Christie’s Hong Kong Sale Achieves US$2.55m Per Carat For 8.01 Carat Necklace by Moussaieff
Christie’s Hong Kong Sale Achieves US$2.55m Per Carat For 8.01 Carat Necklace by Moussaieff.Bidding for an 8.01 carat fancy vivid blue diamond pendant necklace by Moussaieff achieved US$20,470,000, US$2.55m per carat at Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Sales of Magnificent Jewels.
The sale clocked revenues worth US$72,092,401, and a healthy bidding with 111 buyers from 18 countries worldwide.
Vickie Sek, Deputy Chairman and Director of Jewellery Asia, mentioned that, “In a selective market, the sale saw healthy demand from collectors and professionals alike who bid for top quality jewellery and gemstones, realising record prices for a pair of Paraiba tourmalines and a coloured diamond bracelet designed by Edmond Chin for Boghossian. The Rockefeller pearl necklace achieved US$2m, having previously been sold at Christie’s Geneva in 1998 for US$500,000.”
About Christie’s Hong Kong
In recent years, Hong Kong has grown to become Asia’s most important auction centre. Since our first sale in Hong Kong in 1986, Christie’s has been instrumental in further developing the market, becoming the leading international auction house in the region today. Christie’s currently holds sales in Asian 20th century and contemporary art, Chinese ceramics and works of art, Chinese classical and modern paintings, jewellery and jadeite, handbags and accessories, watches, and fine wine. Our mid-season sales are held in the James Christie Room at Alexandra House and our major marquee Hong Kong week sales take place in May and November at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.