The Important Watches sale will offer a total of 300 lots estimated over HK$43 million/ US$5.5 million. Highlighting a notable private collection of highly complicated creations by renowned independent watchmakers, as well as important classic timepieces and dazzling jewellery watches in excellent condition, the sale embodies the pinnacle of the past and future of watchmaking.
Vanessa Herrera, Head of Watches, Sotheby's China and Southeast Asia, says, "Following the success of last season's sale, which achieved the highest total of its kind at Sotheby's Hong Kong, our Autumn 2010 sale will offer a wider selection of high-end timepieces, enhancing the value and quality of the sale. We are thrilled to present Tapestry of Time, interweaving avant-garde highlights from Property of an Important Private Collector, with complicated and bejewelled masterpieces by traditional watchmakers. These three distinct strands - tradition, innovation and artistry - are forever entwined, creating the vibrant fabric of modern horology."