Worthy of SNAPPING: Until finally July 7, an eclectic ensemble of jewels spanning from the 19th century to the 1980s will be provided on the internet at auction by Christie’s.
The 290 loads, curated by the jewelry division of the auction house’s French arm, include models from Location Vendôme cornerstones Boucheron, Cartier, Chaumet and Van Cleef & Arpels as nicely as pieces from sought-after signatures JAR, Suzanne Belperron and René Boivin.
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Amongst the stars of the sale are very likely to be the nine pieces that belonged to June Newton, the late photographer recognised professionally as Alice Springs and who was married to Helmut Newton.
A gold Boivin bangle scattered with sapphires and pearls is estimated to go for between 20,000 and 40,000 euros, with a identical 30,000-euro beginning price tag for an additional bracelet by Belperron studded with geometric patterns figuring cherished stones.
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A different important attract will be the private assortment of 3rd-generation jeweler Jean Fouquet. In addition to items by his grandfather Alphonse and father Georges, the sparse strains of the Art Deco pieces are envisioned to attract focus — and bids.
The late jeweler’s individual models have recently commanded substantial costs, with a necklace made available by Christie’s placing the world file for his work at 980,000 euros very last July.
Other highlights involve a transformable Zip necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, approximated in between 200,000 and 300,000 euros a panther brooch in coloured diamonds imagined by Boivin a Bulgari Tubogas necklace established with eco-friendly tourmalines and peridots, and models by American jewelers David Webb and Seaman Schepps.
The “Jewellery Talent of Today” section, now in its 3rd version will characteristic the functions of modern day jewelers Gaelle Khouri, Mashandy, Salima Thakker, Jose Marin and Aida Bergsen.
The jewels will be exhibited at Christie’s Parisian outpost at 9 Avenue de Matignon in the tony 8th arrondissement until finally the conclusion of the sale on July 7.