The Christie’s Important Jewels auction taking place in London next week is set to include property of the late Dowager Countess Bathurst.

The pieces were seen in a dedicated collection sale yesterday, 22 July, and will be on offer on Thursday 30 July too.

Hosted at 8 King Street, St James’s, the sale will begin at 11 am and consists of 236 lots.


Viewings are available 25-29 July, 12-5pm on 25 and 26, and 10am-6pm thereafter.

The most valuable piece from the collection, is an early 20th-century diamond tiara, commissioned from Cartier by Lilias, Countess Bathurst (1871-1965).

Auctioneer Christie’s said the collection also includes chosen acquisitions, inheritance and personal gifts amassed throughout a lifetime.

This includes an art deco enamel, gem and diamond pendant watch, Cartier, estimated at £30,000-40,000.

The Dowager Countess Bathurst, Gloria Rutherson, died in 2018.