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Category: Table, Mantel Clocks

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Estate jewelry and decorative art will come under the Akiba Antiques hammer this September

    Akiba Antiques will host an auction of fine jewelry, decorative art, and vintage furniture on September 8th, 2020. Live bidding for over 600 lots will start at 2:00 PM EDT. The auction is set to offer items from across many eras and styles, including 19th-century mantel clocks and Art Deco-era…

    Pair Of 10 Carat Diamond and Gold Stud Earrings
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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp
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    Watches

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6238 watch, an updated reference 6239 was launched in 1963. It was the only model that featured inverse colors for sub-dials. Before becoming known as the Rolex Daytona, this racing-inspired watch was called the Rolex LeMans. The upcoming Watches auction, presented by Sotheby’s,…

    PATEK PHILIPPE - RETAILED BY SPAULDING & CO A FINE YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET OPEN FACED WATCH WITH ASSOCIATED YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND EMERALD-SET PENDANT, CIRCA 1895
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    August Jewels & Watches

    Launched during the Baselworld show in 2015, the Ulysse Nardin Anchor Tourbillon watch was produced in a limited edition of eight series, with 18 pieces per series. The Tourbillon watch was the first to feature Ulysse Nardin’s proprietary constant force escapement system. After eight years of research and development, the…

    5.59-Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
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    The Art of Time

    In the era before smartphones and gift cards, many companies gave retiring employees the gift of a gold watch or carriage clock. The latter was often a symbol of the time served, but also functioned as an artistic medium. Popular between 1860 and 1900 in France, carriage clocks were decorative…

    Thomas Engel And Richard Daners, No. 28. A Fine Unique 18k Gold Open Face Keyless Pocket Chronometer
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    Auction X Summer Hits

    Quatre is one of the well-known jewelry lines launched by the House of Boucheron in 2005. The line is characterized by striking and unusual texture combinations. One of the key lots in the upcoming Auction X Summer Hits event, presented by Intervendue, is a Boucheron platinum diamond Quatre ring. Boucheron…

    BOUCHERON Platinum Diamond Quatre Ring
  • Press Release

    Rare 19th Century Clocks To Be Sold At Bonhams

    New York- On August 21, Bonhams sale of Art of Time will offer a further selection from the extraordinary collection of Eugene Antelis featuring unusual rare clocks by the mid-19th century London maker, Thomas Cole. Often in the form of an intricately constructed tablet resting on a strut, they are ideal personal…

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    New York City Estate Auction

    Buddhist sculpture has long been part of China’s history, dating back to the second century BCE. The initial representations were not human forms but rather empty seats, footprints, trees, or domes. The human form sculptures began during the fourth century CE. One of the highlights of the upcoming New York…

    Renaissance Revival Alabaster Dresser Box
  • Exhibitions

    Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons

    On view at the Museum of Russian Icons through October 25, 2020, Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, is an exhibition of nearly 200 objects recreating the splendor of Easter celebrations during the last days of the Tsars. From the jeweled creations of Fabergé to humble wood carvings, Russia's greatest artists,…

    Tradition & Opulence Easter in Imperial Russia at the Museum of Russian Icons
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    Launched in 1956, the Day-Date was the first self-winding and waterproof chronometer watch by Rolex. Designed by the founder Hans Wilsdorf, the Rolex flagship model has a built-in calendar that displays the full day and date. It is popularly known as the “Rolex President” due to its symbolic bracelet and…

    18K Gold Diamond Large Lapis Pendant
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    Watches Online: The Collector’s Edition

    A Swiss manufacturer of luxury watches, F.P. Journe is named after its founder, François-Paul Journe. The company is the only three-time winner of the Aiguille d'Or grand prize from the Fondation du Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. Today, F.P. Journe is among the last watch manufacturers still operating from central…

    PATEK PHILIPPE - INDUCTA, LARGE GILT METAL WALL CLOCK, ELLIPSE MODEL
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art

    Leading the catalog of Akiba Antiques’ August 4th Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide event is a selection of mantel clocks from the French Empire. The French Empire-style clocks (USD 65,000 - $95,000) were created in the early 19th century. A piece offered in the auction, made of gilt bronze and…

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art5
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
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    Most Wanted

    The Ballon Bleu de Cartier wristwatch combines Cartier’s signature jewelry designs and intricate watchmaking techniques. Launched in 2007, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier is a favorite among celebrities and royals such as Kate Middleton. The Ballon Bleu gets its name from its two prominent features: the blue sapphire cabochon set…

    18k Gold, Enamel & Diamonds Ring
  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14

    The auctions will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Start times both auction days are 11 am Pacific time. Andrew Jones Auctions’ DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 14th will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Eager bidders will find…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14
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    Jewelry Week / Silver - Watches & Clocks - Coins - Session 3

    In the 1960s, Rolex replaced its Chronograph watch series with a more cosmetic version called the Rolex Cosmograph. The Cosmograph watches have a bezel engraved tachymeter scale as opposed to the conventional dial-printed Chronographs. To advocate the brand’s association with speed, Rolex launched the Cosmograph Daytona in 1963. Named after…

    Rolex - A steel wristwatch, Rolex Submariner, ref. 16610LV, with box
  • Auction Industry

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th

    Over 700 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Start times both days are 10 am Central. The gallery will be open for exhibition starting June 4. Early 20th century oil on canvas paintings by French artist Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927), titled Coastal Landscape, 15 inches by 22 ¾…

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th-1
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    Watches

    For over a century, Audemars Piguet has been designing and manufacturing timepieces. In the 1970s, a designer at the company named Gerald Genta revolutionalized the design of watches with a futuristic model called the Royal Oak. The novel design, unveiled in 1972, was worn by the likes of LeBron James…

    Mb&F - Ref 20.Drrt Horological Machine No.2
  • Auction Industry

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20

    While the offerings at this months’s Red Carpet auction at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. on Wednesday, May 20, at 10 am, are far-ranging, from Asian art and African masks to midcentury furniture and Pop art, a high point will be metalware.  Sleek and chic, metal is all the rage…

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20-3
  • Dealers

    5 Ways Collectors Can Keep Active During Social Distancing

    The "new normal" of social distancing and sheltering in place has altered practically every aspect of our lives. Many of us find ourselves at home, with a little more time on our hands than usual. There are several practical, collection-centric activities enthusiasts can do right now that are good for…

    5 Ways Collectors Can Keep Active During Social Distancing