Diamonds, sapphires, but also watches, sculptures and hippopotamus jewelery in the new appointment of Faraone Casa d’Aste ♦ ︎
The traditional Christmas auction of Faraone Casa d’Aste is back. It will take place on November 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Milan and includes 350 lots, equally divided between jewelry and watches.
For sale there are Maison jewels like Tiffany, Bulgari, Cartier, Buccellati and Faraone.
The auction top lot is a white gold ring with Ceylon sapphire, not heated, rectangular cut of 33.40 carats. There is also expectation for two necklaces: one composed of five threads, two of diamonds (43 carats), one of emeralds (18 carats), one of sapphires (63.56 carats) and one of rubies (34.07 carats). The threads can be worn together or individually in different compositions. The second necklace is composed of baguette-cut diamonds surrounded by a crown of brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 52 carats, with a central diamond of 1.57 carats. The two-string jewelry proposal of 49 and 57 Ssef-certified natural pearls then concludes.
In addition to jewelry, the auction includes watches of famous brands: Patek Philippe, Rolex, Jaeger Le Coultre, Cartier.
Among the auctioned items, there is also a necklace of the Arnaldo Pomodoro sculptures and two of his sculptures: the first a golden bronze sphere, the second an artist plate in silver metal, as well as a particular collection of objects in glass and ceramics painted in silver.
Finally, a curiosity: the auction house presents a collection of unique pieces of jewelry, with the hippopotamus as a leitmotif, designed by the Italian-Argentine artist, Micaela Signorini. To these creations that are part of a large collection that boasts more than 6000 pieces all with the same theme, follow a collection of 21 precious glass or ceramic vases painted in silver for which only written offers will be accepted.