Lot 507
  • 507

Sensational and rare fancy vivid yellow diamond ring, Graff, known as 'The Graff Vivid Yellow'

Estimate
13,400,000 - 22,300,000 CHF
Sold
14,501,000 CHF
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Description

  • Graff
  • fancy coloured diamond, diamond
Featuring a cushion modified brilliant fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 100.09 carats, the shoulders embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 50, signed Graff, diamond detachable from band and may be worn as a pendant, case by Graff.

Catalogue Note

Of exceptional beauty and extraordinary fire and brilliance, this gem is one of the largest fancy vivid yellow diamonds in the world. Other important fancy vivid yellow diamonds to recently appear at auction include: 'The Lady Dalal', a 110.03 carat pear-shaped diamond which set a world auction record price for a yellow diamond at Sotheby's Geneva in November 2011, selling for 11,282,500 CHF/12,361,558 USD; and a 20.80 carat marquise-shaped diamond which sold at Sotheby's Geneva in November 2013 for an astounding per carat price of 228,701 CHF/258,202 USD (sold for 4,757,000 CHF/5,184,702 USD).

The Graff Vivid Yellow is listed in Ian Balfour's reference book Famous Diamonds, published in 2008, as one of the few rare yellow diamonds greater than 100 carats.

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