The Estate of an Italian Philanthropic Family

BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- Doyle is honored to auction jewelry from the Estate of an Italian Philanthropic Family. Based in Milan, Italy and New York City, the family were generous supporters of the arts, especially classical music and opera. Their donations to Teatro alla Scala in Milan included providing scholarships for young music students to attend the La Scala Academy and travel to the Aspen Music Festival and School. The family’s philanthropies extended to cultural institutions in New York, where they donated generously to the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Frick Museum, including the Museum’s current renovation.

This remarkable collection features exceptional jewelry by such makers as Van Cleef & Arpels, Graff, Cartier, Chaumet, Pomellato, Sabbadini and more. Each remarkable jewel was presented as a gift of love to celebrate the deep bond between husband and wife, as well as to mark a gala performance or memorable event shared by the couple over their fifty-two years of marriage. Highlighting this sale is a rare Graff Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring centering one cushion-shaped no-heat Burma sapphire weighing 19.05 carats.

Important Jewelry

Auction October 21, 2021 at Noon
Palm Beach Preview: Oct 5-7, 208 Brazilian Ave, Palm Beach, FL, [email protected]
New York Exhibition: Oct 16-18

Property from The Estate of an Italian Philanthropic Family comprises 43 lots in the Important Jewelry auction on October 21, 2021.

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Additional property from The Estate will be offered in the auction of Fine Jewelry on October 20, 2021.

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