Christie’s to stage Art Deco jewels sale in June
LONDON, May 12, 2013 – Christie’s London Important Jewels sale on 5 June 2013 will feature an exquisite selection of jewels from one of the most glamorous eras in history – the 1920s.
An extraordinary array of Art Deco earrings, pendants, diamonds and pearls offer the opportunity to acquire pieces from this influential period in the history of jewellery design.
Leading the sale is an important natural pearl necklace, circa 1925, composed of three graduated rows of natural saltwater pearls (estimate: £330,000 – 530,000).
In addition to the Art Deco jewels, the sale will offer lots from the late 18th century to today, and will showcase pieces by leading houses and designers.
A strong selection of antique jewellery features a fine sapphire and diamond necklace (estimate: £140,000 – 160,000), while more modern jewels include a rare diamond-set snake wristwatch by Bulgari (estimate: £40,000 – 50,000).