Lot 270. An elegant diamond necklace, by Graff. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price Realised USD 487,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
Designed as three connected rows of pear-shaped, marquise and circular-cut diamonds, the largest diamonds ranging in weight from approximately 1.53 to 0.87 carats, 14 ins., mounted in platinum, in a Graff navy leather case and envelope case. Signed Graff, no. 3790
Accompanied by fourteen reports dated from 11 August 2000 to 1 March 2001 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that fourteen of the pear-shaped diamonds, weighing from approximately 1.02 to 1.53 carats, range from D to G color, and from VVS1 to SI1 clarity
With four reports dated from 30 January 2001 to 12 April 2001 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that four of the marquise-cut diamonds, weighing from approximately 0.87 to 1.04 carats, range from D to G color, and from VVS1 to VS2 clarity
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, 7 December 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza