Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels | 10 November 2021

It’s that time of year again! The major European Auction Houses are having their annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and we are featuring the Royal and Noble highlights from the Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale in Geneva tomorrow!

Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels | 10 November 2021

Sapphire and Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 70,000 – 120,000 CHF Result: 113,400CHF

Formerly in the Collection of Johanna Loisinger, Countess of Hartenau

A splendid Tiara designed as five detachable graduated palmettes, each set with a cushion-shaped sapphire enhanced, this piece was formerly in the Collection of Johanna Loisinger, Countess of Hartenau, a singer who became the wife of Prince Alexander of Battenberg, former Sovereign Prince of Bulgaria and Count of Hartenau, making her the sister-in-law of Princess Beatrice, Princess Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven, and Princess Anna of Montenegro, and the aunt of Queen Victoria Eugenie of SpainQueen Louise of SwedenPrincess Alice of Greece and Lord Mountbatten.

Important Sapphire and Diamond Brooch and Ear Clips

Estimate: 280,000 – 480,000 CHF Result: 806,500 CHF

From a European Princely Family, in the collection of Grand Duchess Vladimir and the Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, Princess Nicholas of Greece

A historically important sapphire and diamond brooch and a pair ear clips comes from a European Princely Family, and was formerly in the legendary collection of Grand Duchess Vladimir, being smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution and being inherited by her only daughter, the Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, Princess Nicholas of Greece, whose descendants sold the pieces at Sotheby’s Geneva in 2009.

Sapphire and Diamond Tiara/Necklace

Estimate: 120,000 – 170,000 CHF

Ruby and Diamond Bracelet 

Estimate: 110,000 – 170,000 CHF

Property of a European Noble Collection

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 50,000 – 65,000 CHF

From a German Noble Family

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 35,000 – 45,000 CHF

Chaumet Emerald and Diamond Bandeau

Estimate: 100,000 – 110,000 CHF

Property of a Noble Family

Diamond Brooch | Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Estimate: 8,000 – 12,000 CHF | 100,000 – 150,000 CHF

Property from a Noble Collection

Ruby and Diamond Ring

Estimate: Withdrawn

Formerly in the Collection of H.H. Sri 3 Maharaja of Kaski and Lamjung, Sir Chandra Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal

Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby, Emerald and Diamond Parure | Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ear Clips

Estimate: 140,000 – 240,000 CHF | 95,000 – 140,000 CHF

From a European Princely Family

Harry Winston Emerald and Diamond Ear Clips | Sapphire and Diamond Necklace | Ruby and Diamond Bracelet 

Estimate: 48,000 – 75,000 CHF | 280,000 – 380,000 CHF | 85,000 – 115,000 CHF

From a Princely Family

Diamond Pendent Ear Clips

Estimate: 1,800,000 – 2,800,000 CHF

From a Royal Collection

Diamond Necklace

Estimate: 22,000 – 35,000 CHF

Formerly in the collection of the Earls of Enniskillen

Pearl and Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 30,000 – 50,000 CHF

Property from a Noble Collection

Emerald and Diamond Earrings | Emerald and Diamond Brooch | Diamond Necklace

Estimate: 15,000 – 20,000 CHF | 12,000 – 18,000 CHF | 24,000 – 35,000 CHF

From a German Noble Family

Natural Pearl and Diamond Earl Clips

Estimate: 15,000 – 20,000 CHF

Property from a Noble Collection

Diamond Tiara

Estimate: 15,000 – 20,000 CHF

Property from a Noble Collection

Ruby and Diamond Brooch

Estimate: 14,000 – 23,000 CHF

Property of a European Noble Collection

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