Gemstone put up for auction for the first time. Diamond is not only the most magnificent stone that ever appeared on Christie's, but also the most valuable work of art in the jewelry world heritage. It weighs 101, 73 carats. And, though inferior to the largest in the history of a diamond of the same cut called "Cullinan I», which weighs 530 carats and is one of 20 funds in the English royal court, but among offered for sale it has no equal.
The largest in the history of the diamond auctions at Christie's
Auction Christie's will present a unique exhibit - a diamond in the 101, 73 carat pear-cut.
Christie's Star 2013 will be shown to the public on March 15. Prior to this, the most expensive diamond sold at Christie's, was "Archduke Joseph." He had a rectangular-cut "cushion-'weighed 76, 02 carats and cost the buyer $ 21, 5 million. Tomorrow in Geneva expected a new record.