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Sensational and rare fancy vivid yellow diamond ring, graff, known
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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.\nOf 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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condition

Accompanied by GIA report no. 15142095, stating that the diamond weighing 100.09 carats is Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Colour, VS2 Clarity.Signed Graff, inscribed 100.09 FVVVS2 referring to weight, colour and clarity of the fancy vivid yellow diamond. Stamped Pt900 for platinum on shank and OR 750 for 18 carat yellow gold on detachable centre. For further information on the central diamond please refer to the report. Side stones bright and lively. Little signs of wear to the metal. In very good condition. Gross weight of mounting approximately 17 grams. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones and to the Notice regarding import of Burmese jadeite and rubies into the US. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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From a Private Collection


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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