The Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction of Sotheby’s Geneva of November 16th featured historic jewels including some of the Russian Imperial Court from the time of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. The auction centerpiece was an outstanding Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring by Cartier. Weighing 8.01 carats, ...
Timepieces spanning from 1760 to 2015 brought Sotheby’s its highest ever total for a ‘various-owner’ sale of Important Watches in New York, achieving $12.5 million with a very strong 88.8% of lots sold. The centerpiece of the auction was a magnificent private collection of 22 Swiss enameled automata that achieved ...
The Orientalist Sale As part of the its Orientalist & Islamic Week on 21 and 22 April, Sotheby’s presented The Orientalist Sale featuring 42 lots showcasing important Orientalist paintings and luxurious works of art of the “Orient”; a term used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to describe present-day Turkey, ...
Making the event Magnificent Jewels sales at Sotheby’s achieved $65.1 million, marking a new record total for a jewelry auction at the Company’s New York salesroom. The auction was led by an extraordinary 100.20-carat ‘Perfect Diamond’ in a classic Emeraldcut, which sold for $22.1 million ($220,459 per carat). This result ...
RARE HERMÈS ALLIGATOR BIRKIN ACHIEVES $104,500 IN HERITAGE AUCTIONS’ $10 MILLION SPRING JEWELRY & LUXURY ACCESSORIES EVENT
Spring Luxury Auction exceeds all pre-sale expectations with 100% of lots selling; including Kim Kardashian’s Limited Edition Hermes Veau Doblis Grizzly Birkin, reaching $18,125, and a Hermes Blue Sapphir Gulliver Mini Kelly, bringing ten-times its estimate, on April 28 in New York. An Hermès Extremely Rare 35cm Matte Pink 5P Alligator ...
THE FIRST DIAMOND AT AUCTION IS GIVEN A NAME HIGHLIGHTING CHINA Christie’s announces that “The Star of China” is now the name of the largest and most perfect briolette diamond offered for sale at auction, on top of the other two world record breaking diamonds, The Princie Diamond and The ...