Lot 170. A colored diamond ring, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
Of navette design, set with three marquise-cut yellow diamonds, and a marquise-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing approximately 1.38 carats, within a gold wire and beadwork scroll mount, circa 1915, ring size 5 1/2, mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co.
Accompanied by report no. 2181417413 dated 15 May 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 1.38 carats, is fancy intense yellow, natural color, VS2 clarity
Formely in the Garden Museum Collection.
Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New York, Tiffany: Innovation in American Design, 10 December 1998, Lot 294
Former Massachusetts Governor Alan Tufts Fuller and his wife, Viola Davenport
By descent in the family
Literature: A. Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection,England, Antique Collectors' Club Limited, 2004, p. 522.
Christie's. Magnificent Jewels & the Rockefeller Emerald, 20 June 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center