Results of Christie’s London, South Kensington Jewelry Auctions, Sale 9188, held 17 July 2013

Christie’s London, South Kensington Jewelry Auctions, Sale 9188, held on July 17, 2013 realized a total of £ 630,500, equivalent to US$ 951,425 and € 723,184. This represented a total sale of 74% by value. The top lot of the sale was Lot 92, a diamond necklace, which sold for £ 28,750 (US$ 43,384), which was four times the lower pre-sale estimate of £ 7,000 and three times the upper pre-sale estimate of £ 9,000.

Top Lot of the Sale - Lot 92, A Diamond Necklace
Top Lot of the Sale – Lot 92, A Diamond Necklace

The lot that realized the second highest value was Lot 99, An 18-ct gold gem-set “Naturalia” bracelet, by Bulgari, with a pre-sale estimate of £ 5,000 – £ 7,000, that sold for £ 16,250 ( US$ 24,521, €18,639), which was three times the lower estimate and and more than two times the upper estimate.

Lot 99 - An 18ct gold gem-set "Naturalia" Bracelet by Bulgari
Lot 99 – An 18ct gold gem-set “Naturalia” Bracelet by Bulgari

The third highest lot was Lot 170, A suite of diamond jewelry, comprising of a necklace, a bracelet, earrings and a ring, with a pre-sale estimate of £ 10,000 – £ 15,000, that sold for £ 15,000, realizing exactly the upper estimated value.

Lot 170 - A suite of diamond jewelry comprising of a necklace, bracelet, earrings and a ring
Lot 170 – A suite of diamond jewelry comprising of a necklace, bracelet, earrings and a ring

A total of 261 lots were on offer, out of which 190 lots were sold, equivalent to a total sale of 73% by lot.
Other Christie’s Jewelry Auctions for London, South Kensington are scheduled for September 4, 2013 (Sale 9381) and October 9, 2013 (Sale 9504)

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