Jewels and Watches promises something for everyone with more than 250 lots of great variety. Fine diamond and gem-set jewels include an Art Deco diamond bracelet, two sapphire and diamond invisibly-set rings of especially unusual design, and a 4 carat rectangular diamond ring. The important houses of Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier,Tiffany, Bulgari, and David Webb are all represented as are lesser known makers.
Highlights include jewelry by Jean Després from a private collection, a rare Vasarely 'Op Art' bracelet and an important necklace by Tone Vigeland.
Two iconic Cartier Dinh Van rings, a 1970s Mellerio space-age brooch, and an unsigned diamond and gold kinetic ball ring are mid-century standouts.
The May auction also features a selection of more than thirty fine watches including a Rolex Oyster Perpetual bubble back wristwatch, Ref. 6030, an Audemars Piguet 'Royal Oak' pink gold wristwatch, Ref. 152020R, and a very unique Rolex wristwatch with an after-market enamel dial of a Galleon ship. Other brands include Omega, Patek Phillipe, Piaget, and Cartier.