Christie’s to Foretaste Rare Jewels Up For Auction

Christie’s has exhibited the rare collection of jewels and gemstones to be auctioned on 15-16 April. Roughly 65 lots from these two sales to be held at Christie’s Manhattan salesroom are expected to fetch really big dough. The 15 April rare jewels & gemstones sale will exhibit antique jewelry dating from the 17th-20th centuries. Among the interesting and must-see jewels, there is a historic diamond bow brooch made for Empress Eugénie in the mid-19th century, which is expected to generate r $4-6 million. Whilst the 16 April auction would count an array of atypical shaded gemstones, diamonds and jewelry from eminent American collections counting pieces possessed by the novelist Danielle Steel and a flawless 39.34 carat diamond. The highlights of the preview of the “Christie’s Rare Jewels and Gemstones: The Eye of a Connoisseur” include a pair of sugarloaf cobachon emerald ear clips, weigh up about 17.38 and 17.39 carats, within a graduated marquise and pear-shaped diamond foliate surround, mounted in platinum and is expected to fetch $800,000 million on 16 April. Others include: rectangular-cut pink diamond ring A 14.23 carat rectangular-cut pink diamond ring with a pre-estimate of $15 million to be sold on 15 April. diamond corsage ornament An art nouveau enamel, multi-gem and diamond corsage ornament by George Fouquet to be auctioned on 15 April for $200,000. D color, absolutely flawless diamond ring A rectangular-cut, D color, absolutely flawless diamond ring of 27.91 carats (top), and its identical copy designed using simulated diamonds, both mounted by Harry Winston, will fetch $3 million on 16 April. “Speedwell” bracelet An art nouveau glass and enamel “Speedwell” bracelet by Rene Lalique sits to demand around $700,000 on 15 April. Handful of jewelry that belonged to Christina Onassis would also be available for auction at Christie’s. Onassis is the daughter of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis who made efforts to find bliss regardless of her family’s prosperity. Christina Onassis Christina Onassis Christina Onassis Christina Onassis
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