From October 26 – November 26, a selection of beautiful and rare pieces from the personal collection of Maurice Sandoz will be on display at A La Vieille Russie in New York City. The exhibition includes rare pieces by Fabergé, singular vintage pocket watches, modern Parmigiani timepieces, plus two new wristwatches from Parmigiani. Find complete details inside.
The exhibit, titled Mechanical Wonders: The Sandoz Collection, offers a unique opportunity to celebrate watchmaking art. Restored by Michel Parmigiani, the Sandoz Collection, which includes Fabergé, automatons and timepieces, will be exhibited to the public in the U.S. for the first time in over 50 years. Contemporary watches from the Parmigiani Fleurier collection will also be on display.
Below left, Parmigiani’s Fleurier headquarters, and A La Vieille Russie New York.
Parmigiani will launch two new timepieces to honor two pocket watches from the Sandoz Collection – the Oval Watch with Telescopic Hands and the Perrin Frères Pocket Watch, both dating from the 1800s. Drawings of the new wristwatches appear below, along with images of pieces from the Sandoz Collection.
A La Vieille Russie is located at 781 Fifth Avenue at 59th Street in Manhattan.