Lot 186 Sale 2177 Estimate 3,300,000 – 5,500,000 U.S. dollars Lot Title AN IMPORTANT UNMOUNTED PEAR-SHAPED COLORED DIAMONDThe fancy intense blue pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.29 carats CHRISTIE’S IMAGES LTD. 2009
Christie’s announced that the New York Jewels Sale on June 11 will be led by four blue diamonds. Following the record sale of the 17th century historic Wittelsbach diamond -the 35.56 carat blue diamond that set the record for the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction at $24.3 million at Christie’s London in December 2008 – the market for blue diamonds is vibrant.
Auction: New York Jewels June 11 at 10am
Viewing: Christie’s 20 Rockefeller Galleries June 6-10