The 2018 auction calendar is now well underway, with an exciting January as Ferrari dominated the Arizona car week sales, along with an extraordinarily high-priced Jaguar thrown into the mix. The auction buzz continues with the standout auction coming from Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale. Check out the other features from the February 2018 auction calendar.
In no uncertain terms, this is an auction for collectors to snap up some elegant, bespoke pieces of jewellery for affordable prices, with the majority of lots coming in at under £5,000 ($7,085). However, for the high rollers amongst you, the top lot comes from prestigious jewellery maker Cartier, with an estimate of £18,000-£22,000 ($25,500-$31,000) for a ‘Gem set Panthére Tassel Sautoir’. It features a panther’s head with a per shaped tsavorite garnet eyes on a fancy link chain.
Paris, Porte de Versailles
With two and a half days of viewing available before bidding commences on the afternoon of 9th February, this is set to be a big date for collectors, and a further indication into the classic car market as 2018 proceeds. The Italian luxury cars continue to demand soaring prices at auction, with the pristine condition 1954 Maserati A6 GCS/ 53 Spyder, steeped with illustrious racing history coming in at top of the lot with a higher estimate of €3,600,000 ($4,484,000).
London, Bond Street
To conclude February’s 2018 auction calendar, Sotheby’s came up with the big blockbuster, featuring a selection of works by the ‘greatest artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.’ With the leading lot coming from Picasso’s portrait of his celebrated muse Marie-Therese Walter, painted in 1937. Sotheby’s have chosen not to include an estimate for the piece, with an estimate only available upon request. However, BlouinArtinfo have estimated the piece to be worth around $50 million.
See the full February 2018 auction calendar below:
|Auction||Auction House||Category||Start Date||End Date||Location||URL|
|Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 1, 2018||New York||https://goo.gl/dZgri6|
|Master Paintings Evening Sale||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 1, 2018||New York||https://goo.gl/aGRdjF|
|Master Paintings and Sculpture Day Sale||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 1, 2018||New York||https://goo.gl/JJG6qS|
|Erotic Art Online||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 2, 2018||February 16, 2018||Online||https://goo.gl/qxP5SP|
|Jewels Online||Christie's||Jewellery & Watches||February 6, 2018||February 14, 2018||Online|
|RM Sotheby's: Paris||RM Sotheby's||Luxury Cars||February 7, 2018||Paris||https://goo.gl/dvuRpt|
|Fine Books and Manuscripts||Bonham's||Books||February 11, 2018||Pasadena, CA||https://goo.gl/jhiBR5|
|JF Chen Collection||Christie's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 13, 2018||February 13, 2018||New York||https://goo.gl/Y4JRPt|
|Erotic: Passion & Desire||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 15, 2018||London||https://goo.gl/YWQp7G|
|Los Angeles 2018||Mecum||Luxury cars||February 16, 2018||February 17, 2018||Las Vegas||https://goo.gl/MRQcHV|
|Contemporary Art Online||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 21, 2018||March 6, 2018||Online||https://goo.gl/FYCxKu|
|US Coins||Heritage||Coins||February 21, 2018||February 26, 2018||Long Beach||https://goo.gl/EZao4R|
|Comics||Heritage||Comics||February 22, 2018||February 24, 2018||Dallas||https://goo.gl/CfFmZp|
|Americana & Political||Heritage||Memorabillia||February 24, 2018||Dallas||https://goo.gl/dXjexQ|
|Sports||Heritage||Memorabillia||February 24, 2018||February 25, 2018||Dallas||https://goo.gl/9dn11t|
|Finest & Rarest Wines||Sotheby's||Fine Wine||February 24, 2018||New York|
|Fine Art||Heritage||Fine Art and Antiques||February 27, 2018||Dallas||https://goo.gl/Mb65xD|
|New Now||Phillips||Fine Art and Antiques||February 28, 2018||New York||https://goo.gl/g87vUp|
|Fine Art||Heritage||Fine Art and Antiques||February 28, 2018||Dallas||https://goo.gl/Fqzhmf|
|NOW!||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 28, 2018||Paris||https://goo.gl/P9mAaR|
|Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale||Sotheby's||Fine Art and Antiques||February 28, 2018||London||https://goo.gl/giFbWm|