French queen Marie Antoinette’s necklace was sold at 32 million Swiss francs in auction. It was stated that the amount of the “world record” in the sale of royal jewels at an auction so far.
Marie Antoinettein pearl and diamond necklace at record price
In the auction organized by Sotheby’s Auction House in Geneva, Switzerland , the French queen Marie Antoinette ‘s “pearl and diamond” necklace was sold for 32 million Swiss francs.
At the auction held at a hotel in the city, 10 pieces of diamond jewelery sets such as pearls, diamond necklaces, earrings, necklaces and brooches belonging to the last queen of France were put on sale.
32 million francs were purchased by an undisclosed participant named “pearl and diamond necklace” of the Queen, whose market value was 1-2 million Swiss francs.
“WORLD RECORD BREAKED”
David Bennett, head of the international jewelry department at Sotheby’s Auction House, said in a statement following the auction that they sold 100 pieces in a total of 53.5 million francs in the auction.
Bennett stated that this amount was the “world record” in the sale of royal jewels at an auction to date.
“Bourbon-Parma Family Auction” under the sale of Marie Antoinette’s 10 piece jewelry set sold 43.1 million francs Bennett, said the auction in Geneva emphasized the date.
“SALE OF THE CENTURY”
Daniela Mascetti, the head of the European jewelery house in the auction, told the AA correspondent that the “pearl and diamond necklace” by Marie Antoinette changed hands to 32 million square feet. This is definitely the sale of the century for this type of jewelery. ” said.
Mascetti, the legacy of the legacy of the queen’s generations of generations more than 200 years after the first time released and an auction was performed, he said.
Marie Antoinette, who was married to King Louis I of France, was one of the most memorable names in the French Revolution with her magnificent life and death. During the French Revolution, Antoinette’s life, which was executed by guillotine at Concorde Square, one of the symbols of the capital of Paris in 1793 at the age of 37, was the subject of many films and books.