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In The Saleroom: A Christian Dior Evening Gown of Silver Encrusted Brocade with Matching Evening Bag
This Christian Dior Evening Gown of Silver Encrusted Brocade with Matching Evening Bag was sold during The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor: The Icon and Her Haute Couture, Evening Sale, on 14 December 2011, and realized $362,500.
In The Saleroom: La Peregrina A Natural Pearl, Diamond, Ruby And Cultured Pearl Necklace, By Cartier
A world auction record for a pearl jewel was set at The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor: The Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale held on 13 December 2011. La Peregrina, a Natural Pearl, Diamond, Ruby And Cultured Pearl Necklace, By Cartier was sold for $11,842,500.
In The Saleroom: The Taj Mahal, an Indian Diamond and Jade Pendant Necklace Ruby and Gold Chain, by Cartier
A world auction record for an Indian jewel was set at The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor: The Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale held on 13 December 2011. The Taj Mahal, an Indian Diamond and Jade Pendant Necklace Ruby and Gold Chain, by Cartier was sold for $8,818,500.
The Celebrated Film Star and Her Love of Jewels
Christie’s is honored to have been entrusted with the important role of celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of Elizabeth Taylor. In this tribute to the celebrated film star, we see a 1987 home video of Miss Taylor phone bidding poolside for jewels.
Highlights from the Collection of Elizabeth Taylor
Film Star. Humanitarian. Fashion Icon. Elizabeth Taylor's legacy will be celebrated in a landmark series of events, exhibitions and auctions this Fall at Christie's. Here, see some of the highlights from her legendary collection of jewels, couture, fine and decorative art and memorabilia.
The Making of an Auction
Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the making of an auction from preparing the catalogues to designing the exhibition space for the series of sales to be held at Christie's New York.
Elizabeth Taylor Testifying Before Congress
Elizabeth Taylor established The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in 1991, having been involved in the struggle against AIDS since the early 1980s. Active in bringing together the arts, entertainment and fashion worlds in the fight for AIDS awareness, she appeared at Congress, lectures and benefits around the world. ETAF provides funding to AIDS service organizations throughout the world to assist those living with HIV and AIDS.
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