11.28-carat Infınıte Blue dıamond sells for US$25.4 mıllıon at Sotheby’s

On the occasion of Sotheby’s 50th anniversary in Asia, Sotheby’s Hong Kong presented its crown jewel, The Infinite Blue, in a dedicated single-lot auction amidst a series of five evening sales on 5 October. 

The auctioneer opened the bidding on the 11.28-carat Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring at HK$140 million. Eventually, it was hammered at HK$170 million, selling for HK$198 million (US$25.4 million) with fees to a lady in the saleroom with paddle number 8800.