On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, Christie’s Hong Kong sale of Magnificent Jewels achieved HK$640,522,500 / US$82,947,664, and was sold 81% by lot and 85% by value.
“The largest and most perfect briolette diamond offered for sale at auction, achieved a world record US$11,151,245. This marks the third record breaking diamond result at Christie’s in New York, Geneva, and now Hong Kong, all in one season. Collectors continue to show immense depth when bidding for great gems and masterpieces in the world of jewellery auctions,” said Vickie Sek, Director of the Jewellery & Jadeite Department, Christie's Asia.
RESULTS: CHRISTIE’S HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS SPRING SALE ACHIEVES HK$640,522,500 / US$82,947,664