In New York, sold the most expensive pink diamond
The collection of jewelry American millionaire Hyugett Clark, who died in 2011, aged 104 years, sold in New York at Christie's auction April 17 20, 8 million dollars. In this case, initially a collection of 17 items was estimated at 9-12 million.
The most expensive lot was a pink diamond ring in nine carat. It went under the hammer for 15, 7 million dollars, while it was initially estimated at 6.8 million, but the starting price was 4 million.
According to the auction house, the pink diamond Clark among the most expensive sold at auction in US history. Rose bought a ring Brett Stettner of the company Stettner Investment Diamonds.
In addition to the collection of Clark, April 17 in New York at Christie's auction went under the hammer, and other jewelry. In total more than 300 lots were sold for 70,726,000 $ 650. Hyugett Clark was the daughter of Senator William Clark, grown rich on the railways and mining. He still is among the 50 richest people in the US history.
By the end of his life Hyugett Clark has a fortune of $ 400 million. 275 million is donated to charity by creating a fund to support the arts.
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