Eleonora D'Ottavi joins Bonhams as Head of Jewellery for Italy in Latest High Profile International Jewellery Appointment

Bonhams has appointed Eleonora D'Ottavi as Head of Jewellery for Italy. She is based in the company's Rome office and will provide valuation services, and for sourcing gems for sale in Bonhams jewellery auctions in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Eleonora is the latest addition to Bonhams international jewellery team following the appointment late last year of luxury specialist Bobbie Hu, who joined the company after a long and distinguished career at Bulgari. As Chairman, Greater China Bobbie is particularly focused on growing Bonhams jewellery business in the region and will be assisted by recently appointed client liaison manager, Nancy Chiu.

Eleonora joins Bonhams from Christie's where she worked in specialist roles in Milan, Geneva, Paris and Rome. She was educated in London and Geneva and is fluent in English, Italian and French.

Bonhams Global Head of Jewellery Jean Ghika said: "Eleonora brings the ideal combination of international experience and proven commercial ability to help build Bonhams jewellery business in Italy. I am very pleased that she agreed to join our team."

Eleonora D'Ottavi added: "Bonhams Jewellery department has a first-class reputation for the breadth and quality of its sales, and I am looking forward to establishing a strong presence for the brand in Italy."

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