The Fine Jewelry & Timepieces Department offers antique, vintage, modern, and contemporary fine jewelry and timepieces in many of its auctions. As part of the former Treadway Toomey Auctions partnership, the Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Department helped curate two single-owner auctions entitled A Passion for Collecting: Fine Timepieces, Erotica and Decorative Arts from the Estate of Candice B. Groot, Parts I and II. The two sales combined realized over $2M in sales, with an 18th Century pocket watch by the celebrated English watchmaker James Cox selling for $73,200.
The department has a particular interest in early 20th Century Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau jewelry and has sold many items bringing record prices in this collecting category. Senior Specialist John Walcher has lectured on Chicago Arts & Crafts Movement jewelry, focusing on The Kalo Shop and its contemporaries.