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.
'Royal Oak Jumbo Ultra thin' pink gold wristwatch, Ref. 152020R
Gold honeycomb dial wristwatch, Ref. 2678
Aquanaut wristwatch, Ref. 5065A
Gold wristwatch, Ref. 7121 C5