Margot Fonteyn’s Swan Lake gown to be sold at auction for up to £60,000

Kerry Taylor Auctions have just announced they will be selling the historic gown worn by Margot Fonteyn in Swan Lake. The dress will go on sale on June 8th and is expected to fetch between £40,000 – £60,000!

The role of Odile was one of Fonteyn’s most memorable and celebrated roles. The dress of black velvet and tulle adorned with elaborate gold strapwork and sequins, also bears the Royal Opera house printed label bearing her name. She danced this role with Nureyev between 1966-68 and 1971-73.”

For further information please contact:

Kerry Taylor


Auction: Tuesday June 8th
Viewing: Sunday June 6th and Monday June 7th
Venue: La Galleria, 30 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London

Also featured in the auction on the 8th of June:

Diana’s Lost Gown…read  more from past article on FFG

 An absolutely stunning Chanel Crocodile Bag, estimate £800-1,200

A gorgeous boxed Hermes Birkin Bag, estimate £4,000-6,000

Yves Saint Laurent Sketches, estimate £700-900


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