NEW YORK: A Cartier wristwatch given to Jackie Kennedy and a painting she made in 1963 as a thank-you gift to reciprocate sold for $379,500 on Wednesday, more than three times pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said. Christie's said the price was reached after three minutes of "spirited bidding" in its New York saleroom, online and by phone. It did not identify the buyer. The auction house had estimated the watch and the painting, sold as one lot, would fetch up to $120,000, calling them "two of the most…
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