This summer season of sales will take place at the prestigious Hermitage Hotel and offer the Artcurial luxury specialities such as fine jewelry, collector watches as well as the Hermès Summer Collection, which has proven to be an extremely popular event in Monaco over the past 11 years.

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Arguably, the most exciting piece from the jewelry proportion of the sale is a platinum and white gold bracelet with baguette and navette cut diamonds, estimated at $55 000 – 65 000.

Artcurial’s collector watch department headed by Marie Sanna-Legrand has been on a constant rise, having increased sales figures by almost 50% between 2013 and 2014.

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One of only 20 Breitling gold Navitimer Perpetual Calendar watch with split-chronograph function will feature and is estimated at $13 000 – 19 000.

Since 2005, Hermès sales at Artcurial have become almost as iconic as the Birkin bag. Pénélope Blanckaert has recently joined Artcurial as Director of this department, with her experience, sharp eye and knowledge of fashion history, the Hermès Summer Collection promises to excite collectors.

Fashion aficionados and collectors from around the world can anticipate a ray of colors from the carefully selected lots including special commissions, unique and iconic pieces made from rare and exotic leathers and skins.

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Highlights include a magnificent ‘Kelly’ bag made from orange crocodile, which is estimated at $27 500 – 32 500 and a ‘Birkin Himalaya’ model made from mat Nilo crocodile, estimated at $55 800 – 78 200.

A collection of 15 exceptional dresses by Franck Sorbier will also be on sale during this week.

Check out the full catalog on Barnebys here.

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