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Category: Wall Clocks

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    Sotheby's Auction Will Feature Rolex and Patek Philippe Watches

    In the early 1980s, Rolex decided to move away from manual winding movements and introduce a new design— an automatic chronograph movement. To develop such a model, Rolex collaborated with Swiss luxury watchmaker Zenith. In 1988, they created the first-ever automatic Daytona ref. 16520 watch with a robust case. An…

    Patek Philippe - Reference 3970e A Yellow Gold Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Wristwatch With Moon Phases And Leap Year Indication, Made In 1992
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    Oil on canvas painting of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (1882-1967) brings $39,100 at Weiss Auctions, September 16th

    The portrait painting, measuring 13 inches by 17 inches on a relined canvas, was signed lower left by Burliuk and dated “1922”. It was the top lot of the sale. Beautiful oil on canvas portrait of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (Ukrainian/American, 1882-1967), 13 inches by 17 inches, signed…

    Oil on canvas painting of a Japanese girl by David Burliuk (1882-1967) brings $39,100 at Weiss Auctions, September 16th
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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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    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
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    Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments

    In the upcoming Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments auction, a 1968 Rolex Daytona “Exotic” dial wristwatch can be found. This watch is nicknamed the “Paul Newman Rolex” after the actor’s wife bought him one as a gift. Purchased in 1970 or 1971, this watch has remained in the estate of…

    Triple Calendar Paperweight Clock
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    Premier Auction

    Presented in the upcoming Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is an American Chippendale desk and bookcase from the 18th century. The exterior functions as a bookcase, while the interior opens to five drawers and candle slides with scalloped and carved doors. Also included in this auction are several works…

    Premier Auction
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nautilus wristwatch, Patek Philippe launched several limited-edition versions with embossed dials. Included among these chronograph wristwatches is a Nautilus with a date feature and a 44-millimeter case, the largest case in the Nautilus family. Patek Philippe produced 1,300 of these watches. Presented in…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5976/1G
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Fine Estate Antiques Auction

    An American artist, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, was never inclined to use store-bought pigments; he claimed, “My hands is [sic] my brushes. The brushes die when I die.” Sudduth rarely worked with canvases or real brushes as he preferred to use his fingers to paint. He created paintings with peculiar mediums,…

    Two Meissen Porcelain Figural Centerpiece Bases
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    Doyle at Home

    Suzanne Eisendieck was both an admired artist in her own right and one of the few women painters to achieve worldwide recognition in the early 20th century. Her artworks first appeared at the Salon des Independants in 1929, which preceded several other major exhibitions. An example of her work is…

    Pair of Napoleon III Style Giltwood Armchairs after A. M. E. Fournier
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    Le Grand New Year's Day Auction

    Le Grand New Year’s Day Auction presented by Thos. Cornell Galleries, Ltd. will feature an array of American and French mid-century and Modern furniture and accessories. Featured in the sale are antique French clocks, paintings, paper prints, Oriental rugs, sterling silver, and more. Highlighted in the sale is a 19th-century…

    18TH C. CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BOSTON 4 DRAWER CHEST WITH CLAW FEET
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    Antiques from Estates & Collections

    Jean-Michel Basquiat is considered to be one of America’s most influential Modern artists. Through his definitive style, the artist explored a new genre of expression. Basquiat eventually made his way to fame during the 1980s by challenging social perceptions of race, poverty, and politics through his work. New Haven Auctions’…

    Rare Old Sleepy Eye Figural Metal Trade Sign
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    New York City Estate Auction, January 19

    Showplace Antique + Design Center presents a unique collection of estate jewelry and timepieces in their upcoming auction. Pearl and diamond jewelry pieces of unusual shapes and designs are the highlight of the auction. Among them, offered at the highest estimate, is a 22k yellow hammered gold & rubies bangle…

    Eames Herman Miller Lounge Chair & Ottoman
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    Design for the Home and Garden

    Helen Layfield Bradley was an English artist well known for providing a glimpse at the life of the upper class through her paintings. Her work entitled “Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married” is being presented at the upcoming Design for the Home and Garden sale by Andrew Jones Auctions. …

    G Balla, Linee di forza del pugno di Boccioni II/Auctiondaily