Grand Summer Auctions at Geneva’s Hotel des Ventes Presents a Variety of Lots


GENEVA.- Hôtel des Ventes’ summer auctions will be held on Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd June with a global estimate of 2,000,000-3,000,000 Swiss francs. The books department will open the sale with a specialised session featuring the personal library of eminent Vaudois historian Jean-René Bory. Tuesday’s sale will also be dedicated to pre-Colombian Archaeology dating from the 1st millennium BC to the Spanish Conquest. The distinguished Jewellery and Watches sale on Thursday will notably feature an important 12 carat Ceylon sapphire (non-heated) and diamond ring. A blue bear hide, long considered a yeti skin, will no doubt form one of the great curiosities and major attractions of the auction. Following a tradition established in 1978, Hôtel des Ventes will present a variety of specialist antiques to tempt and seduce all collectors during this one-week of auctions: Silver, Tribal and Primitive Art, Leather Good