Sunday, 8 October 2017

Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite - Sotheby's

Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale ran October 3, 2017. Top lot was an oval ruby weighing 13.26 carats, with two rose-cut diamonds. BHAGAT. $10,452,800.

A Woolworth-Yard Jadeite Bead and Diamond Necklace made $1.2m. 23X its pre-sale high estimate.

Diamond, Emerald and Ruby Bangle, 'Lion Mask' Bvlgari. $104,000

'Les Voyages Extraordinaires', Van Cleef & Arpels. Oval sapphire weighing 20.04 carats. $596,480

Oval sapphire and circular-cut diamond necklace. Harry Winston. $304,000

Cushion-shaped Paraíba tourmaline weighing 12.67 carats, flanked to each side by a pear-shaped and circular-cut diamond butterfly motif embellished with a pear-shaped Paraíba tourmaline. $ 1.1 - $ 1.4m

Emerald-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 20.03 carats. $ 2.08m

Padparadscha sapphire weighing 8.01 carats, flanked by cushion-shaped, old-mine-cut diamonds weighing 1.01 and 1.00 carats. $780,000

Hexagonal-shaped emeralds weighing 12.30 and 11.68 carats, flanked by two half-moon-shaped diamonds. $ 1.9 to $ 2.5m

Step-cut emerald weighing 17.79 carats, flanked on each side by two baguette diamonds, mounted in platinum. $ 903,000