133ct. Yellow Diamond to Lead Sotheby’s New York

An unmounted 133.03-carat yellow diamond is the highlight of an upcoming jewelry auction at Sotheby’s in New York, where it is estimated to fetch up to $5 million.

The cushion modified brilliant-cut, fancy-vivid-yellow, VS2-clarity stone will feature in the December 5 Magnificent Jewels sale, Sotheby’s said Monday. It is among a top 10 made up almost entirely of diamond jewels.

The auction house will also offer 21 items from the collection of iconic American actress Mary Tyler Moore. Proceeds from that sale will benefit The Mary Tyler Moore Initiative, a nonprofit that seeks to preserve and restore vision in people with diabetes. Meanwhile, two gifts from Frank Sinatra to his wife Barbara will go under the hammer, including a Bulgari emerald, diamond and cultured pearl choker and a 16.19-carat diamond ring, each with a presale estimate of up to $350,000.

BRON: Rapaport 28-11-2023