Christie’s Important Jewels | 30 July 2020

Christie’s is auctioning a variety of notable lots in their Important Jewels Sale in London this week, not least some of the best pieces from the collection of Gloria, Dowager Countess Bathurst, part of whose collection was auctioned last week.

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Christie’s Collection of Gloria, Dowager Countess Bathurst | 22 July 2020

Christie’s is auctioning the collection of the late Dowager Countess Bathurst in the magnificent ‘Gloria: Property from the late Dowager Countess Bathurst’ Sale in London today, which features a plethora of glittering Hierlooms among the lots, which are being sold by the two friends the late Countess left her Estate to, not her stepson, the current Earl Bathurst. We are featuring all the Jewels being auctioned today and next week.

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Christie’s Property from Descendants of King George V and Queen Mary- 13 December 2019

Christie’s is auctioning ‘Property from Descendants of King George V and Queen Mary’ in London tomorrow, featuring objects which belonged to Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Princess Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, and are being sold by the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester (who are downsizing from their home at Kensington Palace) and the Earl of Harewood. Comprising 317 lots, the sale includes a wide array of decorative arts from furniture and ceramics to objects of vertu, silver and glass, alongside clocks, books and paintings, and we are only featuring some of the highlights from the sale. Continue reading

Jewels of Princess Natalie Paley

Sotheby’s is auctioning a variety of illustrious jewels in their Fine Jewels and Magnificent Jewels Sales in New York City on December 9 and 10, which come from a family collection inherited from Mrs John C. Wilson, née Princess Natalie Paley, the daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (and a half-sister of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich) who became a fashion model and socialite after emigrating to France and later the United States following the Russian Revolution.

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