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    Jewellery, watches, furs and vintage wine all feature at the inaugural Christmas auction at James Adam on December 14 at 6 p.m.  The Wish List sale offers something for budgets across the board.  Lots have been sourced from a variety of mainly Irish private vendors.  It includes a Hermés ‘Pullman’ handbag (1,500 – 2,000), a bottle of Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1948 (1,500 – 2,000), a cigar humidor by Elie Bleu (800 – 1,200), furs by Barnardos and Julian Vard, a Tiffany silver (1,000-1,500) and Helmut Newton’s Sumo book, published by Taschen  estimated at (3,000-5,000).  The catalogue is on-line.  Here is a small sample from what is on offer:

    Helmut Newton, Sumo, Monte Carlo 1999, numbered edition, signed (5,000-8,000). UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,000.

    Composition Rouge et Verte by Serge Poliakoff (Russian, 1906-1969), a signed and numbered 15/26 (1,500-2,000). UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 950.

    A coral brooch in the form of a turtle (2,000-3,000). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A Jaeger LeCoultre and Aston Martin special edition gentleman's wrist watch (5,000-7,000). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD.

    A Hermes c1930's black crocodile pullman handbag (1,500-2,000). UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,000.

    A diamond and pearl bracelet (4,000-6,000). UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,800.


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