One of Europe’s richest men, the handsome and charismatic 22-year-old Prussian industrialist and mining magnate was immediately captivated by La Païva’s seductive charms, extraordinary mind and business acumen. Their relationship was the talk of Paris high society and in 1871, the two were married.
Witness to one of the Great Love Stories of the 19th Century.
These historical diamonds were part of the celebrated jewellery collection of “La Païva”, one of the most famous 19th-century courtesans in Paris and a leading figure of contemporary cultural and artistic society find out more about the story of this important jewels and see it as tiara:
The Donnersmarck Diamonds |Tiara with yellow Diamonds | Jewels European Princely Family Donnersmarck
Die Henckel-Donnersmarck Diamanten |cushion 102.54 cts
pear-shaped 82.47 cts Famous Yellow Fancy Diamonds
Die Perlen der Paiva |Imperial Royal Gems and Pearls History| Empress Eugenies Pearls onced owned by La Paiva
Die prachtvollen Donnersmarck Diamanten – Zeugnis einer der großartigsten Liebesgeschichten des 19. Jahrhunderts – Zur Auktion am 15. November 2017 bei Sotheby’s in Genf