• Lion Tamers Siegfried and Roy’s Dazzling Collection of Art, Kimonos, and Clocks Clawed in .4 Million at Bonhams. See What Sold Here
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    Lion Tamers Siegfried and Roy’s Dazzling Collection of Art, Kimonos, and Clocks Clawed in $1.4 Million at Bonhams. See What Sold Here

    The late German American duo Siegfried and Roy, famous for their magic shows co-starring lions and tigers, made a splash at auction this week with a nearly sold-out sale at Bonhams Los Angeles. The “Masters of the Impossible” auction sold 480 of 481 lots for a total of $1.4 million, all set to benefit the Sarmoti Foundation, Siegfried and Roy’s personal charity. “Auctions with entertainment provenance always resonate with buyers, collectors, and fans alike,” Helen Hall, director of popular culture at Bonhams, said in a statement. Together, Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn owned a 100-acre Las Vegas estate named Little Bavaria, where they maintained separate homes among numerous buildings on…

  • How to See Queen Elizabeth’s Personal Jewelry Collection This Summer
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    How to See Queen Elizabeth’s Personal Jewelry Collection This Summer

    In celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, jewels from the Queen’s personal collection will go on display this summer at three royal residences. At Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, three exhibits will be staged, with each exploring a different historic occasion in Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign. Read on for a guide to what clothing and jewelry is on display, and where, this summer. The Diamond Diadem and the Dehli Dubar necklace will be at Buckingham Palace. In the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, portraits of the Queen taken by photographer Dorothy Wilding just after her accession to the throne will be on view. These…