A total of 1 789 444 EUR was raised during the jewelry section of the auction, with highlights including a double-row pearl necklace with emerald clasp, which sold for 1 054 000 EUR (estimate: 100,000-200,000 EUR), a diamond of 8.28 ct for 124 000 EUR (estimate: 30 000-60 000 EUR) and an art deco decorative pin made by Cartier, which changed owners at 68,200 EUR (estimate: 6 000-9 000 EUR).

Double row pearl necklace with emerald clasp Double row pearl necklace with emerald clasp

Decorative pin by CARTIER, platinum with pearls and diamonds, circa 1920 Decorative pin by CARTIER, platinum with pearls and diamonds, circa 1920

The sale on June 1 was devoted to Old Master’s paintings and paintings of the 19th century, as well as pieces from the Gallino collection and totalled 2 710 764 EUR.

The archangels Raffaele and Tobiolo surrounded by six saints by NERI DI BICCI, 15th century The archangels Raffaele and Tobiolo surrounded by six saints by NERI DI BICCI, 15th century

A work by the Florentine artist Neri di Bicci was the highlight from the private collection of antiques dealer Giancarlo Gallino,. This exquisite holy scene was estimated to fetch 400 000 to 600 000 EUR. The hammer fell at a staggering 806 000 EUR, the highest amount that has been paid for a work by this artist.

"Veduta di Venezia con il bacino di S. Marco dalla Chiesa di S. Maria della Salute", 18th century "Veduta di Venezia con il bacino di S. Marco dalla Chiesa di S. Maria della Salute", 18th century

A view of Venice in Canaletto from the 18th century (estimate: 15 000-25 000 EUR) sold for 173 600 EUR and a scene with Judith and Holofernes by Domenico Fiasella (estimate: 15 000-25 000 EUR) sold for 80 600 EUR.

Giuditta e Oloferne by DOMENICO FIASELLA Giuditta e Oloferne by DOMENICO FIASELLA

L’arrivo in laguna a Venezia by RAFFAELE GIANNETTI, 1903 L’arrivo in laguna a Venezia by RAFFAELE GIANNETTI, 1903

La lettura by GIROLAMO INDUNO La lettura by GIROLAMO INDUNO

Harbour view of Genoa by CARLO BOSSOLI Harbour view of Genoa by CARLO BOSSOLI

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