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.
Among the best adjudications: a Kashmir sapphire of ct. 9 on a frame of the maison Wolfers Frères (sold at € 750,000), a Burmese ruby of ct. 2.90 mounted on a Bulgari ring (sold at € 375,000), a ring with a heart diamond of ct. 10,23 (sold € 375,000) and a pair of earrings with two natural pearls (sold € 400,000).
Excellent results from international maison such as a pair of Van Cleef and Arpels diamond earrings (sold € 175,000) and two Cartier, the brooch "Two Parrots" (sold € 80,000) and the bracelet with diamonds and rubies (sold € 162,500).
"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."
ArtsLife | November 26, 2020
When precious materials meet elegance and craftsmanship, the outcome is obvious in the objects of desire such as those proposed in the Jewellery auction of 21, 22, 23, 24 June 2021 at Palazzo Crivelli.
Bright colours, tradition and quality are the common denominators of the splendid jewels from many important collections, which stand out like “diamond tips” for the appointment on 21 June (see catalogue). These are followed by other precious items of great interest for a public of enthusiasts, distributed in a three-day auction sale (22, 23, 24 June) and which, for variety and quantity are duly represented in a separate catalogue.
Peaks of excellence in goldsmithing are reached with the lots signed by the master Alfredo Ravasco, whose refined handicrafts dare beyond all limits in the combination of materials: from the malachite bowl on an ebonized wooden base with a chiseled silver peacock (lot 131 , estimate € 7,000 - 12,000) to the lapis lazuli box with marine elements (lot 133, estimate € 16,000 - 20,000).
Peculiar proposals from celebrated Maisons are the Cartier duckling brooch (lot 135, estimate € 8,500 - 12,000) and the "Ballerina" brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels (lot 101, estimate € 12,000 - 16,000), metaphorical reference to Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, authentic rarities for the collector's market.
Unmissable in every appointment are the diamonds and coloured gems, many of these enhanced in rings with Burmese rubies (lot 167, estimate € 18,000 - 25,000) and with Burmese and Sri Lankan sapphires (lot 163, estimate € 19,000 - 25,000), emeralds of various origins and dimensions, among which the oval of ct. 30 (lot 103, estimate € 12,500 - 15,000). A list of wonders that continues with the elegant diamond-set white gold modular necklace centered by seven oval sapphires (lot 106, estimate € 15,000 - 20,000), the pendant signed Piccini with an old European round-cut diamond of ct. 9.11 (lot 123, estimate € 28,000 - 35,000) and the three-strand natural pearl necklace (lot 161, estimate € 16,000 - 20,000).
Among the highlights on 22-23-24 June we find various jewels with corals and peculiar floral compositions signed by Romolo Grassi, while the new frontier of modern jewellery ranges from the unmistakable design of Bulgari and Buccellati to the whimsical creativity of Pomellato and Vhernier.
Video Preview | Jewels Auction 21, 22, 23 and 24 June 2021
A Video by Luca Ghirondi, Head of Department of Jewels, presenting the intriguing proposals from the catalogue of the sale of 21, 22, 23, and 24 June 2021.