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Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style, auctions total $6.47 million
A George III Mahogany Breakfront Library Bookcase, last quarter 18th century. Estimate: $20,000-40,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.


NEW YORK, NY.- The auctions of Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style, concluding on April 6, 2017, achieved a combined total of $6,471,875, nearly doubling initial estimates and selling 94% by lot.

The Collection of Betsy Bloomingdale was sold across three sales, with a selection of fine jewelry offered in the Magnificent Jewels auction on December 7, 2016, a dedicated auction, Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style on April 5, 2017, and an accompanying online auction from March 30-April 6, 2017. Across the sales series there was active participation with registered bidders coming from 22 countries. There was active online participation via Christie’s LIVE and throughout the online sale, with 100% of the works offered in the Online auction sold.

The top lot offered from the collection was A Diamond Ring by Harry Winston, which sold for $1,927,500 in the December sale of Magnificent Jewels. Leading the dedicated auction, Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style, was A Chinese Doucai Large Jardinere, 18th-19th Century, which realized $295,000 against a high estimate of $25,000.

MAGNIFICENT JEWELS HIGHLIGHTS

• A DIAMOND RING, BY HARRY WINSTON Estimate: $1,300,000-1,800.000 Price realized: $1,927,500

A DIAMOND CLUSTER NECKLACE, BY HARRY WINSTON Estimate: $400,000-600,000 PRICE REALIZED: $1,027,500

A PAIR OF DIAMOND CLUSTER EAR PENDANTS, BY HARRY WINSTON PRICE REALIZED: $487,500

LIVE AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

• A CHINESE DOUCAI LARGE JARDINIERE 18TH-19TH CENTURY Estimate: $15,000-25,000 PRICE REALIZED: $295,500

• RAOUL DUFY (1877-1953) Londres, la Tamise Estimate: $40,000-60,000 PRICE REALIZED: $150,000

• A PAIR OF WHITE AND BLUE-PAINTED CASTIRON AND ENAMEL JARDINIERES FRANCE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Estimate: $3,000-5,000 PRICE REALIZED: $81,250
ONLINE AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

• A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB Estimate: $5,000-7,000 PRICE REALIZED: $35,000

• COLOR PHOTOGRAPH OF FIVE PRESIDENTS, SIGNED BY EACH Estimate: $3,000-4,000 PRICE REALIZED: $20,000

• A CITRINE AND GOLD NECKLACE, BY VERDURA Estimate: $7,000-10,000 PRICE REALIZED: $17,500






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