Must-See December 2016 Auction Dates

As 2016 comes to a close, Borro shows you which auctions you would not want to miss before the year ends. From paintings to jewels to watches, you could be treating yourself or a loved one to something special this Christmas.

Sotheby’s Old Master and Sculpture and Works of Art – 6Th December, London

Sotheby’s Old Master and Sculpture and Works of Art

This sale includes highlights from the Reinhold Hofstatter Collection in Vienna. Such items include a life-size statue of St Florian, and a 16th century Virgin who balances on the moon. The top item is the Rothschild ivory Nef from the Taubman Collection.

 

Sotheby’s Old Masters Evening Sale – 07 December, London

Sotheby’s Old Masters Evening Sale

Three very important private collections will lead this Sotheby’s sale. With pieces from as early as 1650, Dutch and Flemish paintings hold a timeless beauty that will surely get buyers out of their seats. Two portraits will lead the collections in the sale on the 7th December.

 

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels – 13 December, London

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels

Aimed at experienced collectors, this auctions hosts a variety of jewels, from houses including Van Cleef & Arpels and Bulgari with minimum estimates of £3000. The sale will include diamonds, pearls and coloured gemstones, meaning there’s something for everyone.

 

Bonhams Fine Watches & Wristwatches Including the Collection of a European Nobleman – 14 December, London

Rolex

This auction includes watches from the top-players in the luxury watch market. From Rolex to Patek Philippe, there’s a watch for everyone’s taste. With 153 lots, there will be plenty for the luxury watch collector to choose from.

Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings – 14 December, London

Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings

From Scandinavia to Spain, and Paris to Poland, this sale incorporates incredible paintings from all over Europe. You’ll be able to see how diverse artwork is from the 19th Century from a range of 88 pieces.

 

Sotheby’s Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas Tompion – 15 December, London

Sotheby’s Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas Tompion

This sale includes watches that have been carefully selected just for this auction. It includes pieces right through the 17th Century to the 20th Century. It also explores Thomas Tomion’s greatest achievements in timekeeping, and celebrating his students contributions.

 

Sotheby’s Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art – 15th December, London

Sotheby’s Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

This sale includes pieces from artists that were heavily influenced by the artistic advances that allowed British art to be revolutionized in the late 19th Century. There is a range of drawings, oil paintings and watercolours from Victorian artists such as Frederic Leighton.

