Christie’s has arranged a three-month tour of highlights from legendary film star and jewelry aficionado Elizabeth Taylor’s extensive jewelry collection that will begin in September.
The tour includes stops in Moscow, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Geneva, Paris, and Hong Kong. It will culminate in New York City in December with a 10-day exhibition of Taylor’s jewelry, fashion, accessories, decorative arts, and memorabilia. The exhibition will be followed by four days of auctions.
The public exhibition The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor is scheduled for Dec. 3–12. Christie’s New York will devote its entire gallery space to the exhibition and sales.
A portion of the sales generated by exhibition admission, events, and publications related to the sales will be donated to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Auctions begin Dec. 13., with the Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale.
Other auctions include:
- Jewelry (Sessions II & III) on Dec. 14
- The Icon and her Haute Couture, Evening Sale on Dec. 14
- Fashion and Accessories (Sessions II, III & IV) on Dec. 15
- Fine and Decorative Art & Film Memorabilia, including costumes on Dec. 16