Sep 14, 2023 12:00 EST

Fine Jewelry

 
  Lot 48
 

48

Blancpain Gold and Diamond 'Villeret' Wristwatch

18 kt., automatic, circular mother-of-pearl dial, small round diamond-set markers, inner circular date indicator ring and hand, month, day and moonphase apertures, single-cut diamond bezel ap. .50 ct., dia. ap. 27 mm., tapering link bracelet, deployant clasp with flip-lock, signed Blancpain, case no. 4, clasp with maker's marks, ap. 58.8 dwts. gross. Length 5 3/4 inches.

Sold for $8,820
Estimated at $4,000 - $6,000

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

18 kt., automatic, circular mother-of-pearl dial, small round diamond-set markers, inner circular date indicator ring and hand, month, day and moonphase apertures, single-cut diamond bezel ap. .50 ct., dia. ap. 27 mm., tapering link bracelet, deployant clasp with flip-lock, signed Blancpain, case no. 4, clasp with maker's marks, ap. 58.8 dwts. gross. Length 5 3/4 inches.

The movement is currently running, but is not guaranteed to be in working order.

Mother-of-pearl dial with few hairline cracks around outer edge near diamond-set markers, not visible to eye.

Case diameter 1 1/8 inches.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact and our Organization shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Please contact the specialist department to request further information or additional images that may be available.

Auction: Fine Jewelry, Sep 14, 2023

  • Successful Auction of Fine Jewelry on Thursday, September 14, 2023
  • Diamond Pendant Achieves $144k!
  • Sale Total Surpasses Expectations Amid Competitive Bidding


NEW YORK, NY -- Competitive bidding drove exceptional prices at Doyle’s September 14, 2023 auction in the popular category of Fine Jewelry. Highlighting the sale was a dazzling diamond pendant that soared past its estimate of $10,000-15,000 to achieve a stunning $144,900.

Also performing strongly at the auction were fine watches, with a Rolex gold and diamond 'Datejust' wristwatch estimated at $4,000-6,000 and a Rolex gentleman's stainless steel and gold 'Datejust' wristwatch estimated at $2,000-3,000 each realizing the identical price of $10,080.

The sale showcased a wide array of stylish creations by such makers as by Cartier, David Webb, Van Cleef & Arpels, Christian Dior, Buccellati, Elizabeth Locke, Seaman Schepps and Tiffany & Co., as well as fine watches by Rolex, Piaget and Patek Philippe.
 

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