Must-See May 2017 Auction Calendar

Sotheby’s and Christie’s dominate the May 2017 auction calendar covering three major luxury asset classes – watches, fine art and jewellery. Here are the auctions you won’t want to miss!

Sotheby’s Important Watches – 14th May, Geneva

May 2017 Auction dates
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If you love unique timepieces then this auction is for you. The lot with the top estimate is this yellow gold Patek Philippe & Co Geneve pocket watch with Westminster chimes. It is expected to sell between £5-8 million.

Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Evening Sale – 17th May, New York

May 2017 Auction dates
Image Source: Artnet

Highlights of this sale include a Basquiat offered by collector Steve Cohen with estimates of £17 to £22 million. Completed in 1981, La Hara last came on the market in 1989 at Sotheby’s.

Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale: 30th May, Hong Kong

May 2017 Auction dates
Image source: National Jeweller

Christie’s has brought two unique pieces to this auction, including this 25.27 carat Jonker diamond. It is set to be the top lot with an estimate of £2.8 million

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AuctionAuction HouseVerticalStart DateLocationURL
Christies jewels OnlineChristie'sJewellery & Watches02/05/2017Online
CollectionsSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques02/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/o4zi30b0UG2
Latin America: Modern Art OnlineSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques02/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/AFf530b0G3f
Latin America: Contemporary Art OnlineSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques02/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/N5jt30b0G9D
Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare MeteoritesChristie'sMemorabilia03/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/nrhq30b0DIQ
Old MastersSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques03/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/iPs230b0UHo
19th Century European PaintingsBonhamsFine Art and Antiques03/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/7H0r30b0UIx
Carlo ScarpaChristie'sFine Art and Antiques04/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/8uBo30b0DN2
From Earth to FireSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques04/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/STT730b0UJl
Picasso Ceramics OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques05/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/oKil30b0DSm
Modern and Contemporary ArtHeritageFine Art and Antiques05/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/LaML30b0UJR
Asian ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques08/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/IQwb30b0UKm
Chinese works of artChristie'sFine Art and Antiques09/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/V4i230b0DWu
Jewellery and WatchesChristie'sJewellery & Watches09/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/6dUC30b0DZM
Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural HistorySotheby'sMemorabilia09/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/uu9Z30b0ULb
Important Chinese ArtSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques10/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/eRl930b0ULU
Finest and Rarest WinesSotheby'sFine Wine10/05/2017London
The Julius and Arlette Katchen Collection fo Fine Net SukeBonhamsFine Art and Antiques10/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/an8x30b0UMF
Menagerie: An English Private Collection of Chinese Animal CarvingsSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques10/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/Nax030b0GjL
Fine Chinese ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques11/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/X8hg30b0UNt
The Jongen-Schleiper Collection of Fine ThangkasBonhamsFine Art and Antiques11/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/yZor30b0JYw
Fine Japanese ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques11/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/3LbB30b0K39
Chinese ceramics and works of artChristie'sFine Art and Antiques12/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/nryn30b0E3l
The Aston Martin Works SaleBonhamsLuxury Cars13/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/YYIf30b0UOk
The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVEPhillipsJewellery & Watches13/05/2017Geneva
The May Sale 2017Silverstone AuctionsLuxury Cars13/05/2017Northamptonshirehttp://ow.ly/T27e30b0UWB
The Geneva Watch Auction: FIVEPhillipsJewellery & Watches13/05/2017Genevahttp://ow.ly/9WtD30b0TMw
Important WatchesSotheby'sJewellery & Watches14/05/2017Genevahttp://ow.ly/rCaM30b0UU6
Rare watches including a rolex afternoonChristie'sJewellery & Watches15/05/2017Genevahttp://ow.ly/QiVq30b0Vcy
Art of Africa, Oceania, and the AmericasSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques15/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/cqwQ30b0UP2
Impressionist modern art and evening saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques15/05/2017New York
Rare watches including a rolex afternoonChristie'sJewellery & Watches15/05/2017Genevahttp://ow.ly/ITKh30b0EbR
Fine and Rare winesChristie'sFine Wine16/05/2017Geneva
20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening SalePhillipsFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/6tVW30b0TTQ
Modern and Contemporary African ArtSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/Y5us30b0UQ5
Impressionist & Modern Art Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/GJK230b0HAW
Watches and WristwatchesBonhamsJewellery & Watches16/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/dIxR30b0UQJ
Post War and Contempoary ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/tsa830b0URr
Impressionist and modern art works on paperChristie'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/tluL30b0Em5
Impressionist and modern art day saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/jRke30b0EwZ
An Educated EyeChristie'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017Paris
LaliqueChristie'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/VjsZ30b0EhV
Design Vente Du SoirChristie'sFine Art and Antiques16/05/2017Parishttp://ow.ly/3ZzJ30b0Eu9
Magnificent Jewels and Noble JewelsSotheby'sJewellery & Watches16/05/2017Genevahttp://ow.ly/DrL830b0GOR
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day SalePhillipsFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/HQg830b0TPd
Impressionist & Modern Art Day SaleSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017New York
DesignSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017Parishttp://ow.ly/wJx530b0USb
Diego GiacomettiSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017Parishttp://ow.ly/wH7g30b0USI
