Sir Elton John’s personal collection hits auction block

The Collection of Sir Elton John: Goodbye Peachtree Road, promises an intimate look into the artist’s unique life, work, and art.

Written by Jewellery World

Christie’s New York is set to host a series of eight online and in-person auctions from February 8 through February 28, featuring the extraordinary collection of none other than music legend Sir Elton John. The auction, The Collection of Sir Elton John: Goodbye Peachtree Road, promises an intimate look into the artist’s unique life, work, and art, with a particular emphasis on his iconic personal style and the profound influence of the city of Atlanta.

Rare 18K gold, diamond and yellow sapphire-set automatic chronograph Rolex wristwatch with leopard print dial. Credit: Christie’s

At the heart of the auction lies Elton John’s one-of-a-kind jewellery collection that reflects his extravagant personality and music. These pieces are among the featured items that will be up for grabs at Christie’s New York. The rarity of these pieces is expected to draw both collectors and enthusiasts. The collection predominantly comprises items from Elton John’s residence on Peachtree Road in Atlanta, a property he called home from the early ’90s until last year.

Rare 18K limited edition Cartier Crash circa 1991. Credit: Christie’s

Tash Perrin, deputy chairman of Christie’s Americas, expressed the exceptional nature of the collection, stating, “This extraordinary collection not only showcases a diverse array of remarkable objects that encapsulate Elton’s unique life, work, and art but also provides our clients with a glimpse into the profound impact that the city of Atlanta had on him.”

Cartier Sapphire Ring. Credit: Christie's
Sapphire and Diamond Pendant Necklace. Credit: Christie's

Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries will be transformed into immersive spaces designed to offer an exclusive view of Elton John’s world. This curated experience is expected to heighten the anticipation and excitement surrounding the multi-category sale, featuring jewellery and a refined assortment of photographs, artworks, fashion, and costumes.

Signed 'The Bitch is Back' Diamond Pendant Necklace. Credit: Christie's
18K white gold and baguette diamond-set Cartier wristwatch with baguette sapphire-set dial. Credit: Christie’s

The auction showcases Elton John’s eclectic vision, artistry, and impeccable taste. As the world eagerly awaits the chance to bid on these iconic pieces, collectors and fans can anticipate a rare opportunity to own tangible pieces of Elton John’s legacy that will go down in history as exceptional works of pop culture memorabilia. 

See all auction items here.

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