Becoming the second-most expensive Old Masters work ever auctioned.
This Botticelli Portrait, a Renaissance Masterpiece, Is Expected to Fetch More Than $80 Million at Auction
That’s 100 times more than the present owner paid for it in 1982.
Sotheby’s gallery will be displaying 40 one-of-a-kind pieces by the master jeweler.
The online sale is open for bidding Dec. 7-15.
It’s called the “Plastron.”
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The art giant owned pieces from the likes of Patek Philippe and Cartier.
“The Spirit of the Rose” set a record auction price for a purple-pink gem at Sotheby’s Geneva.
The $9.9 million hammer price blew past pre-sale estimates.
From a Rem Koolhaas Statue to Leather Totes: The Top Lots at Prada’s Sotheby’s Auction Blow Past Estimates
The auction showed how deftly the brand bridges art and fashion.