This June, Christie’s is proud to present Magnificent Jewels including Twelve Jewels by JAR from The Estate of Ann Getty & The Light of Africa Diamond. Led by superb jewels by JAR from The Estate of Ann Getty and complemented by The Ann & Gordon Getty Collection, this assemblage is the result of thoughtful curation, impeccable taste, and an eye for beauty. In addition to this important private collection, the sale offers significant white diamonds, most notably The Light of Africa Diamond, an impressive 103.49 carat D color Flawless diamond. Rounding out the sale is a wide array of signed jewellery by renowned makers including Bhagat, Boucheron, Bulgari, Cartier, David Webb, Graff, Harry Winston, Raymond Templier, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels.
‘This is the most beautiful evening of my life. But I regret to think that I’ll lose a good number of these fine men’ — Napoleon on the eve of Austerlitz