AUCTIONS – Bonhams New York sale features 1930s gem-set ‘Maltese cross’ cuff attributed to Verdura for Chanel

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Bonhams’ New York Jewelry sale on December 4, 2023, features arguably one of the most enduring design legacies from Chanel, an exceptionally rare 1930s Chanel gem-set and enamel ‘Maltese cross’ cuff attributed to Verdura for Chanel, originally owned by the “First Lady of American Theatre,” actress Helen Hayes MacArthur (1900 –1993).

AUCTIONS – Bonhams New York sale features 1930s gem-set ‘Maltese cross’ cuff attributed to Verdura for Chanel

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The cuff is coming to market for the first time, having remained in the same family the entire time and has an estimate of US$125,000-225,000.