23 juillet 2010

'Wicked Portraits' by Mark Summers

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30 mars 2010

Christie’s New York Presents Two Historic Jewels : The Emperor Maximilian Diamond & The Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond

New York - This spring, Christie's New York will present two exceptional jewels with fascinating histories – the Emperor Maximilian Diamond and the Catherine the Great Emerald and Diamond Brooch.  Both jewels will highlight Christie’s first major jewelry sale of the year on April 22, 2010 and set the tone for what promises to be another exceptionally strong year for rare jewels in the global auction market. Rahul Kadakia, Head of Jewelry at Christie’s New York, commented: "Since the record-breaking sale of the... [Lire la suite]