Lot 108
  • 108

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring, Harry Winston

Estimate
800,000 - 1,200,000 USD
Sold
996,500 USD
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Description

  • Harry Winston
  • platinum, emerald, diamond
Set with a hexagon-shaped emerald weighing approximately 34.40 carats, framed by pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 6.00 carats, size 5½, signed Winston.

Provenance

Formerly in the Collection of Evalyn Walsh McLean, who wore the emerald as a pendant atop the Star of the East Diamond, circa 1908.

Formerly in the Collection of Eva Stotesbury, who had Pierre Cartier create a suite of emerald jewels, circa 1926.

Formerly in the Collection of May Bonfils Stanton, who purchased the emerald as a ring from Harry Winston, 1947.

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., November 17, 1971, Magnificent Jewelry, lot 97, designated as being from The Estate of May Bonfils Stanton.

Please view the PDF of the printed catalogue, available on sothebys.com, to read the history of the Magnificent and Legendary Stotesbury Emerald.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by AGL report no. 1082224 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional.
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