15 November 2016,
Price realised CHF 655,500
CHF 550,000 - CHF 750,000
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY HARRY WINSTON
Composed of a series of graduating octagonal-cut emeralds, interspersed with graduating marquise-cut diamonds, the three largest diamonds weighing approximately 5.09, 3.73 and 3.49 carats, 18.0 cm, mounted in platinum and gold, in blue leather Harry Winston case
With maker's mark of Jacques Timey, signed HW for Harry Winston
The three largest diamonds accompanied by reports nos. 2175900844, 6173900920 and 6177900917 dated 26 September 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America respectively stating that the 5.09 carat diamond is F colour, VVS2 clarity, that the 3.73 carat diamond is E colour, VVS2 clarity and that the 3.49 carat diamond is D colour, VS1 clarity.
Report no. 83470 dated 7 January 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the emeralds is Colombia, 4 emeralds with moderate oil, 7 emeralds with minor oil.
Further accompanied by copy of original invoice from Harry Winston.
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