The Spectacular 88.22-Carat Oval Diamond


One of only three oval diamonds over 50 carats to appear at auction in living memory, this spectacular Masterwork elevates diamonds to the level of art. Perfect according to every criteria, the 88.22-carat, D Colour, Flawless, Type IIa, oval brilliant diamond is the highlight of our upcoming sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite (Hong Kong | 2 April). In China and other Asian cultures, the number eight is considered lucky – a symbol of perfection and eternity, associated with prosperity. Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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