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Auction Watch (May ’18): This Month’s Bids and Pieces

London Art Week

London Art Week, which takes place from 29 June to 6 July, marks a week of exhibitions and auctions in the capital. From Old Master paintings and drawings sales, to modern art work exhibitions, there’s something for everyone, whatever your art style. Keep an eye on the website for the soon-to-be-unveiled full programme of events.

CHRISTIE’S RARE WATCHES SALE (14 MAY)

Patek Philippe 18K white gold and diamond set automatic chronograph

Christie’s Rare Watches sale in Geneva on 14 May will offer 221 timepieces, dating from 1875 to 2018. One of the collections it incorporates are rare Patek Philippe timepieces from a significant private collection, so expect coveted and hard-to-find models.

BONHAMS GREENWICH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE (3 JUNE)

Caroll Shelby Steven Mcqueen

© 2017 Pawel Litwinski Photography

Bonhams will be showcasing two dozen cars from late racer and designer Carroll Shelby at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance on 3 June. Highlights include a 1969 Shelby GT 500 and a 1935 Chrysler Airflow Sedan thought to have been acquired from Steve McQueen.

THREE TO WATCH

FELLOWS THE WATCH SALE (29 MAY)

Fellows The Watch Sale

Register now for Fellows’ next Watch Sale, which promises to offer the usual chance of grabbing a significant piece at an insignificant price.

SOTHEBY’S IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART SALE (14 MAY)

Picasso

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art sale includes a 1932 Picasso and modern sculptures.

ROSEBERYS’ 20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN SALE (26 JUNE)

Roseberys’ 20th Century Art & Design

Roseberys’ 20th Century Art & Design sale will offer arresting, contemporary pieces of interior design; roseberys.co.uk

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