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January, 2017

  • 19 January

    Important Watches Auction

    3-Greubel-Forsey-cover

    Sotheby’s sale of Important Watches on November 15 realised an above-estimate total of CHF 7,088,750 / $ 7,116,680, showing strong demand among collectors for rare and unusual pieces, as well as for top quality modern watches. Highlights included the first water-resistant perpetual calendar reference made in series by any watch ...

  • 17 January

    Mesmerising Show, Historic Jewels of the Russian Imperial Court

    Fabulous necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1971.
Formerly in the collection of Princess Salimah Aga Khan, the jewel features a stunning array of cabochon rubies, the large majority of which are of Burmese origin. The central part of the necklace can be detached and worn as a brooch.

    The Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction of Sotheby’s Geneva of November 16th featured historic jewels including some of the Russian Imperial Court from the time of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. The auction centerpiece was an outstanding Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring by Cartier. Weighing 8.01 carats, ...