Post Profile






Photos: Reclusive Heiress Huguette Clark's Pretty Pink Rock Sold For $15.8M At Auction

A prime selection of Huguette Clark's baubles hit the auction block last night at Christie's, exceeding expectations on almost every lot. The reclusive copper heiress who died last May at age 104 had not worn—or even laid eyes upon—the jewels in over 70 years. They've been stored in a bank vault since the 1940s. Much to the delight of auctioneer Rahul Kadakia, those with a little extra pocket money snapped up seventeen dazzling items at prices well over initial estimates for a total sale of $21 million.
read more

share

Related Posts


Sold! Jewels of heiress Huguette Clark bring a surprising $18 million at auction

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

NEW YORK — The jewelry collection of Huguette M. Clark, the mysterious heiress to a copper fortune, was sold at auction Tuesday afternoon at Christie's New York, fetching $18.3 million, far above the pre-sale estimate of $8.5 millio...

Big Ticket | Sold for $25.5 Million

United States / New York : City Room (3 years ago)

A Fifth Avenue co-op where the reclusive copper heiress Huguette M. Clark once lived has good "bones" but needs major renovations.

Reclusive Heiress’ Jewels, Locked in Vault for Decades, Expected to Auction for Millions

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

Formerly owned by reclusive heiress Huguette Clark, who died last May at the age of 104, the history of the jewels could likely remain a mystery forever, quite like the woman who owned them.

Big Ticket | Sold for $22.5 Million

United States / New York : City Room (2 years ago)

The most livable of the antiquated apartments at 907 Fifth Avenue once owned, but rarely occupied, by the reclusive copper heiress Huguette M. Clark was the most expensive sale of the week.

Reclusive Heiress' Jewels Expected To Fetch Millions At Auction

Lifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez (3 years ago)

Huguette Clark was the daughter of United States senator and industrialist William A. Clark. An heiress to a copper fortune, Huguette was worth $400 million when she died at the age of 104 last year. Of the many amazing treasures sh...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC