Lot 1727
  • 1727


720,000 - 1,200,000 HKD
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  • Chanel
Designed as a camellia, centring a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow diamond weighing 3.52 carats, surrounded by petals pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of yellow tint, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed Chanel, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.


Accompanied by GIA report no. 6315558484, dated 24 January 2019, stating that the 3.52 carat diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Colour, VVS1 Potential. Please refer to the report for further details. Please note that the brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow tint has not been tested for natural colour origin. Inscribed 750 and French assay marks for 18 karat yellow gold, signed Chanel, numbered 13 J 122, with French maker's mark. Brilliant-cut diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 38.00 to 43.00 carats in total; diamonds of yellow tint are of very light to deep tone, yellow, orangy yellow to yellow-orange, brownish yellow to brown-yellow and greenish yellow to yellow-green colour, mainly VS to SI clarity, some with tiny chips and a few with minor cavities but not visible to unaided eyes; diamonds of near colourless are bright and lively; as gauged and graded in the mount. Signs of minor wear to the metal commensurate with age, evidence of very minor tarnished and discolouration mainly at the back, overall in very good condition.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by GIA report no. 6315558484, dated 24 January 2019, stating that the 3.52 carat diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Together with the original working diagram stating that the diamond may be potentially Internally Flawless. Please note that brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.