The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, September 22, 2019


Christie's to offer exceptional vintage and modern fresh-to-market watches
The Patek Philippe Pope Pius IX Jubilee. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2016.


NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York will conclude the international fall watch season with Important Watches, Including Nautilus 40 Part IV, on Tuesday December 6, 2016. Fresh-to-market watches, presented in near mint condition, include limited edition models and unprecedented historical discoveries. More than 250 watches will include modern, vintage and sport watches from Audemars Piguet, Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, and many more.

Christie’s will also present one of the most important collections of pocket watches offered in recent years with two unprecedented lots leading the selection. The Patek Philippe 18k Gold Hunter Case Minute Repeating Perpetual Calendar Split-Second Pocket Watch, commissioned in 1904, is a highly exceptional timepiece of unique provenance. Bespoke for an esteemed Louisiana holistic practitioner, the tailor-made specifications in this watch are unparalleled, including a fitted hunter case, highly complicated movement and hand-made custom enamel dial.

The Patek Philippe Pope Pius IX Jubilee pocket-watch presents a one-of-a kind discovery; this watch was gifted to Pope Pius IX, the longest reigning Pope in history, by the Swiss branch of the Catholic organization Piuseverin in 1877. The exceptional open face pocket-watch will likely be the last time that a Patek Philippe with Papal origin will ever be offered.

The sale also features an impressive assortment of wristwatches, pocket watches as well as ladies pendant watches and desk clocks retailed by Tiffany & Co, led by a notable grouping of signed Patek Philippe watches from the 19th century to today. The sale will also conclude with part IV of the global NAUTILUS 40 anniversary sales, offering ten models that embody the coveted design and aesthetic of the watch.

John Reardon, Christie’s International Head of Watches: “To celebrate Christie's 250th anniversary I can think of no better way than ending the year presenting just over 250 timepieces that define Christie's dedication to finding fresh to market exciting horological discoveries across all price points. From a few thousand dollars to over a half million dollars, this sale has something for everyone from the experienced collector to the first time buyer discovering the incredible value and excitement of buying at auction. We expect a full salesroom, spirited bidding, and a true celebration of the watch community when we come together in NY for this exhibition and sale.”

Further highlights include the historically important discovery of the 18k Gold Vacheron Constantin Wristwatch, Ref. 6351, given to Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell in Commemoration of Space Mission Apollo 14 in 1971. Additional noteworthy lots included below.

Complementing the live sale, Christie’s Watches Online, December 8 – 14, offers a dynamic assortment of modern and vintage timepieces suitable for all occasions and gifting needs this holiday season.






Today's News

November 22, 2016

Joan B. Mirviss Ltd. presents the ceramic art of Morino Hiroaki Taimei

Exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art

Stuart Davis exhibition opens at National Gallery of Art, Washington

Norman Rockwell's 'Which One?' leads Sotheby's $28.6 million American Art Sale

Jeff Koons gives sculpture to Paris to honour attacks victims

Huge interest as Anne Frank poem goes up for auction

Giorgio Vasari's 'The Last Supper' returns to Santa Croce Basilica

First U.S. museum survey of kinetic artist Julio Le Parc opens at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Painted study for Francesco Trevisani painting gifted to Old Masters Picture Gallery

Shortlist announced for $100,000 Future Generation Art Prize

The exhibition "Ricardo Martín. Photographer and Observer" recalls an author who marked an epoch

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board approves $40 million expansion of its art museums

Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes all galleries to the art of photography

A Postwar Bentley of a type Prince Philip did not want to give back to its maker for sale at H&H

Spectacular result for the Elegant Home Sale at Bonhams

Christie's to offer exceptional vintage and modern fresh-to-market watches

The Whitney installs 142 new works from its collection in its portrait exhibition

Phillips announces highlights from the December Design Auctions in New York

World's most valuable Pokémon card sold at public auction brings $54,970 at Heritage Auctions

Sworders to sell outstanding group of medals and awards to Nobel Laureate Sir Robert Robinson

Richard J. Urban hired as Digital Asset Manager and Strategist for The Corning Museum of Glass

ICA Miami to open new permanent home on December 1, 2017 in advance of Art Basel Miami Beach

NTSUSA raising funds to conserve Charles Rennie Mackintosh's domestic masterpiece The Hill House

Thomas J. Perkins Estate shatters world auction record for Bo Barrett at Clars November 2016 Sale

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Holocaust 'masterpiece' causes uproar at Venice film festival

2.- To be unveiled at Sotheby's: One of the greatest collections of Orientalist paintings ever assembled

3.- Bender Gallery features paintings by up and coming Chicago artist Michael Hedges

4.- Lévy Gorvy exhibits new and historic works by French master in his centenary year

5.- Artificial Intelligence as good as Mahler? Austrian orchestra performs symphony with twist

6.- Fascinating new exhibition explores enduring artistic bond between Scotland and Italy

7.- Exhibition explores the process of Japanese-style woodblock production

8.- Robert Frank, photographer of America's underbelly, dead at 94

9.- The truth behind the legend of patriot Paul Revere revealed in a new exhibition at New-York Historical Society

10.- Hitler bust found in cellar of French Senate



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful