Christie’s London Auctioning Countess of Rosebery’s Jewels

A pearl and diamond tiara, as well as a pearl and diamond bracelet and brooch, from the collection of Hannah, Countess of Rosebery (née de Rothschild), will lead
Christie’s London Important Jewels sale June 8.


(Photo courtesy of Christies)

The Victorian ancestral jewels were made in the grand
Victorian court style and comprise a series of large natural pearl and diamond
clusters.

The jewels will be sold as two lots. The Rosebery pearl and
diamond tiara is expected to sell for £1,000,000–£1,500,000 (roughly $1.4
million–$2.1 million). The Rosebery pearl and diamond bracelet and brooch has a
presale estimate of £300,000-£400,000 (roughly $426,000–$568,000).

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