AUCTIONS – Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr to hold its Paris Jewels sale on April 25, featuring jewellery from leading maisons

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Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr will hold its Paris Jewels sale on April 25, 2024. The 160-lot sale features a spectacular collection of jewellery from notable houses including Cartier,Van Cleef & Arpels, BoucheronChaumetMauboussinBuccellatiLalaounis and Grima with collections spanning the decades from antique, Art Deco to modern contemporary jewels.

Designs range from exquisite diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds to classic pearls shown alongside playful and charming gem-set animal designs reimagined as high jewellery.

AUCTIONS – Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr to hold its Paris Jewels sale on April 25, featuring jewellery from leading maisons

A Van Cleef & Arpels bird on a branch brooch, estimate €20,000-30,000. Picture courtesy of Bonhams. 

Marine Girardet, Bonhams Head of Jewellery, France, said: “Paris Jewels features a delightful selection of gem-set animal jewellery from leading maisons in an array of designs from birds, dogs to cats and ladybirds.

“In addition to the menagerie, the sale has three lots from the private estate of Greek actress Kyveli presented alongside exceptional diamonds, Art Deco designs and rare jewels: a 1910 pearl sautoir and striking Carlo Giuliano necklace, highly sought-after pieces of jewellery.”