Atlanta, GA, USA, November 7, 2022 — An exceptional array of timepieces and fine jewelry from the collection of philanthropist and entertainment attorney Joel A. Katz, as well as Civil Rights attorneys and law professors Marjorie and Ralph Knowles, will come up for bid in Ahlers & Ogletree’s Important Jewelry & Fine Timepieces online auction on Friday, Nov. 18th.
More than 80 fine men’s and women’s watches, by famous makers, will come from the collection of Mr. Katz. The Knowles estate will feature over 130 lots of fine women’s jewelry and watches, also by famous makers. “Ahlers & Ogletree is honored to work with such notable figures in the Atlanta community and offer these works of wearable art in a single auction session,” said Robert Ahlers, president and owner of Ahlers & Ogletree.
Several lots should easily exceed six figures. These will be led by a stunning ladies’ Vacheron Constantin 18k yellow gold Metiers d’Art Lady Kalla diamond watch, serial #572002, with manual wind movement, diamond dial and diamond accented bracelet comprising approximately 30 carats (VVS clarity, colorless) (est. $150,000-$175,000).
A three-stone platinum and 9.51-carat diamond ring, featuring two oval and one cushion-cut diamond (all three GIA-certified, with certificates), all prong set into a cast platinum mounting containing six single cut and 150 round brilliant cut melee weighing about 0.70 carats total, with overall SI-1 clarity and H color, should gavel for $125,000-$175,000.
To learn more about Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery and the Important Jewelry & Fine Timepieces auction planned for November 18th, or to join their email list for information on upcoming sales, please visit www.aandoauctions.com.