Christie’s Magnificent Jewels totaled $62,252,390

Jun 13, 2023

Jewellery auctionChristie’s Magnificent Jewels totaled $62,252,390

Christie’s is pleased to announce outstanding results for The Magnificent Jewels of Anne Eisenhower and Magnificent Jewels. The two sales totaled $62,252,390, and were 117% sold by the low estimate, and 97% sold by value.

The Magnificent Jewels of Anne Eisenhower totaled $11,521,260 and was 141% sold by its low estimate, and 100% sold by value. The sale featured a stunning assemblage of jewelry from the most important houses. The top lot was the iconic ‘Jarretière’ ruby and diamond bracelet, acquired by Marlene Dietrich in 1937 from Van Cleef & Arpels. The bracelet realized $4,527,000.

Jewellery auctionMagnificent Jewels featured an exquisite assemblage of jewels from private collections, alongside signed jewels by Cartier, Chaumet, Harry Winston, JAR, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, and Verdura. Magnificent Jewels totaled $50,731,130 and was 112% sold by its low estimate, and 96% sold by value.

The top lot of the sale was The Light of Peace which realized $13,635,000. Property from a Private Collection, The Light of Peace Diamond of 126.76 carats, D color, Internally Flawless, Type IIa.

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