The « Le Temps est Féminin » auction organized by Artcurial included an exclusive selection of 133 pieces from the best watch brands chosen according to their condition, rarity and quality. Total sale including costs: 903 702 $ USD, selling 60% of the lots presented.

BEST RESULTS

Lot 289 : Van Cleef & Arpels, “Art Déco” model, a red and black laquer desk clock surmounted of a Fo dog, sold for 258 145 $ USD.

Lot 285 : Piaget Ref. 1026, a platinum, diamond and emerald set manual winding lady’s wristwatch, integrated platinum bracelet with sdiamond and emerals, clasp signed, sold for 97 469 $ USD.

BEST PERFORMANCES

Lot 289 : Van Cleef & Arpels,Van Cleef & Arpels, “Art Déco” model, a red and black laquer desk clock surmounted of a Fo dog, or 2 740% variation between the low estimate and the end result (258 145 $ USD).

Lot 266 : Cartier No. 2526, Tortue model, a 18k yellow gold manual winding lady’s wristwatch, gold deployant clasp signed, or 387% variation between the low estimate and the end result (11 076 $ USD).

Lot 212 : Omega sold by Dubret, a 18k yellow gold and enamel manual winding lady’s wristwatch, gold and enamel bracelet with clasp signed “Dubret”, or 338% variation between the low estimate and the end result (5 964 $ USD).

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BREAKDOWN BY BRANDS

Piaget
On the first step of the podium, with a watch having exceeded 90 000 $ USD, average per lot 12 924 $ USD. A result based on the second highest bid of the sale with lot 285.

Van Cleef & Arpels
On the second step of the podium, with a watch above 250 000 $ USD, average per lot 132 174 $ USD. A result based on the highest bid of the sale with lot 289.

Cartier
On the third step of the podium, with a watch having exceeded the 25 000 $ USD mark, average per lot 8 070 $ USD.

These three brands represent a total revenue of 672 944 $ USD, or nearly 75% of the total sale.

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AVERAGE PRICE PER LOT

Based on the number of lots, 133 in total, including 53 unsold lots, the average price of a lot was 11 296 $ USD.

CONCLUSION

The auction at Artcurial entirely dedicated to the feminine world in watchmaking has confirmed once again the dominance of the Piaget brand which remains the queen of the auction scene for the past three sales at Artcurial. It is interesting to note this time the appearance of this Van Cleef & Arpels clock that was undoubtedly the most beautiful surprise of the beginning of the year. This concept “Le Temps est Féminin” is certainly the most interesting for many years and the success is confirmed once again.

GEOFFROY ADER

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