The auction house is celebrating 100 years since the discovery of King Tut’s tomb.
Named the “Williamson Pink Star,” it is the second largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink ever to appear at auction.
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Fine jewelry comprised three of the auction’s top 10 lots, though it could not top her director’s chair or scripts from “The Golden Girls.”
The exhibition is larger in scale this year and has a new theme, Enlightenment.
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“The King” had the gold, tsavorite, and red garnet ring made prior to the filming of the 1970 MGM documentary of the same name.
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The sale also will include a third Rolex, with all three watches tied to Barrett’s 1979 attempt to break the world record for land speed.
“Art as Jewelry as Art” features works from artists like Salvador Dalí, Alexander Calder, and Max Ernst.
The sale includes pieces “The King” gifted to his longtime manager, as well as jewelry Elvis owned and wore on stage.
It is the fifth acquisition under the ownership of private equity firm Epiris, which bought Bonhams in 2018.
Kate Della Monica, a senior specialist in the Jewelry and Watches department, will relocate to the Sunshine State.
Sotheby’s New York put a colorless diamond and a fancy deep orange-brown diamond up for sale last week, with mixed results.
It’s predicted to sell for up to $484,000 during the Bonhams Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite auction on June 22.
“The Light of Africa” 103-carat diamond also went above its pre-sale estimate, garnering $20 million in the “Magnificent Jewels” auction.
“The Juno Diamond” and “The Earth Star” lead the June 16 Magnificent Jewels auction.
Jewelry and objects belonging to Bette Midler, heiress Hélène Irwin Crocker Fagan, and Lady Sylvia Ashley were among the highlights.
The New York jeweler made this incredible, colorful Art Deco bracelet featuring tropical birds in 1927.
It became the most valuable vintage Audemars Piguet watch ever sold at auction, according to Sotheby’s.
The 228-carat stone came in at the low end of its estimated range while “The Red Cross Diamond” exceeded expectations at $14.3 million.
From the estate of Ann Getty, the collection will likely blow its $1.5 million total pre-sale estimate out of the water.
It will lead the Christie’s New York jewelry auction in June.
The yellow gold and citrine suite soared past estimates at Heritage Auctions’ spring jewelry sale.
The third most expensive jewel ever sold at auction, the “De Beers Blue” just missed breaking the blue diamond record.