17 novembre 2017

Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction 2017 Highlighting Magnificent Gemstones, Diamonds and Jadeite

Lot 228. “The Red Romance”. Magnificent 139.14-Carat Natural Unheated Burmese Mogok Ruby and Diamond Necklace. Estimate: HK$ 58,000,000 - 88,000,000/ US$ 7,440,000 - 11,300,000. © Tiancheng International HONG KONG - Tiancheng International Jewellery and Jadeite Autumn Auction will take place on 3 December, offering a vast selection of important natural coloured gemstones, diamonds and jadeite. Leading the sale is a magnificent Burmese ruby necklace totalling 139.14 carats. The sale also highlights a stunning... [Lire la suite]

12 juillet 2017

Artcurial announces sale of jewellery, watches and Hermès Vintage in Monte Carlo

  MONTE CARLO.- From 15th to 19th July, Artcurial will return to the Riviera. The unmissable event taking place on the ‘rock’ in the heart of the famous hotel Hermitage will be held on 17th, 18th and 19th July. Three sales, Jewellery, Watches and Hermès Summer Collection will gather the most exceptional pieces from the luxury world. This year, the auction house has invited the designer, Pierre Hardy to cast his eye upon the selection and choose his favourites amongst the remarkable pieces sought out... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2017

Piguet Auction House to offer The Givaudan collection: The epitome of French 18th century taste

Lot 793. Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), La tendresse conjugale, huile sur panneau, signée, 52,5x43,5 cm. Estimation CHF 60,000-80,000.   GENEVA.- This Spring, Piguet Auction House gives pride of place to the Xavier and Leon Givaudan collection with the wonders of French 18th and 19th century art. The collection houses pieces of furniture and paintings from the most renowned cabinet makers and artists of the period as well as silver and works of art. These works will be auctioned... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2016

The wonders of China: Fine watches and jewellery bring a sparkle to Piguet Auction House's Christmas sale

GENEVA.- This year Piguet Auction House will hold its Christmas sale from 12 to 15 December, offering a selection of 3100 lots with a global estimate of CHF 3.5-4.5 million. This winter, the focus is on Chinese art with an exceptionally rare collection of Ming/Qing (17th century) dynasty huanghuali wood furniture from a private Swiss collection, an unseen painting from the internationally renowned Chu The-Chun (1920-2014) and original bound lithographs signed Zao Wou-ki (1921-2013).  The Fine Jewellery and Watches... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Rolex. Oyster Perpetual

Rolex. The Oyster Perpetual model offers a range of colours and sizes from 26 to 34 mm. The olive green dial with orange hour marker accents of a 34 mm Oyster Perpetual.  The winding crown of every Rolex watch screws down hermetically against the case like the hatch of a submarine.  The intense blue dial of the Oyster Perpetual 36. The Oyster Perpetual 31 with a red grape dial. The exclusive colourful dials of the Oyster Perpetual
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15 mai 2014

Un chef-d’oeuvre de l’horlogerie suisse atteint CHF 749.000 ($842.408) chez Sotheby's Genève

An exceptional and rare gold and enamel musical automaton snuff box with timepiece, Piguet et Capt à Genève, 1801- 1807. Sold for: CHF 749,000 (842,408 USD). Photo: Sotheby's GENEVE- Hier, chez Sotheby’s Genève, plus de 550 amateurs de montres s’étaient donnés rendez-vous pour enchérir sur des garde-temps rares célébrant les valeurs et la quintessence de l’art horloger. La plus belle enchère de la journée est allée à une exceptionnelle boîte à prisée en or et en émail du début du XIXème siècle renfermant une... [Lire la suite]

25 juin 2013

Global online bidding fuels Bonhams Fine Watches & Wristwatches Auction in New York

Ilbery, London. A fine enameled gold duplex watch for the Chinese market, No. 6195, first quarter 19th century, 58mm. Sold for US$ 86,500 inc. premium. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Global online bidding fueled Bonhams June 18 Fine Watches & Wristwatches auction, which registered more live internet bidders than any other watch auction held at the Madison Avenue salesroom. The auction, which was simulcast at Bonhams San Francisco, was sold 80% by lot. US bidders were the slight majority, with the UK, Europe, the... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2013

Pocket watch made for Coco Chanel's French lover and an impressive single-owner collection spanning 350 years of horology

Breguet. A fine and rare 18ct gold open face automatic pocket watch with power reserve, made for the Designer and Illustrator, Paul Iribe, together with Breguet Extract from Archives stating the watch was sold to him for the sum of 10,800 francs. Sold for £26,250. Photo courtesy Bonhams LONDON - The Bonhams auction of Fine Watches and Wristwatches in New Bond Street, London, on Tuesday 11th June exceeded expectations, with many lots selling well above estimate. Among the highlights was a pocket watch made for the French... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2012

Rolex. Air King

Rolex. Air King. Ref 5500. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr Modèle homme acier, bracelet acier oyster. Cadran Rose, index bâton acier. Mouvement mécanique à remontage automatique, trotteuse centrale. Calibre 1520. Etanchéité contrôlée. Estimation : 1 600 / 1 700 € Cornette de Saint Cyr. Lundi 22 octobre 2012. Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild - 11, rue Berryer - 75008 Paris.
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23 août 2011

Bonham's sale shines with automobilia-themed highlights during Pebble Beach car week

  Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams is pleased to announce that its Jewelry and Watches sale, held August 19th during Pebble Beach Car Week at Quail Lodge in Carmel, Calif., brought engine-revving, above-estimate results. Automobilia-themed pieces saw particular success: a Diamond and 18k gold Rolls Royce radiator wristwatch brought $7,076 (est. $3,500-4,500); a stainless steel calendar chronograph and bracelet wristwatch by Girard Perregaux for Ferrari brought $4,880 (est. $3,000-4,000); a pair of... [Lire la suite]