‘The Perfect Palette,’ a trio of sensational colored diamonds offered as separate lots, collectively achieved $8,370,000 at Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels auction on April 13, 2021, surpassing estimates.
Each stone exceeded initial estimates with the fancy vivid purplish pink diamond ring of 2.17 carats selling for $3,510,000; the fancy vivid blue diamond ring of 2.13 carats realizing $2,670,000; and the fancy vivid orange diamond ring of 2.34 carats achieving $2,190,000, Christie’s said in a statement.
‘THE PERFECT PALETTE’
COLLECTIVELY ACHIEVES: $8,370,000
PRICE REALIZED: $2,670,000
PRICE REALIZED: $2,190,000
PRICE REALIZED: $3,510,000
Image credit: Christie’s
Additionally, impressive prices were realized for significant white diamonds led by a pear brilliant-cut diamond ring of 38.04 carats, D color, flawless clarity, Type IIa that sold for $3,030,000; an emerald-cut diamond of 14.50 carats, D color, IF clarity, Type IIa that achieved double its low estimate selling for $1,410,000; an impressive diamond bracelet that realized $1,170,000; and a pair of diamond earrings offered at no reserve which achieved $894,000.
Colored gemstones performed with exceptional results including an exquisite Burmese ruby ring by F.J. Cooper, a prominent Philadelphia jeweler that sold for $1,650,000; and a Colombian emerald ring by Cartier, which realized $225,000.