The timepieces that we are offering at this auction are coming from all over the world and from some of the most prominent collections.
An incredibly impressive selection of truly rare Rolex Daytonas. A stunning and rare Cartier watch. A Patek Philippe in platinum from the 1920s, coming to auction for the first time, the John Goldberger Calatrava, which is one of the most sought-after reference 530s, to name but a few.
Session I: Saturday 21 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 108
Session II: Sunday 22 October, 10:30 AM – lots 109 to 172
Session III: Sunday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 173 to 281
166 Piaget Important and Elegant, Heart Shape Lady’s Bracelet Watch in Yellow Gold and Diamonds, With Box, Warranty and Booklets, Reference 8401
Estimate: € 15,000 – 30,000
Sold € 16,250
Model: Bracelet Watch
Case Material: Yellow Gold and Diamonds
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold and Diamonds
Case N°: 498 581
Movement N°: 134 359
Dimensions: 22 × 21 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Box, Warranty and Booklets
Piaget is a true manufacturer and leading light in the design and production of real works of art and sophisticated jewelry watches for both man and ladies. Jewel watches represent a small but significant part of the history of watchmaking. It is precisely from the use of an old and small jewel watch tied to the wrist with a piece of cloth by a nurse in order to better control a child that the modern concert of a wristwatch was born. From that moment on, the production of women’s timepieces has progressed more and more, achieving absolutely excellent manufacturing results. The present watch is a combination of elegance, refinement and innovation, as well as a remarkable demonstration of skill. The lot here offered is a very enchanting bracelet watch realized fully in 18k yellow-gold and has a very special structure of great effect, capable of being at the same time very robust but also delicate whole surrounded by diamond-set brilliant cut. The shape of the case is very uncommon that remind a heart with a row of diamonds that match perfectly the pavè diamond set dial. Whether you want to consider it a watch or a jewel, this watch is undoubtedly an example of the notorious skills of the Piaget house in creating pieces that are always very fascinating.