Mondani Web is extremely happy to present Antiquorum’s Auction “Important Modern & Vintage Jewels”. For the first time in Antiquorum’s history, the auction house is organizing a jewelry auction in Geneva.
The auction takes place at the Hotel Beau-Rivage, Salon de l’Impératrice (13, Quai du Mont-Blanc, 1202 Genéve) on Novembre 11th, 2019.
If you would like to see the lots before the auction, these are the viewing dates:
Thursday, 7th November 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 8th November 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, 9th November 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, 10th November 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, 11th November 9:00 am – 11:00 am
In this article, we show you the top lots to give you a preview of some of the best for sale.
Enamel and gold sautoir necklace, ring and earrings set, Bulgari. Enamel and circular-cut diamonds, gold, 1970s, pendent : 6.5 cm, ring size 53, earrings : 3.5 cm, necklace : 82 cm, (Italian mark), signed Bvlgari.
Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. Cushion-shaped sapphire of 17.52 carats, marquise and circular-cut diamonds, platinum (900) and gold, 1960s, signed Bvlgari SSEF 2017, report no 95656, 17.52 carats, Burma (Myanmar), no indications of heating.
Nail bracelet, Aldo Cipullo. Gold, 1971, signed Cipullo. F. Chaille, The Cartier Collection Jewelry Volume 2, Flammarion, p 562 Appearing just after the Love bracelet, the Nail bracelet was another emblematic design by Aldo Cipullo, making a big splash in 1971. This bracelet appeared even more provocative and transgressive than its predecessor. It was born of aesthetic reflection upon the beauty of humble, simple objects, here taken to an extreme. In an interview, the mischievous designer claimed that the idea came to him after stepping on a nail.
Emerald and diamond snake necklace and earrings set, Fabrizio Cantamessa. Circular and marquise-cut emeralds, circular-cut diamonds, silver and gold, 1998, earrings : 3.5 cm, necklace 23.5 cm “The light of a jewel is able to bring out the beauty and personality of (any) woman” Fabrizio Cantamessa.
Diamond bracelet, Cartier. Square-cut diamonds, platinum, 1930s, 17 cm, signed Cartier, no 817594, red Cartier fitted case.
Old cushion-shaped diamond, 11.88 carats, platinum, size 52. Brand unsigned.
Sapphire and Diamond “Istamboul” earrings, Cartier. Cushion-shaped sapphires, baguette-cut diamonds, gold and platinum, 2000s, 2.5 cm, signed Cartier, no 702269, Cartier red fitted case Gübelin 2017, report no 17090112/1 and 2, Madagascar, no indication of heating.
Diamond and natural pearl earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels, Marquise-cut diamonds, baroque button-shaped natural pearls, gold and platinum, 1960s, 2.5 cm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels N.Y 53205 SSEF 2009, report no 54317, stating that “the analyzed properties confirm the authenticity of these saltwater natural blister pearls”.
Sapphire, emerald, ruby and diamond brooch-pendent, Bulgari. Cabochon sapphire, emeralds and rubies, circular-cut diamonds, gold, 1960s, 5.5 cm, signed Bvlgari.