Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
All prices include the buyer’s premium
The “Infanta”-style ball gown designed by Victor Edelstein and worn by Princess Diana for a 1997 Vanity Fair photoshoot by Mario Testino sold for $604,800 at Sotheby’s inaugural curated auction titled The One held January 27th in New York City. The dress sold in 1997 for $24,150. The dress was of deep aubergine silk velvet, with a tulip-shaped stiffened skirt. Also, LeBron James’s jersey from his NBA Finals Game 7 victory with the Miami Heat in 2013 went for $3.7 million.