Curated by Annick van Itallie
The Exclusive Selection offers truly remarkable objects selected by our experts for their rarity, quality or unique story.
This three day special event features dedicated auctions across our Catawiki categories. These auctions represent our experts’ tireless commitment to special objects of the highest quality, with only the most exclusive and exceptional objects accepted for auction.
Exclusive Selection auctions close 7th, 8th and 9th of May.
Bid on Exclusive Selection auctions for Interiors, Sports (Ferrari) and Fashion.
Created in the Japonisme movement, popular with many European artists in the early 19th century, this statue of an elegant female figure in kimono, embodies Hottot's own interpretation of what was then referred to as the 'Orient'.
Louis Hottot (1829 - 1905) - Bronze Figure
This extremely rare replica helmet, signed by Michael Schumacher, is from the 2000 season–the first year the motor sports legend became a World Champion for Ferrari.
Ferrari 2000 Schumacher replica helmet
The ultimate handbag for craftsmanship, the Hermes Birkin is a rare piece. Crafted in 2012, this splendid handbag is made with the luxurious Blue Indigo Porosus Crocodile skin and accentuated with palladium hardware. A true gem!
Hermès - Birkin 35 Crocodile Porosus Bleu Indigo
Bid on Exclusive Selection auctions for Design, Comics (Herge/Tintin), Watches and Motorcycles.
Made by Milanese architect, Mario Bellini, 'Il Colonnato' is made from solid Nero Marquina marble. With its square top resting elegantly on four cylindrical columns, this monumental table was inspired by the columns of Ancient Rome.
Mario Bellini - IL Colonnato Black Marble Table
Herge created this drawing in 1957, for the Tintin weekly, as a special New Year’s wish that the Suez conflict would not come to war. Tintin and Snowy are carrying palm branches, a symbol of peace, while a dove sits on Tintin's shoulder.
Tintin - Dessin original "Tintin et l'affaire Suez"
If there's one watch that has perfected the balance between sporty and classy, it's the Patek Philippe Aquanaut. The steel and rubber with the mesmerising dial work well on a golf course, in the boardroom or on sandy beach in the South of France.
Patek Aquanaut ref 5064
The Cleveland started with this model–unusual for its time, and popular for its light weight and endurance. A practical machine for oldtimer club runs, this simple two-stroke can reach a comfortable cruising speed of 50+ km/hour.
Cleveland - Serie A type 481 - 221 cc - 1917
Bid on Exclusive Selection auctions for Modern art, Ancient coins, Modern jewellery and Classic cars.
Sonia Delaunay made great use of bright colours by developing ‘simultanisme', the combination of contrasting and dissonant colours. She was the first female artist to be honoured during her lifetime with a retrospective at the Louvre.
Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979) - Rythme Colore no. 822
This rare gold aureus of Domitian as Caesar, struck in Rome 75 AD features a realistic portrait of Domitian on the obverse. The reverse features a beautiful and detailed depiction of Spes holding a flower and the hem of her skirt.
Roman Empire. Domitian
Blue diamonds are extremely rare and the most desired gemstones in the world. This fancy diamond ring has excellent VVS2 clarity. The colour represents faith, devotion, eternity and spirituality.
18 kt. White gold - Ring - 2.09 ct Diamond - Fancy Light Greenish Blue - 1.21 ct Diamonds