On November 21, Cambi will host their Fine Jewels auction. As well as pieces by the biggest names in diamonds, such as David Webb and Van Clef & Arpels, the sale will feature a Sapphire Burma step cut weighing 9.36 ct and an 11ct Sri Lankan sapphire ring on white gold with diamonds.

The following day, the Milan branch of the auction house will host their watch sale, which features all the greats. Amongst them, two Patek Philippe Nautilus which both have the original bracelet with deploying closure.

171084 Patek Philippe Genève Ref. 5070 J

The top lot of the auction is a Patek Philippe Genève Ref. 5070 J, a rare 18K yellow gold wristwatch with chronograph with tachymeter and gold deployant closure.

Also on November 22, the Design sale will take place, bringing symbols of Italian design from the 1930s to the 1960s. Italian geniuses featured in the auction include: Franco Albini, Lucio Fontana, Ettore Sottsass, Carlo Mollino, Gio Ponti, Tomaso Buzzi and Gino Sarfatti.

Screen Shot 2017-11-13 at 16.22.43 Osvaldo Borsani and Lucio Fontana low table in walnut with hand-painted glass top

Pieces Lucio Fontana created in collaboration with Arredamenti Borsani will be part of the auction, including a low table from the Concept Space series.An exciting point of the sale will be pieces from Franco Albini's Villa Neuffer. The space in Ispra, Italy, was designed in 1940 by Albini.

A rare book by Ettore Sottsass, published by Meccani in the 1990s will be featured as well as lighting by Fontana Art and Arteluce.

On November 28, Modern and Contemporary art will go under the gavel, including pieces from an important Roman collection. Sculpture to photography from 1930s to 2000s will be featured in this auction.

Check out more from Cambi here.

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