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AuctionAuction HouseVerticalStart DateLocationURL
Valuable printed books and manuscriptsChristiesFine Art & Antiques01/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/Yg0j306bzmV
Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art, Maritime Art, Sporting and Wildlife ArtChristiesFine Art & Antiques01/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/X1mj306bzwb
December Jewels OnlineChristiesJewellery01/12/2016Online
Cufflinks for the Modern GentlemanChristiesJewellery01/12/2016Online
THE BOND STREET SALEBonhamsFine Art & Antiques04/12/2016London, New Bond Streethttp://ow.ly/55Xb306bzGy
Fine Books and ManuscriptsSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques05/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/6eSg306bA2o
History of Science and TechnologyBonhamsFine Art And Antiques05/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/wnrD306bE0w
JewelryHeritageJewelry05/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/1fHc306bAk1
Native American ArtBonhamsFine Art And Antiques05/12/2016San Franciscohttp://ow.ly/yoQI306bAni
Medieval and Renaissance ManuscriptsSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/X3Qb306bAs8
Old Master and Sculpture and Works of ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016London
Old Master and British Paintings Evening SaleChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016London
SculptureChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/SCLt306bCmb
AntiquesChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/diJ2306bCFk
Photographs: The ClassicsChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Online
African and Oceanic ArtBonhamsFine Art And Antiques06/12/2016LAhttp://ow.ly/qqyN306bE9M
EstatesHeritageProperty06/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/8YOK306bEKF
Important WatchesChristiesWatches06/12/2016New York
Modern and Contemporary Prints and MultiplesBonhamsFine Art And Antiques06/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/PwlY306bE47
The Bible Collection of Charles Caldwell RyrieSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques06/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/kXc7306bDcn
Voice of the 20th CenturyBonhamsFine Art And Antiques06/12/2016new Yorkhttp://ow.ly/XLJF306bE74
Old Master Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/dfya306bAN4
Old Master Drawings and British Drawings and WatercoloursChristiesFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/n0rj306bCTl
European ArtHeritageFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/Msb4306bEI5
Lapidary works of art, gemstones and mineralsBonhamsFine Art And Antiques07/12/2016LAhttp://ow.ly/793R306bDWD
Luxury AccessoriesHeritageHandbags07/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/kUyF306bEH0
Magnificent JewelsChristiesJewelry07/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/eDvB306bCVk
Fine Watches, Wristwatches and ClocksBonhamsFine Art And Antiques08/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/iQJ7306bEhP
WineHeritageFine wine09/12/2016Californiahttp://ow.ly/FULU306bEvt
Arms & ArmorHeritageFine Art & Antiques10/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/S9aX306bEEV
Rock & RollSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques10/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/3aJ1306bDhj
Fine JewelsSotheby'sJewelry13/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/LA5C306bDqM
English Literature, History, Children’s Books and IllustrationsSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques13/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/yxjF306bEE6
American Indian ArtHeritageFine Art & Antiques13/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/pwxZ306bED7
Coins and MedalsBonhamsFine Art And Antiques13/12/2016new Yorkhttp://ow.ly/tDSJ306bEkO
Fine Asian Works of ArtBonhamsFine Art And Antiques13/12/2016San Franciscohttp://ow.ly/LeH5306bEmQ
FINE WATCHES & WRISTWATCHESBonhamsJewellery & Watches14/12/2016London, New Bond Streethttp://ow.ly/OIUs306bEJf
19th and 20th Century SculptureSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques14/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/i9W1306bEC9
Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist ArtChristiesFine Art & Antiques14/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/5Bhg306bCZ5
Fine Printed Books And Manuscripts, Including AmericanaChristiesFine Art & Antiques14/12/2016New York
George Daniels, The Father of Modern HorologySotheby'sFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016LondonN/A
Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas TompionSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/aK5A306bDLk
Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/DfnC306bEBc
Topographical PicturesChristiesFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/tOuZ306bD3a
Arms and ArmourChristiesFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016London
Animation ArtHeritageFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016Dallashttp://ow.ly/P1GC306bExr
Important JudaicaSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques15/12/2016new York
Israeli & International ArtSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques15/12/2016New York
JapaneseChristiesFine Art & Antiques16/12/2016London
Kansas CityMecumcars01/12/2016kansashttp://ow.ly/k4ib306bEyu
the bond sreet saleBonhamscars04/12/2016londonhttp://ow.ly/itNY306bEzn
the december saleBonhamscars07/12/2016londonhttp://ow.ly/w4Rz306bEAn
Boo-Hooray Presents: Post-War, Counterculture & PopSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques01/12/2016Onlinehttp://ow.ly/efYW306bFev
Prints & Multiples OnlineSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques01/12/2016Onlinehttp://ow.ly/JAD3306bFmK
Contemporary ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Parishttp://ow.ly/7DFh306bGHP
De Magritte à IndianaSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Parishttp://ow.ly/FsOr306bHlR
Impressionist & Modern ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Parishttp://ow.ly/gerp306bHvm
The Vittorio & Caterina Di Capua CollectionSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques08/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/NBmz306bHB1
English Literature, History, Children’s Books and IllustrationsSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques13/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/XMhR306bHHR
Ancient Egyptian Sculpture & Works of ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques15/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/xJkj306bHVZ
Impressionist & Modern ArtSotheby'sFine Art & Antiques16/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/50ZU306bII5
Living with ArtChristiesFine Art & Antiques02/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/CJeT306bJzO
The Resandro CollectionChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/SA8W306bJMs
Paris JewelsChristiesJewelry & Watches06/12/2016Parishttp://ow.ly/iFfp306bJYQ
European Sculpture and Works of ArtChristiesFine Art & Antiques06/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/vIAv306bK65
From Ancient to Modern A Distinguished Art CollectionChristiesFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/ArGF306bKge
Magnificant JewelsChristiesFine Art & Antiques07/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/kKBf306bQkJ
Old Masters Evening SaleChristiesFine Art & Antiques08/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/bNIS306bQxd
Old Masters Day SaleChristiesFine Art & Antiques09/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/SXvP306bQCu
The Collection of Chiara and Francesco CarraroChristiesFine Art & Antiques12/12/2016New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/50XT306bQKt
19th Century European & Orientalist ArtChristiesFine Art & Antiques13/12/2016Londonhttp://ow.ly/hJEc306bQSJ
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