AstaGuru to host an online auction of antique jewelry and watches this month


NEW DELHI : Indian auction house AstaGuru has announced that it will start auctioning its antique jewelry, silver and watches on October 26-27, with 133 lots. The auction will feature vintage and art deco jewelry, silver collectibles, and vintage and limited-edition luxury watches from famous watch manufacturers.

The jewelry section will feature 50 pieces showcasing the aesthetic of traditional Indian and Western jewelry and gemstones such as natural pearls, colored diamonds, Burmese rubies, Zambian emeralds, as well as Colombian emerald pearls. old-mine grooves rarely found.

The company, according to experts, has organized an offering of watch masterpieces from brands such as Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Rolex, Piaget, Breguet, IWC, Harry Winston, Frank Muller, Panerai, Jaeger-Lecoultre, Roger Dubuis , among others.

AstaGuru said in a statement that its auctions have attracted increasing interest from collectors and has broadened its offering by holding two auctions per year. The previous sale in the category recorded a total turnover of more than ??18 crore, the highest in the category at the auction in India, he added.

Since the coup of covid, the largest international auction houses around the world and in India have been holding live and online auctions of modern Indian artwork, antiques, design and jewelry and contemporaries. The art world flourished during the pandemic with many Indian works of art being auctioned and sold for record prices. Last year a painting by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde was sold ??32 crores; an oil on canvas by Maqbool Fida Husain made in 1958 went under the hammer and sold online for the first time for ??18.47 crores.

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