Fancy yellow diamond cocktail ring, Verdura, circa 1960

Lot 126. 29.15 carats SI1 clarity Fancy yellow diamond cocktail ring, Verdura, circa 1960. Estimate 180,000 — 220,000  USD. Lot sold 432,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2007

Set with a cushion-shaped diamond of fancy yellow color weighing 29.15 carats, held within rounded claws pavé-set with small round diamonds, mounted in gold and platinum, size 5¼. 

LiteratureThe present ring is illustrated in Verdura, by Patricia Corbett, p. 154.

NoteAccompanied by GIA report no. 15314838 stating that the diamond is Fancy Yellow, Natural Color, SI1 clarity. 

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York, 24 Apr 2007