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Event Date9 November 02:00 PM CET | Live auction 20044

Geneva Magnificent Jewels

Geneva Magnificent Jewels

Sale Overview

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction at the Four Season Hotel des Bergues in Geneva features a curated selection of historic and modern jewellery spanning all periods and from the most famous jewellery houses, including Boucheron, Cartier, Bhagat, Van Cleef & Arpels and many more.

This season’s highlights include the historic Marie-Antoinette Diamonds, the exceptional Duchess of Windsor ruby and diamond bracelet by Cartier, as well as a selection of extraordinary diamonds, coloured diamonds and coloured stones notably Kashmir sapphires, Burmese rubies and Colombian emeralds.

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Auction times
09 Nov 02:00 PM (CET) Lots 1-77

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Max Fawcett

Max Fawcett

Head of Department | Jewellery

Max Fawcett joined Christie’s in 2015 and today is heading the department and is responsible for valuations, client engagement/development and business getting for Geneva’s biannual Magnificent Jewels sales alongside our other international auctions.

A recognized auctioneer across sales in London, Geneva, Hong Kong and New York, he has held the gavel for many record breaking sales including Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence in 2019 which grossed $109.3 million dollars, the highest total for any auction of Indian art and Mughal jewelled objects.

Having started out in Munich as an apprentice to an antique jeweller, he soon moved to New York and from there to Geneva where he is based today.

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