MONTE CARLO.- Artcurial Monaco
announced a week of exclusive winter sales at the Hotel Hermitage between 17 and 21 January. With auctions on 19 to 21 January, the Fine Jewellery, Watches, and Hermès & Luxury Bags departments have discovered some wonderful pieces of treasure during this busy and favourable period. A real highlight of this season will be the irresistible Collection Property of a Lady which includes a carefully curated selection of original and elegant Cartier watches and items of jewellery.
There will be over 330 lots of jewellery in this two-part sale, starring more than 100 exceptional pieces coming from the same owner, treasures of a lifetime, offered by an ever-loving husband over 40 years of marriage. « Property of a Lady » comprises an elegant and sophisticated array of bracelets, necklaces and rings favouring the Cartier panther, but also including Tiffany, Garrard, Asprey amongst others.
Auctioneer Stéphane Aubert will also offer items by top brands Marina B, Van Cleef & Arpels, Buccellati and Boucheron, as well as a tempting choice of pink, blue, yellow and white diamonds, including an exceptional 29 carat stone.
With pieces of ancient jewellery, items from the Art Deco period through to the 1980s, there is a wide range of periods represented. There will also be jewellery by artists such as César, Boivin and Lalanne. A treasure trove of the utmost elegance appealing to all tastes.
A quite exceptional sale offering an exclusive choice of highly sought-after models. Less is More is a perfect description for this hand-picked selection of fifty unique lots of the highest quality. Highlights include a very rare Patek Philippe displaying the most sublime craftsmanship. Having been in the same family since 1945, it appears on the market for the first time. The watch of a lifetime.
Also on offer will be two exceptional Rolex Comex watches and a Daytona « Paul Newman», outstanding pieces that are new to the market. 2020 has been an important year for the market in fine watches, with watchmaking playing a pivotal role.
Le Temps est Féminin
An eclectic range of over 80 lots will be presented in the Temps est Féminin sale, including 34 hitherto unseen items from the one-owner « Property of a Lady » collection. Cartier is a dominant theme, but there is also a mouth-watering selection of jewellery watches, ladies watches, sertissages, as well as vintage and even older pieces. A sophisticated selection of collectors items of the highest quality.
Hermès & Luxury Bags
In this latest Hermès & Luxury Bags sale, Alice Léger will present over sixty lots by the illustrious Hermès marque, along with some beautifully crafted bags by such names as Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Dior. A rich and varied sale, with many rare models such as the le 24/24, the mini Roulis and several limited editions such as a Birkin Tressage 30 and a Birkin Shadow 35.
The dominant winter shades of red and orange will be complemented by magnificent Hermès hues of yellow, pink and blue! Exceptional pieces in a wide choice of materials will be presented, with, for example, the opportunity to acquire a magnificent Birkin 35 in matte Béton alligator, a Capucine bag in fur and an adorable Mini Kelly Sellier in Cassis shiny crocodile.
Also available will be two Birkin Touch bags, one in black and the other in Raisin and Pruenoir, boasting all the «must-have» features: mini size, made with the combination of a precious skin and a more classic leather, and offered in plain, elegant colours. Another very rare piece: the Mini Constance 18 in ombré Salvator lizard complete with a gold-plated «H».