RESULTS: Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

Hong Kong – 31 May 2011 – Sale no: 2866 – Top Ten

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

Sold:   HK$ 695,744,750 

US$ 89,403,200

£ 54,337,665

€ 62,686,602

Lots Sold: 236 

Lots Offered: 295 

Sold by Lot: 80%

Sold by HK$: 89%

Exchange Rate: HK$1 = US$0.1285/£0.0781/€0.0901

 

Lot 

Description

Estimate (HK$)

Purchase Price

Buyer

3296

The Imperial Cushions

A pair of cushion-shaped D, potentially IF Golconda diamonds of 23.49 and 23.11 cts

US$200,000 per ct

55,000,000-75,000,000

HK$ 72,340,000

US$ 9,295,690

  Anonymous

3291

A marquise-cut fancy blue, VVS2 diamond of 13.39 cts

US$565,000 per ct

27,000,000-35,000,000

HK$ 58,900,000

US$ 7,568,650

Leviev

3275

A pair of Kashmir sapphire and diamond ear pendants of 14.84 and 13.47 cts

US$145,000 per ct

20,500,000-30,000,000

HK$ 32,020,000

US$ 4,114,570

Asian Private

3289

A circular cut D, Flawless diamond of 18.88 cts

US$210,000 per ct

25,000,000-40,000,000

HK$ 30,900,000

US$ 3,970,650

Asian Private

3293

A pear-shaped D, IF and pink diamond necklace comprising a total of 67.63 cts

23,500,000-35,000,000

HK$ 27,540,000

US$ 3,538,890

Anonymous

3294

A pair of heart-shaped D, IF diamonds of 13.03 and 12.86 cts

US$131,000 per ct

23,500,000-35,000,000

HK$ 26,420,000

US$ 3,394,970

Asian Trade

3258

A three-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace suspending a natural pearl drop

9,600,000-15,000,000

HK$ 19,140,000

US$ 2,459,490

Anonymous

3279

An oval-shaped Burmese ruby necklace comprising a total of 64.95 cts

12,500,000-19,500,000

HK$ 18,580,000

US$ 2,387,530

Asian Private

3295

A circular cut D, IF Golconda diamond of 11.25 cts

US$ 205,000 per ct

** World record price per carat for a colourless Golconda diamond **

15,500,000-25,000,000

HK$ 18,020,000

US$ 2,315,570

Asian Private

3274

A cushion-shaped D, IF diamond of 13.15 cts

US$165,000 per ct

12,000,000-18,000,000

HK$ 16,900,000

US$ 2,171,650

Anonymous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“With US$110 million changing hands in two days, we have just concluded our best season for jewellery and watches in Asia. The Imperial Cushions, a magnificent pair of D-colour Golconda diamonds achieved a world record price of US$200,000 per carat and the Asian market continues to grow and position itself as a major centre in the international world of auctions,” said Vickie Sek, Director of the Jewellery and Jadeite Department, Christie’s Asia.

 

Images can be downloaded here: 

http://cshk.myftp.org/Spring%202011%20Christie's%20Hong%20Kong%20Auctions/Jewels/RESULTS/

 

To view the full auction results: 

http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/searchresults.aspx?intSaleID=23462

 

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*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.