22.84 Carat Emerald and Diamond Ring to Highlight Sotheby’s Brooke Astor Auction



Sotheby’s New York will auction property and jewelry from the estate of Brooke Astor, philanthropist and legendary New York society figure, on Sept. 24–25.

The sale will include art from Astor’s Park Avenue apartment in New York City and estate in Westchester County, New York, as well as her own personal jewelry.

Highlights from the jewelry collection include a 22.84 ct. emerald and diamond ring set, worth around $150,000, an emerald and diamond necklace worth approximately $350,000, and an 18k gold fancy colored diamond, coral, and ruby lion brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels, valued at around $30,000.

Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries will showcase the 800-piece collection prior to the auction beginning Sept. 17.