Christie’s announces online-only auction
February 21, 2014
This ruby and diamond set by Van Cleef & Arpels is expected to sell for as much as $7,500 during Christie’s upcoming online-only jewelry auction.
Hong Kong--Christie’s is holding an online-only auction of jewelry beginning Tuesday that will offer pieces by Chopard and Van Cleef & Arpels.
This is the third online-only jewelry sale for Christie’s, which held its first in July and the second in September of last year. The first two online sales were larger, offering more than 100 lots and more than 90 lots, respectively.
The Statement Jewels online auction will open Tuesday and run until March 6, and will be accessible on the Christie’s website.
More than 80 lots will be offered at a range of price points, including pieces featuring colored stones, diamonds, jade and cultured pearls as well as watches. Minimum bids will start at approximately $250.
Highlighting the sale is a set of ruby and diamond jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels, which includes a ring and earrings and has a pre-sale high estimate of $7,500. In addition, a set of emerald and diamond jewelry by Chaumet is expected to fetch up to $3,000.