It’s that time of year again! The major European Auction Houses are having their annual spring Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and we are featuring splendid Royal and Noble Jewels on Auction at the Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale in Geneva tomorrow!
Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels | 10 May 2022
Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Pendant
Estimate: 80,000 – 120,000 CHF
Formerly in the Collection of Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt
Originating from Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt, (1820–1897), this Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Pendant, set with step-cut and pear-shaped emeralds and circular-cut diamonds, set at the center with a natural pear, was inherited by her son Prince Hermann von Hatzfeldt (1848-1933) and his wife, Countess Nathalie von Benckendorff (1854–1931), formerly in Schloss Trachenberg (Silesia), and thence by descent before being sold at Sotheby’s Geneva, 16 November 2016, lot 319.
Bulgari Diamond Brooch
Estimate: 12,000 – 14,000 CHF
From a Noble Family
A Bulgari Diamond Brooch from a Noble Family, designed as the Arco di Costantino, set with marquise-shaped, brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, signed Bulgari.
Impressive Pearl and Diamond Brooch
Estimate: 120,000 – 200,000 CHF
Formerly in the collection of Princess Anna zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg
A rare and Impressive natural pearl and diamond brooch, late 19th century and later, formerly in the collection of Princess Anna zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, possibly coming from her magnificent necklace with seven pear-shaped pearl drops. The Fürstenberg Tiara belonging to Princess Anne’s sister is also on auction this week.