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The 'Victory' Diamond
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The 'Victory' Diamond
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THE 'VICTORY' DIAMOND\nSet with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 31.34 carats, flanked on either side by a baguette-cut diamond, ring size 5 3/4 ins., mounted in platinum\nAccompanied by report no. 5151960000 dated 27 February 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond is potentially Internally Flawless \n\nWith a supplemental letter from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Type IIa diamonds were first identified as originating from India (particularly from the Golconda region) but have since been recovered in all major diamond-producing regions of the world. Among famous gem diamonds, the 530.20 carat Cullinan I and the 105.60 carat Koh-i-noor, are examples of Type IIa
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notes

Previously sold at Christies's New York, The Collection of Florence J. Gould, 11 April 1984, lot 482

title

THE 'VICTORY' DIAMOND

prelot

PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR

signed

Accompanied by report no. 5151960000 dated 27 February 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond is potentially Internally Flawless

keywords

Jewelry, ring, diamond

literature

I. Balfour, Famous Diamonds, England, Christie, Mason and Woods Ltd., 2000, p. 289

provenance

Formerly the Property of Florence J. Gould


*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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