alta gioielleria, asta, news — November 19, 2019 at 4:30 am

A thousand jewels with Christie’s in New York




Super jewels for Christie’s super auctions in New York: a thousand pieces, from diamonds to precious audio headphones ♦ ︎

The big auctions in Geneva are closed, and Christie’s starts again from New York. The Jewels Online sales are scheduled in the US city from 2 to 12 December but, above all, the Magnificent Jewels on 11 December. In all, a thousand pieces are on sale, including colored diamonds, colorless diamonds and precious stones, as well as designer jewels, among others, Suzanne Belperron, René Boivin, Bulgari, Cartier, Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co. and Van Cleef & Arpels.

The duPont Ruby, spilla con rubino birmano di 11,20 carati circondato da una forma a cuore con smeraldi, diamanti e perle naturali
The duPont Ruby, spilla con rubino birmano di 11,20 carati circondato da una forma a cuore con smeraldi, diamanti e perle naturali

The headlights are aimed at two lots offered for sale by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, with the aim of making cash for new acquisitions. One of these jewels is The duPont Ruby, a brooch with Burmese ruby ​​of 11.20 carats surrounded by a heart shape with emeralds, diamonds and natural pearls, estimated between 3.5 and 5.5 million dollars. The other piece is The Emerald duPont, a ring with Colombian emerald of 9.11 carats Belle Époque and diamonds, signed Tiffany & Co. The jewels were part of the collection of Mrs. Alfred I. duPont.
The duPont Emerald, anello con smeraldo colombiano di 9,11 carati
The duPont Emerald, anello con smeraldo colombiano di 9,11 carati

Certainly a superb ring with a vivid fantasy blue diamond of 3.07 carat will also attract attention, VVS1 clarity, estimated between 3 and 4 million dollars, a ring with a 24.13 carat diamond, color D, impeccable clarity (2 -3 million), a ring with a 23.55 carat diamond, color D, potentially impeccable internally by Harry Winston (2-3 million) and a ring with a Belle Époque sapphire from Kashmir of 30.14 carats and diamonds (1.4 -2.4 million).
Anello con zaffiro ovale da 16,72 carati, diamanti a taglio circolare su platino
Anello con zaffiro ovale da 16,72 carati, diamanti a taglio brillante su platino

Apart from duPont, the auction includes jewels also from other prominent properties. In particular those of the Rothschild family, including Baroness Edouard de Rothschild and Jacqueline de Rothschild Piatigorsky. These collections include a selection of 48 lots with exceptional Cartier Art Deco examples, including a diamond bracelet alongside precious objects and accessories. Another collection on sale is that of Judith-Ann Corrente, president and director of the Metropolitan Opera Association, with 28 jewels signed by leading designers, such as Belperron, Boivin, Fouquet, René Lalique and an Art Deco diamond sautoir by Van Cleef & Arpels .
Sautoir art déco di Van Cleef & Arpels
Sautoir art déco di Van Cleef & Arpels

Finally, the super pre Christmas auction includes contemporary jewelery by Maison such as Jar and Taffin, Beats Pro audio headset runs with Graffiti diamonds and rubies, created for Super Bowl XLVI artists, worn by Lmfao, Madonna and Lil ‘Wayne. With over 1,500 diamonds weighing over 120 carats and 28 rubies with 3.35 carats, this unique piece of collaboration is offered for the first time at auction.

Collana di Harry Winston con diamanti e smeraldi
Collana di Harry Winston con diamanti e smeraldi
Anello con diamante blu da 3,07 carati
Anello con diamante blu da 3,07 carati
Spilla di Jar con smeraldi, diamanti e zirconi
Spilla di Jar con smeraldi, diamanti e zirconi
Cuffie Beats Pro di Graff, con diamanti e rubini
Cuffie Beats Pro di Graff, con diamanti e rubini

Anello con zaffiro cabochon da 30,14 carati, diamanti, platino, circa 1915.jpg
Anello con zaffiro cabochon da 30,14 carati, diamanti, platino, circa 1915.jpg

Collana ispirata a Pinocchio di Cartier, oro e smalto
Collana ispirata a Pinocchio di Cartier, oro e smalto







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