Frantic February 2018 Auction Calendar

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.

Bonham’s Jewellery Sale – 7th February

London, Knightsbridge

February 2018 Auction Dates
Image Source: Bonhams

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. However, for the high rollers amongst you, the top lot comes from prestigious jewellery maker Cartier, with an estimate of £18,000-£22,000 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.


Artcurial’s Retromobile Sale – 9th February

Paris, Porte de Versailles

February 2018 Auction Dates
Image Source: Articural’s

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 (£3,166,000).

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale – 28th February

London, Bond Street

February 2018 Auction Dates
Image Source: Sotheby’s

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 (£35 million).

See the full February 2018 auction calendar below:

AuctionAuction HouseCategoryStart DateEnd DateLocationURL
Fine Old Master & 19th Century European ArtSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 1, 2018New York
Master Paintings Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 1, 2018New York
Master Paintings and Sculpture Day SaleSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 1, 2018New York
Erotic Art OnlineSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 2, 2018February 16, 2018Online
Jewels OnlineChristie'sJewellery & WatchesFebruary 6, 2018February 14, 2018Online
RM Sotheby's: ParisRM Sotheby'sLuxury CarsFebruary 7, 2018Paris
JewelryBonhamsJewellery & WatchesFebruary 7, 2018

Travel & ExplorationBonhamsFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 7, 2018

Fine WatchesBonhamsJewellery & WatchesFebruary 7, 2018
Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand PalaisBonhamsFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 8, 2018Paris
Rétromobile 2018ArtcurialLuxury CarsFebruary 9, 2018Paris
Racing, Flying & YachtingArtcurialLuxury CarsFebruary 11, 2018Paris
JF Chen CollectionChristie'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 13, 2018February 13, 2018New York
Old Master & 19th  Century ArtArtcurialFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 13, 2018Paris
The Gentleman's Library SaleBonhamsBooksFebruary 14, 2018

Erotic: Passion & DesireSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 15, 2018London
Fine and Rare WinesBonhamsFine WineFebruary 15, 2018

Watches and WristwatchesBonhamsJewellery & WatchesFebruary 20, 2018

Contemporary Art OnlineSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 21, 2018March 6, 2018Online
HOME & InteriorsBonhamsFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 21, 2018

Fine Wine & SpiritsArtcurialFine WineFebruary 22, 2018Paris
Race Retro Competition Car Sale 2018SilverstoneLuxury carsFebruary 23, 2018Coventry
Finest & Rarest WinesSotheby'sFine WineFebruary 24, 2018New York
Fine ArtHeritageFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 28, 2018Dallas
NOW!Sotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 28, 2018Paris
Impressionist & Modern Art Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 28, 2018London
Africa NowBonhamsFine Art and AntiquesFebruary 28, 2018


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