Elizabeth Taylor’s affection for expensive jewelry was legend. There was, for example, the 69.42-carat Taylor-Burton diamond pictured, or the 33-carat Krupp diamond that Burton gave her in 1968 for her 40th birthday. Now Christie’s has confirmed that they’ve reached an agreement with Taylor’s family to sell her highly valuable jewelry collection in a series of auctions later this year.
In addition to the art, Christie’s will offer some of the art from Taylor’s considerable collection, along with clothing, memorabilia, and other possessions. The auction house released neither dates nor estimates for the sale.
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