Lot 211. A Belle Epoque 58.04 carats old mine brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow diamond and diamond pendant necklace, circa 1900. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price Realised USD 2,647,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
Suspending an old mine brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing approximately 58.04 carats, enhanced by a single and old-cut diamond surmount of foliate design, to the fine link platinum neckchain set with collet-set old-cut diamonds, circa 1900, 2 1/2 ins. (pendant), 35 1/2 ins (neckchain), mounted in platinum
Accompanied by report no. 5171855591 dated 12 September 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy intense yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, 7 December 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza