Imperıal Jewels To Go Under The Hammer At Chrıstıe’s
Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on 12th May, 2021, will offer for sale a parure of sapphires and diamonds, from the collection of Emperor Napoleon I’s adoptive daughter, Stephanie de Beauharnais, Grand Duchess of Baden.
The nine pieces, including a tiara, one collier, one pair of earrings, two pendants and brooches as well as one ring and one bracelet will be offered as individual lots.
A total of 38 sapphires originating from Ceylon were used to create this parure in the early 1800s. The collection also includes the important sapphire crown of Maria II Queen of Portugal, set with a remarkable Burmese sapphire in the centre.