Sotheby’s Important Jewels Auction Rakes in $10.3 Million

Sotheby’s Important Jewels auction raked in a total of $10,258,501—the highest total for a February auction of jewelry at Sotheby’s New York.

A heart-shape orangy-pink diamond pendant necklace that sold for $632,500 led the auction.

A 17.73 ct. modified cushion-shape diamond ring fetched $446,500.

A 7.22 ct. emerald-cut diamond ring raked in $362,500.

Six Art Nouveau pieces by René Lalique and Georges Fouquet sold for a combined $749,000.


18k gold, Plique-à-Jour enamel, enamel and opal pendant-brooch, René Lalique, circa 1903-1904

Sold for $170,500 (Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s)