Sotheby's Australia

Important Jewels

AU0834 | 15 May 2019 | Sydney | 6 PM

Platinum and diamond ring. Estimate $300,000-400,000. Sold for $366,000 August 2018.
Platinum, sapphire and diamond bracelet, circa 1935. Estimate $300,000-400,000. Sold for $366,000 August 2018.
18ct white gold and diamond ring. Estimate $110,000-180,000. Sold for $244,000 August 2018.
Patek Philippe A very fine 18ct gold automatic astronomical wristwatch with sky chart, phases and position of the moon and time of meridian passage of Sirius and the moon ref 5102J-001 mvt 3580271 case 4464141 Celestial circa 2009. Estimate $130,000-160,000. Sold for $170,800 August 2018
Platinum and diamond ring. Estimate $180,000-240,000. Sold for $219,600 April 2018.
18ct white gold, diamond and emerald ring, Emil Meister. Estimate $125,000-165,000. Sold for $170,800 August 2018.
Pair of 18ct bi-colour gold, emerald and diamond pendant earrings. Estimate $110,000-150,000. Sold for $134,200 August 2018.
18ct rose gold, platinum, diamond and fancy pink intense diamond ring, Graff. Estimate $30,000-50,000. Sold for $109,800 December 2018.
Sale Number: AU0834

Currently seeking consignments for this sale

Sotheby's Australia has been the market leader in jewels sales for ten consecutive years.  In 2018, we sold in excess of $6.29 million in jewels, the highest annual auction result for Sotheby’s Australia since 2011.  Rare and coloured gemstones and designer pieces generated strong competition throughout 2018, with items exceeding their estimates.  Eight jewels sold for over $100,000 in 2018, of which four sold for in excess of $200,000.

We are inviting consignments of quality diamonds, coloured diamonds and precious gemstones, along with watches and signed jewels by distinguished international jewellers and watchmakers.  There is considerable collector interest for jewels by Bulgari, Cartier, David Webb, Graff, Harry Winston, Paspaley and Tiffany & Co., and watches by Audemars Piguet, Chanel, Choppard, IWC Schaffhausen, Omega, Patek Philippe and Rolex.

Consign with Australia's premier auctioneer of jewels and watches.  Our sales of jewels and watches offer an unparalleled opportunity to promote your collection to our global clients.  Our catalogues are available in Sotheby's offices around the world.  To participate in this important sale, please contact our highly experienced specialists for a confidential appraisal.

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