Leader in the sector and strong of an increasingly international clientele, the Jewelry Department boasts a history of important contributions and auction successes.
Diamonds of important carats, rubies, sapphires, emeralds and natural pearls: each jewel is valued by a team of certified gemologists and experts in the history of jewelry. The departmental objective remains quality and attention to the customer, also through the accurate sharing of advanced condition reports that guarantee increasingly targeted purchases.
At Il Ponte Auction House a selection of highly finest jewelry for the auction held on 26, 27 May 2022.
Important jewels because of exceptional preciousness, first of all, the extraordinary pear-shaped diamond of ct. 16.44: a unique example for purity and colour (lot 591, estimate € 700,000 - 1,200,000).
Indeed, to constitute the first significant nucleus of the catalogue are the diamonds, enhanced by meticulous frames, as well represented by the brooch in white gold with two round brilliant-cut diamonds respectively of ct. 10.87 etc. 10.95 (lot 587, estimate € 90,000 - 140,000), and also in the splendid necklace composed of round, baguette, and carré diamonds, for a total of 32 ct. approximately(lot 590, estimate € 42,000 - 48,000).
The precious stonessection continues with other gems of bright shades: a Burmese ruby of ct. 4.98 (lot 589, estimate € 60,000 - 90,000), an octagonal emerald of ct. 5.20 circa (lot 588, estimate € 65,000 - 85,000) and five cushion-cut slightly graduated sapphires in all ct. 17.30 circa, inserted in the elegant 1920s Liberty's bracelet, open-worked with a pavé approximately of19 ct. diamonds (lot 584, estimate € 46,000 - 52,000).
A large space is dedicated to the goldsmith art between the 19th and 20th centuries, through other testimonies of the excellent manufacture, such as the necklace in yellow chiseled gold, pearl, blue enamel, and diamonds, which belonged to a noble Piedmontese family and was redesigned to become an explicit homage to the Royal House, thanks to the inclusion of Savoy nodes (lot 522, estimate € 3,300 - 3,800). Another splendid example of the Italian artistic excellence is the vanity case in gold yellow and ivory, with lapis lazuli and diamonds at the sides, signed by the Trieste master Giovanni Janesich and made during his Parisian period on the occasion of the 1925 Internacional Exposición de Paris (lot 554, estimate € 9,000 - 10,000).
The last chapter of the auction proposal is represented by the great jewelry designers in which the French Maisons play aleading role, among them appear Van Cleef & Arpels with numerous pieces, including a bow-shaped brooch accented with etoilé set diamonds (lot 583, estimate € 22,000 - 27,000); Sterlé with a very particular pendant centrepiece accented with a cabochon ruby on a yellow gold necklace (lot 551, estimate € 7,500 - 9,500); Boucheron with a rose-shaped brooch in yellow guilloché enamel, decorated with a pear-shaped diamond (lot 539, estimate € 5.200 – 5.800). In addition to these, there are the timeless creations of Tiffany & Co and the Italians Buccellati and Nardi.
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We are selecting jewels for the next auction
Jewellery and goldsmith's art meet at Palazzo Crivelli on the 2nd and 3rd of December for the auction organised by Il Ponte Casa d'Aste. The catalogue, full of rare pieces of the highest quality, includes two Fabergé table clocks realized between 1899 and 1903 by the goldsmith Mikhail Perkhin, a yellow gold cup signed by the Englishmen Hunt & Roskell, a music box and a central volute tiara by the jeweller Musy from Turin. Examples of high jewellery will be the bracelet by Lacloche Frères with diamonds and rubies and a flower brooch by Pierre Sterlé.
Orafoitaliano.it | 30 November 2021
The auction has reached the considerable goal of 3 million sales with 90% of lots sold. This result was obtained thanks to a careful work of in-depth analysis with videos and images of the lots [...] after the days preceding the auction had seen an increase of 300% of requests for condition reports. Among the top lots, two rings set with diamonds: a drop-shaped one of 10.16 carats sold at 225,000 euros, the other of 6.29 carats beaten at 220,000 euros.
IlSole24Ore Moda | November records for the most expensive lots by Giulia Crivelli | December 3, 2020
The confirmation of the liveliness and enthusiastic participation of the public from all over the globe, came through the incessant relaunches on the phones and on the platform IlPonteLive, during the three days dedicated to Jewelry (November 18, 19 and 20). Rare gold treasures in the catalog alongside an extraordinary gemological selection.