Christie's Auction announced the New York Magnificent Jewels auction on June 12. The auction will feature an exciting selection of signed jewels, colored gemstones and important colorless and fancy colored diamonds. Leading the sale is an impressive diamond fringe necklace, a 15.36 carat heart-shaped D color diamond pendant necklace and a superb 20.47 carat old mine brilliant-cut, Flawless D color diamond ring.
The June sale offers a rare opportunity for collectors to acquire significant signed jewelry from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockfeller, as well as an exceptional Burmese ruby ring by Tiffany & Co., given by Irving Berlin to his wife Ellin for their 40th wedding anniversary. Also highlighted are several other notable private collections including property from the collection of Steve and Peggy Fossett, the estate of Ruth S. Stanton and property formerly from the collection of Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
With lots from top design houses, including Belperron, Bulgari, Hemmerle, Lalique, Leviev, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels, this sale is a magnificent encore to a successful 2018 spring auction season. We look forward to welcoming you to our viewing beginning June 8.