First Jewels: Nancy Reagan's Baubles to go Under the Hammer
Michelle Obama's sartorial choices have been talked about by almost every fashion magazine and blog. However, few talk about one of the most stylish First Ladies from the history of the White House- Nancy Reagan. The former actress was known for her understated look and classic style. An upcoming Christie's auction celebrates her life and refined tastes, offering her treasure to the world.
As part of the Americana at Christie's event, 260 lots from the private collection of President Ronald Reagan and his first lady, Nancy Reagan, will be auctioned online. The lot includes fine silver wares from Reagen's exquisite home collection, their favourite books, interesting pieces of art, and a covetable range of Nancy Reagan's personal jewellery. Estimate to be valued over $280,000, the jewellery line will display 83 pieces in total.
The online auction will be held from September 19th to 28th, 2016, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institution.
Scroll through for a look at the finest pieces from the former First Lady's personal jewellery box.
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