10 November 2015,
Price realised CHF 28,725,000
CHF 22,000,000 - CHF 27,000,000
THE LARGEST CUSHION-SHAPED FANCY VIVID PINK DIAMOND AT AUCTION
Set with a cushion-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond, weighing approximately 16.08 carats, within a diamond twin surround, to the pink diamond gallery and diamond-set hoop, ring size 6, mounted in platinum and gold
Accompanied by report no. 5101646581 dated 18 December 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Pink colour, VVS2 clarity, and a Diamond Classification Letter indicating that the diamond had been determined to be Type IIa.
Please note that the remaining coloured diamonds have not been tested for natural colour origin.
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