Posts Tagged ‘Marie de Medicis’

Le Beau Sancy: going, going, gone!

And sadly gone out of sight too. This week an anonymous bidder paid $9.7 million, several times the pre-auction estimate, for the historic stone, sold by Sotheby’s at its Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva. Which means we will probably never see it again. A few decades ago, the Louvre purchased its almost […]