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House of Messika: Your Dreams Will Be Dusted With Jewels

The House of Messika was born in Paris in 2005 and is run by Valérie Messika, daughter of the famous diamond merchant André Messika. Core values have been passed down from father to daughter: to enhance the diamond, to push the boundaries and to strive continuously for excellence. A prominent figure on the diamond trading scene since he started out in 1972, André Messika brought his daughter up on dreams dusted with jewels, punctuated with trips around the world to source extraordinary stones. Surrounded by legendary gems from...
Sotheby’s Auctions Robinson Crusoe First Edition And Classic Historical Documents

CollectionsSotheby’s Auctions Robinson Crusoe First Edition And Classic Historical Documents

Sotheby’s auction, English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, includes the sale of original historical documents and the first editions of classic novels. The highlights of the auction, for which the online bidding process has begun, will include Daniel Defoe’s Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; the original, historical 1916 proclamation of independence established by the Irish Republic; and four albums of 962 photographs illustrating the First World War. The Origins of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe The first...
Alderley House Auction Puts 500 Lots of Georgian and Victorian Furnishings On Sale

CollectionsAlderley House Auction Puts 500 Lots of Georgian and Victorian Furnishings On Sale

Auctioneers Sworders will recreate the feel of a Georgian country house when the principal contents of Alderley House in Gloucestershire come up for sale on July 23rd 2019. The stand-alone auction in the auctioneer’s award-winning Stansted Mountfitchet headquarters will feature more than 500 lots. The present-day Alderley House is a mid-19th century Grade II listed country house designed by the English architect Lewis Vulliamy and built for Robert Blagden Hale in the small village of...
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