Jewels

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 stones section 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 of 19 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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