Lot 186 Sale 2177 Estimate 3,300,000 – 5,500,000 U.S. dollars Lot Title AN IMPORTANT UNMOUNTED PEAR-SHAPED COLORED DIAMONDThe fancy intense blue pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.29 carats CHRISTIE’S IMAGES LTD. 2009
Christie’s announced that the New York Jewels Sale on June 11 will be led by four blue diamonds. Following the record sale of the 17th century historic Wittelsbach diamond -the 35.56 carat blue diamond that set the record for the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction at $24.3 million at Christie’s London in December 2008 – the market for blue diamonds is vibrant.
Auction: New York Jewels June 11 at 10am Viewing: Christie’s 20 Rockefeller Galleries June 6-10
The Royal Drawing School based in Shoreditch, London, will present The Drawing Year, a special exhibition showcasing more than 400 works by 28 students who have participated in the School’s scholarship course in 2023
We caught up with Aindrea Emelife, Curator for the Nigerian Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia; Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, the Museum of West African Art (MOWAA) to find out about their collaboration with Christie’s
Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale is this Friday 13th October in London. The auction consists of 43 lots and, to help you navigate the selection on offer, Rosanna Widén, Head of Sale, has selected her top 5 picks.