Sotheby’s Fine Jewels | 24 March 2020

Ahead of our features on the major European Auction Houses’ annual spring Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, here are the Royal and Noble Highlights from the Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Sale in London tomorrow- Continue reading

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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Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

One of the most important jewellery sales of the year, if not the decade, there are a plethora of illustrious Indian Royal and Noble jewels from the famous Al-Thani Collection, belonging to the Qatari Royal Family, is being auctioned at the Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence Sale in New York City today! Here are some of the most notable examples of the exquisite pieces of important provenance.  Continue reading