GRS2007-080521T, dated 6th September 2007.

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com