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Sotheby’s: Important Jewels

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sotheby’s: Important Jewels

March 9, 2022 • 10:00 AM EST

Attend in person in New York or Live Online at Sothebys.com 

Sincere thanks to Henry Keuling-Stout for his generosity in donating the jewelry of his beloved late wife, Fran, to benefit the museum, and to Sotheby’s for their expert care throughout this sale.


Support William King Museum of Art, leave the winter doldrums behind and manifest the joy of spring with Sotheby’s March 9 Important Jewels sale.

Full of fabulous and iconic signed jewels by your favorite legendary houses like Cartier, Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb and Buccellati, as well as vibrant colored stones of almost every hue and groovy gold and hardstone pieces (malachite or carnelian anyone?), our first sale of 2022 is not to be missed.

Are you looking for wearable diamond or colored diamond jewelry for your next occasion? How about a beautiful and timeless diamond for your upcoming nuptials? We cannot wait to welcome you into our exhibition and to help you find just what you are looking for.

Click HERE to download the William King Museum of Art Lot List for Sotheby’s March 9 Important Jewels sale.

Pictured: The ring centering an emerald-cut emerald and inscribed ‘My Love Always 10-1-83,’ with an eternity band set with 23 emerald baguettes and inscribed ‘Dearest Fran, my emerald kiss of love for you is long and ever deepening, Love eternally forever, Henry, 3 March 2002.’ Emerald-cut emerald weighing 5.38 caratsRing size 5¼; eternity band size 5¾Ring signed Cartier, numbered 88012; eternity band signed HW, numbered 6925118 karat goldAccompanied by AGL report no. 1120597 stating that the emerald-cut emerald is of Zambian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional.


Click HERE to learn more and register, or visit https://www.sothebys.com/en/digital-catalogues/important-jewels-2.


For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

Christy Coombs





March 9
10:00 am - 1:00 pm