RESULTS | Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, 2 June 2015

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

Hong Kong, 2 June 2015, Sale #3428

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

281 lots sold

Total: HK$909,663,000/ US$117,892,325/ £77,958,119/ €108,431,830

89.5% sold by lot

314 lots offered

HK$1 = US$0.1296 / £0.0857 / €0.1192

88.4% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate (HK$)

Price Realized

Buyer

2112

A Burmese ruby and diamond necklace of 120 carats, by Etcetera

WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE FOR A RUBY NECKLACE

56,000,000-88,000,000

HK$100,360,000

US$13,006,656

£8,600,852

11,962,912

Asian Private

2104

A rectangular-shaped fancy intense pink IF Type IIa diamond ring of 9.07 carats, by Harry Winston

US$1,394,021 per carat

95,000,000-120,000,000

HK$97,560,000

US$12,643,776

£8,360,892

11,629,152

Asian Private

2097

A jadeite cabochon pendant of 26.1 x 21.3 x 14.5 mm

WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE FOR A SINGLE JADEITE CABOCHON

28,000,000-38,000,000

HK$43,800,000

US$5,676,480

£3,753,660

5,220,960

Asian Private

2110

An oval-shaped Burmese ruby ring of 5.11 carats, by Etcetera

US$755,788 per carat

12,000,000-18,000,000

HK$29,800,000

US$3,862,080

£2,553,860

3,552,160

Asian Private

2108

A rectangular-shaped D/IF Type IIa diamond ring of 15.15 carats, by Graff

US$235,760 per carat

14,000,000-18,000,000

HK$27,560,000

US$3,571,776

£2,361,892

3,285,152

Asian Private

2105A

A rectangular-shaped fancy intense green diamond ring of 5.02 carats, by Moussaieff

US$538,020 per carat

20,000,000-30,000,000

HK$20,840,000

US$2,700,864

£1,785,988

2,484,128

Asian Private

2105

A pear-shaped fancy intense blue IF diamond ring of 3.00 carats, by Moussaieff

US$851,904 per carat

17,500,000-28,000,000

HK$19,720,000

US$2,555,712

£1,690,004

2,350,624

Asian Private

2036

A circular-cut Kashmir sapphire of 10.33 carats

US$240,381 per carat

WORLD AUCTION RECORD PRICE PER CARAT FOR A SAPPHIRE

12,800,000-18,000,000

HK$19,160,000

US$2,483,136

£1,642,012

2,283,872

Asian Private

1890

An octagonal-shaped jadeite plaque and diamond ring of 24.8 x 16.7 x 6.8 mm

650,000-

950,000

HK$18,040,000

US$2,337,984

£1,546,028

2,150,368

Asian Private

2111

An octagonal Colombian emerald cuff bangle of 38.51 carats, by Etcetera

US$60,711 per carat

12,000,000-18,000,000

HK$18,040,000

US$2,337,984

£1,546,028

2,150,368

Asian Private

Christie's Hong Kong established a new record for the most valuable jewellery auction ever held in Asia. The family collection of K’ung Hsiang-Hsi sold for US$14.6 m, 7 times its low estimate. More records were achieved for a ruby necklace, a Kashmir sapphire and a jadeite cabochon and collectors were mesmerized all through the day bidding in any increment and as long as it took to try and acquire anything at the sale,said Vickie Sek, Director of Christie’s Asia Jewellery Department.

Complete Auction Results: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/salebrowse.aspx?intSaleid=25615&viewType=list

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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