Sotheby’s to resume live jewelry auctions in early june

Brecken Branstrator

Sotheby’s has released a new schedule of jewelry auctions for the next few months, including dates for when it will restart live, in-person sales.

It kicked off with a single-lot online auction of a diamond, enamel and gem-set Cartier Tutti Frutti bracelet from the 1930s.

The bracelet was part of a private American collection and was estimated to sell for between $600,000 and $800,000. Bidding opened through Tuesday April 28.

Several online jewelry auctions would follow:

–Geneva Fine Jewels (April 30 to May 7);

–Italian Glamour: Jewels by Bulgari and Marina B (May 6 to 12);

–Hong Kong Fine Jewels (May 12 to 20);

–Paris Fine Jewels (May 20 to 27); and

–London Fine Jewels (May 28 to June 4).

In early June, Sotheby’s will resume live auctions, starting in New York with the Magnificent Jewels sale, rescheduled from April, and the Fine Jewels sale, both slated for June 9.

The Magnificent Jewels auction will include a 3.67-carat fancy intense blue diamond ring estimated to sell for as much as $3.5 million, and a Cartier Kashmir sapphire and diamond bracelet from the 1960sestimated to go for $750,000 to $1 million.

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Source National Jeweler