Magnificent JewelsChristie'sJewellery & Watches17/05/2017Geneva
Post-war and contemporary evening saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017New York
The English CollectorChristie'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017London
Mingei art of JapanChristie'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017Online
American Art OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017Online
Finest and Rarest WinesSotheby'sFine Wine17/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/GIsX30b0HVH
Fine Glass and British CeramicsBonhamsFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/OEdy30b0K8Q
Antique Arms and armourBonhamsFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/iLWB30b0KgD
Impressionist and Modern ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques17/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/wLtN30b0Kr0
PhotographsPhillipsFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/OZUy30b0TVk
Contemporary Art Evening AuctionSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017New York
ComicsHeritageFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/r4bo30b0UTr
The Collection of the Late Lord Weidenfeld GBEChristie'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/3tJW30b0EC9
Post war and contemporary morning saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017New York
Post war and contemporary afternoon saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017New York
PhotographsChristie'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017London
Indian Art OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/rPQT30b0EIx
Picasso Man and Beast: Property from the collection of Marina PicassoSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/Ye7730b0IbQ
Modern Sporting GunsBonhamsFine Art and Antiques18/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/1oFP30b0KwT
Contemporary Art Day AuctionSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/BJ5A30b0IfU
PhotographsSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/zCvI30b0ITR
African & OceanicChristie'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017New York
Latin American Art OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017Online
Bande Dessine et IllustrationChristie'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017Paris
The Discerning EyeSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques19/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/7Tzh30b0Isd
Ascot RacecourseHistoricsLuxury Cars20/05/2017Ascothttp://ow.ly/OeBa30b0UVS
The Don Scott Cellar: 50 Years of Collecting, Part IIISotheby'sFine Art and Antiques20/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/w4Ma30b0IRC
The Spa Classic SaleBonhamsLuxury Cars21/05/2017Francorchampshttp://ow.ly/sTwR30b0KLS
Exquisite Eye: Chinese Paintings OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques22/05/2017Online
Asian 20th century and contemporary art online: paper/editionsChristie'sFine Art and Antiques22/05/2017Online
Modern and Contemporary ArtHeritageFine Art and Antiques22/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/orRI30b0Tdu
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental BooksSotheby'sMemorabilia23/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/NBi930b0UUO
American ArtSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques23/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/wgWv30b0J1k
19th Century ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques23/05/2017New York
American ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques23/05/2017New York
Christies watches onlineChristie'sJewellery & Watches23/05/2017Online
Musical ManuscriptsSotheby'sMemorabilia23/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/NILo30b0J6x
Home and InteriorsBonhamsFine Art and Antiques23/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/UY4h30b0KUR
The Sporting SaleBonhamsFine Art and Antiques23/05/2017Edinbrughhttp://ow.ly/ImrK30b0KXS
Watches, Wristwatches and ClocksBonhamsJewellery & Watches23/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/Wt2d30b0L6W
Latin AmericaPhillipsFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/BvRi30b0TXi
European ArtSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/TH4B30b0UVq
Latin American Art OnlineChristie'sFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017New York
InteriorsChristie'sFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017London
JewelleryBonhamsJewellery & Watches24/05/2017Edinbrughhttp://ow.ly/TTTj30b0Ldn
Modern and Contemporary South Asian ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/mMxK30b0LjS
American ArtBonhamsFine Art and Antiques24/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/Yt0C30b0Lpe
Latin American Modern Art Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/UPLC30b0J2V
Latin American Contemporary Art Evening SaleSotheby'sFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017New Yorkhttp://ow.ly/fWG730b0J58
Latin American ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017New York
South Asian Modern and Contemporary ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017London
Arts of IndiaChristie'sFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017London
Fine and Rare WinesBonhamsFine Art and Antiques25/05/2017Londonhttp://ow.ly/CoR830b0Ls0
Finest and Rarest Wines from an exceptional private collection direct from octavian vaultsChristie'sFine Wine26/05/2017Hong Kong
Asian 20th century and contemporary art evening saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques27/05/2017Hong Kong
Fine and Rare winesChristie'sFine Wine27/05/2017Hong Kong
Asian 20th Century art day saleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques28/05/2017Hong Kong
Chinese Contemporary UKChristie'sFine Art and Antiques29/05/2017Hong Kong
Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and CalligraphyChristie'sFine Art and Antiques29/05/2017Hong Kong
Important WatchesChristie'sJewellery & Watches29/05/2017Hong Kong
Asian Contemporary Art Day SaleChristie'sFine Art and Antiques29/05/2017Hong Kong
Fine chinese modern paintingsChristie'sFine Art and Antiques30/05/2017Hong Kong
Hong Kong Magnificent JewelsChristie'sJewellery & Watches30/05/2017Hong Kong
Resplendent and Glorious - Ancient Temples Amidst Clouds Previously From The Mei Yun Tang CollectionChristie'sFine Art and Antiques30/05/2017Hong Kong
Summertime Jewels OnlineSotheby'sJewellery & Watches30/05/2017Onlinehttp://ow.ly/6kyh30b0JA1
Handbags and accessoriesChristie'sJewellery & Watches31/05/2017Hong Kong
The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques31/05/2017Hong Kong
The Perfect Countenance - Fine Buddhist Works of ArtChristie'sFine Art and Antiques31/05/2017Hong Kong
Adorning the Kings - A Private Collection of Archaic Jade PendantsChristie'sJewellery & Watches31/05/2017Hong Kong
Yongzheng Emporor's Double Dragon AmphoraChristie'sJewellery & Watches31/05/2017Hong Kong
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