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Elizabeth Taylor’s Belongings to be Auctioned

Items belonging to the late Hollywood icon and Academy Award-winning actress, Elizabeth Taylor, will be auctioned off at the world-reknowned auction house Christies in New York Dec. 13-17. Pieces for sale include jewelry, clothing, art, memorabilia and even one of the actress’s two Oscar statues. Part of the proceeds from the auction will go to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

Photo: Time Inc. / Mike Segar/ Reuters

This emerald and diamond pendant Bvlgari necklace, a gift from Richard Burton, is estimated to sell between $2.5 million and $3.5 million.

Photo: Time Inc./ Laura Cavanaugh/ UPI/ Landov

The leather-bound copy of Elizabeth Taylor’s script for National Velvet will be up for auction. In the movie, Taylor played the part of Velvet Brown, a young girl who trains her horse to win the Grand National. The movie would make Taylor a star at the age of 12.

Photo: Mike Segar/ Reuters

A Versace Beaded Evening jacket, made in the actress’s likeness circa 1992, is up for sale.

Photo: Andrew Gombert/ EPA

A room at Christies displays an array of handbags and accessories belonging to Taylor—any woman’s dream closet.

Source: Time

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New York February / March 2014
New York February / March 2014