• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    THE EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN DIAMOND

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THE EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN DIAMOND
    Set with a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 39.55 carats, mounted in platinum
    With report 2115547389 dated 8 January 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is I color, VS1 clarity, with very strong blue fluorescence

    Accompanied by a supplemental letter dated 23 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America attesting to the re-cutting of the Emperor Maximilian Diamond from 41.94 carats to its present weight of 39.55 carats


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