Though it breaks my heart to say it, not everyone can live in Elizabeth Taylor's former Beverly Hills mansion. Thankfully though, you can soon hop on a cruise ship along with tons of her home decor and belongings, thanks to the luxury cruise line Cunard, House of Taylor, and celebrity auction house Julien's Auctions.
By purchasing a ticket, guests can climb aboard the company's flagship liner Queen Mary 2 on October 18 for a three-day transatlantic crossing that will depart from Southampton, England. On the ship? Property from the Lifestyle of Elizabeth Taylor, an exhibit featuring Elizabeth's personal items that will later be auctioned off at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills as well as on juliensauctions.com from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8.
"Elizabeth Taylor was a fan of Cunard and sailed frequently on our ships," Josh Leibowitz, Senior Vice President of Cunard North America, shared in a press release. So naturally, giving Cunard guests an exclusive preview into the life of Elizabeth Taylor—her glamour, beauty, and style—and the opportunity to bid on items ahead of the general auction in December was a given.
Among the items available for auction is a gilt-bronze lamp featuring American dancer Loie Fuller (circa 1901), at the Folies-Bergère in Paris, which is estimated to go for $15,000 to $20,000. Other fine and decorative art and household items from her homes around the world will also be available, along with jewelry, clothes, and wigs.
For more information on booking your trip, contact Cunard at 1-800-728-6273 or visit www.cunard.com.
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