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Lauren Bacall’s jewellery and artworks to be auctioned in New York


Lauren Bacall’s effects – jewellery, artworks and furniture – are to go under the hammer in New York, auction house Bonhams has announced.

Artworks including pieces by Picasso and Henry Moore are set to make $3 million at next year’s sale.

A number of sculptures by Henry Moore, greatly favored by Lauren Bacall, will be offered in separate art sales.

Lauren Bacall, famed for her on and off-screen partnership with Humphrey Bogart, died in August aged 89.

Lauren Bacall was famed for her on and off-screen partnership with Humphrey Bogart

Lauren Bacall was famed for her on and off-screen partnership with Humphrey Bogart

Her collection of art decorated her homes around the US, in Los Angeles, New York and Long Island.

Some of the 700 items adorned the home Lauren Bacall shared with Humphrey Bogart, her first husband, who died in 1957.

Numerous pieces of furniture, tribal art and couture will also be among the lots.

According to Bonhams, Lauren Bacall’s interest in African art was cultivated when she was on the movie set of The African Queen, which starred Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepbu

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