Christie’s New York Luxury Sales realised a combined total of $33,615,694, with overall sell-through rates of 85% and above across four sales.

The Magnificent Jewels & The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller sale opened the series on 12 June, realising $20,027,626. The top lot of the sale, and the series, was a diamond ring of 20.47 carats, which achieved $2,652,500. The jewellery from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller section realised $3,119,500, bringing the total for the historic estate to $835,111,344. An Evening of Exceptional Watches followed on 14 June, led by a Rolex stainless steel automatic wristwatch with a gilt ‘explorer dial,’ which realised $1,068,500.

The lots of the Finest Wines and Spirits Featuring Superb Burgundy, a Collection of Château Lafleur and Other Guinaudeau sale proved to be in high demand, with multiple world records set for Macallan and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Leading the sale was a case of 12 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Montrachet 1990, which realised $104,125. The Handbags & Accessories online auction closed out the series with a total of $1,988,750, with highlights from Hermès and Chanel.


Special features

Selling with Christie’s

Jewellery & Watches Valuation Day
London, 17-18 June

Christie’s is now inviting consignments to our upcoming sales of Jewellery and Watches, taking place this December during London Luxury Week. On 17 and 18 June, our Luxury specialists will be hosting valuation days, offering free and confidential estimations of individual pieces or collections. Please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange an appointment, or to simply discuss a potential consignment.

Jewellery
Keith Penton
kpenton@christies.com
+44 20 7389 2526

Watches

Sabine Kegel
skegel@christies.com
+44 207 752 3294


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