Wednesday , May 12 2021

Jewel auction auction in Geneva for 28 million euros



A walled stronghold owned by the French queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) has won an auction record price in Geneva. The jewel was sold for 28.1 million euros. It was estimated that the value was one to two million.

It was worth a 28.1 million euro buyer: a large drop-off pendant had made of natural pearl and set with diamonds, which once belonged to the French queen Marie Antoinette. (Image: KEYSTONE / AP / RICHARD DREW)

It was worth a 28.1 million euro buyer: a large drop-off pendant had made of natural pearl and set with diamonds, which once belonged to the French queen Marie Antoinette. (Image: KEYSTONE / AP / RICHARD DREW)

(SDA / DPA)

Sotheby's auction house said that perl has never been auctioned in auction. After a 14 minute bidding competition, the contract was awarded to a man in Geneva.

The diamond pearl pearl was part of a number of pieces of jewelery of Bourbon-Parma's precious house worth a million million euros, including the queen's jewelery and other origins. At the family jewelry auction, there were a total of 100 different centuries to the call.

The queen's jewels came in total of 32.6 million euros. As well as the pearl set, three-row pearl necklace was sold with a diamond buckle (1.67 million and a diamond brote (1.54 million) at a special price.

Marie Antoinette has a tragic background from the pearl, pearl and brake embroidery: they came from the private property of the Queen, which was seized during the French Revolution by falling collapse. Prior to his arrest, the jewelery came to his sister in Belgium. The family should follow, but that was no longer the case.

The Jewelry went to Vienna, where Marie Antoinette, the daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, came. Then, his surviving child, the Madame Royale called, received the pieces. Then they went to the aristocratic Bourbon-Parma house. Why they are not auctioned now, it is not known.


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