This selling exhibition includes exceptional jewellery and time pieces, as well as Chinese contemporary decor and furniture craft. All the items will be available for viewing at the James Christie Room at Alexandra House.
An array of Magnificent Jewels will be offered for sale, including top quality diamonds, coloured diamonds, rare Burmese rubies, Kashmir sapphires, pearls, jadeite, signed pieces and more. The jewellery pieces comprise bangles, bracelets, ear pendants, necklaces, rings and more. Highlighting this section is a diamond rivière by Adler which weighs 144.64 carats in total (Illustrated top left). It consists of 39 brilliant-cut diamonds weighing from 15.78 to 2.00 carats.
Important Watches will offer collectors a delightful array of horological masterpieces, from luxury names like Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Blancpain, Rolex and more. The sale will present outstanding minute repeating, perpetual calendar and tourbillon wristwatches, together with a number of lavishly jewelled watches. Highlights include a beautiful 18k white gold Patek Philippe wristwatch made in limited edition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the collaboration between Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co..
CHINESE CONTEMPORARY DESIGN
Chinese Contemporary Design will feature exquisite and limited craftwork, all made by masters and designed after the concept of a dialogue between tradition and modernity. This new category will include furniture, unique jewelry and fine decorative objects in bamboo, lacquer and ceramic. On this occasion, Christie’s will be collaborating with Shang Xia who embraces the traditional heritage of Chinese craftsmanship combined with contemporary design to fit into our modern lifestyle. All these high quality pieces are designed to match the elegance of today’s modern aesthetic.