RESULTS: Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs Lily Safra - Geneva, 14 May 2012

This sale realised a total of SFr. 35,115,325/$37,924,551/€29,145,719, selling 100% by lot and 100% by value.

Geneva

Sold:

SFr. 35,115,325 

$37,924,551

€29,145,719

Lots Sold: 69

Lots Offered: 69

Sold by Lot: 100%

Sold by $: 100%

Exchange Rates: SFr.1=$1.08; SFr.1=€0.83

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (SFr.)

 

Purchase Price

Buyer

66

‘The Hope Ruby’ - a cushion-shaped Burmese ruby ring of 32.08 cts, by Chaumet

$210,000 per ct

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR A RUBY AT AUCTION

2,800,000 - 4,600,000

SFr.6,243,000

$6,742,440

€5,181,690

Amer Radwan

29

A pair of pear-shaped, D, potentially IF, type IIa diamonds of 19.43 & 19.16 cts

$138,000 per ct

3,250,000 - 4,600,000

SFr.4,927,000

$5,321,160

€4,089,410

Leviev

10

A rectangular-cut, D, potentially IF diamond of 34.05 cts

$150,000 per ct

3,300,000 - 4,600,000

SFr.4,742,200

$5,121,576

€3,936,026

Chatila

28

A ruby Camellia brooch, by JAR, 2003

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR A JEWEL BY JAR AT AUCTION

1,100,000 - 1,400,000

SFr.4,003,000

$4,323,240

€3,322,490

Private Collector

21

A tourmaline & diamond Poppy brooch, by JAR, 1982

460,000 - 650,000

SFr.1,179,000

$1,273,320

€978,570

Private Collector

4

A Belle Epoque diamond & emerald 'Eglantine' necklace, by Cartier, 1906

550,000 - 740,000

SFr.1,083,000

$1,169,640

€898,890

US Trade

31

A Colombian emerald bead necklace, weighing approximately 598.71 carats

370,000 - 550,000

SFr.1,047,000

$1,130,760

€869,010

US Trade

13

A taviz diamond ring, by JAR, 2004

280,000 - 460,000

SFr.903,000

$975,240

€749,490

Private Collector

3

A Belle Epoque diamond necklace, by Cartier, 1911

370,000 - 550,000

SFr.747,000

$806,760

€620,010

Private Collector

70

An Antique Colombian emerald & diamond necklace, early 19th century

1,100,000 - 1,600,000

SFr.663,000

$716,040

€550,290

Anonymous

 

Comment:                                         SEE SEPARATE RELEASE

Press Contact:

Cristiano De Lorenzo             +44 7500 815 344           cdelorenzo@christies.com

Date and Location of Next Sale:

Geneva Magnificent Jewels, 16 May 2012

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