Art, jewelry of Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy's sister, heading to auction

Art, jewelry of Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy's sister, heading to auction

Jackie O's late socialite sister's classically cool and eccentric art and jewelry will hit the auction block in Manhattan next week The personal collection of Lee Radziwill - once a "Style icon" and "Muse" for Andy Warhol and Truman Capote - is up for grabs at Rockefeller Center, where it can be viewed starting Friday, according to Christie's auction house The treasures belonging to Radziwill - who owned a home on the Upper East Side until she died in February at age 85 - are valued at between $200 and $60,000 apiece and range from a pair of sunglasses to high-end paintings.

Her collection includes a quirky French sculpture of a toucan, an antique porcelain cabbage tureen from the mid-19th century and a collection of her personal candid photos, according to Vanity Fair Other pieces include heart-shaped costume jewelry, art deco chairs and a painting of four tigers valued at up to $30,000 In 2016, Radziwill told Architectural Digest, "When I buy something, I do so with the intention of keeping it forever" She was the younger sister of former first lady Jackie Kennedy. More

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