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Event Date29 April 02:00 PM CEST | Online auction 20033

Jewels and Handbags Online: The Geneva Edit

Jewels and Handbags Online: The Geneva Edit

Sale Overview

Christie’s Online May auction features a broad selection of fine jewels and iconic designs by renowned jewellers including Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff, Cartier, Boivin, Boucheron and many more. Offering over 200 lots, spanning lovely antique jewels to bold contemporary designs and vibrant gemstones, with many starting below CHF 2,000—this online auction is sure to excite collectors and enthusiasts alike!

Alongside this thrilling array of jewels, Christie’s is delighted to offer for the first time in Geneva a collection of over 50 handbags by Hermès. The varied array of colourful and iconic designs include the Birkin, Kelly, Constance, and more, with a range of clutches and evening bags such as the Kelly Cut, the Kelly Pochette and the Mini Kelly. With estimates all under CHF 10,000, and bids starting below CHF 1,000, there is a collectible handbag within this exciting, inaugural sale for all manner of Hermès connoisseurs, vintage collectors and auction shoppers.

Auction times
29 Apr 02:00 PM (CEST)

Our specialist’s selection

Brought to you by

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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