Sotheby’s Treasures | 7 December 2021

Continuing our series of features on the major European Auction Houses’ annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, here are the Royal and Noble Highlights from the Sotheby’s Treasures Sale in Geneva. The Three Lots are said to possibly originate from Empress Joséphine of France (who may have been given them from her sister-in-law, Queen Caroline of Naples, and were acquired by Lord Lascelles, “ Beau Lascelles” likely from the Empress left to his grand-niece Catherine, Mrs Granville Edwin Lloyd-Baker, thence by family descent to the present owner.

Sotheby’s Treasures | 7 December 2021

Carnelian, Enamel and Gold Parure

Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000 GBP

Possibly originating from Empress Joséphine of France

Gold, Cameo and Enamel Diadem, Belt Clasp and Belt Ornament

Estimate: 100,000 – 200,000 GBP

Possibly originating from Empress Joséphine of France

The Glyptics Choker

Estimate: 30,000 – 50,000 GBP

Possibly originating from Empress Joséphine of France

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