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  • Description

    In addition to any amounts payable as required under the Conditions of Sale for this auction, the successful bidder will be responsible for the cost of applicable import duties and fees incurred shipping the Lot from Hong Kong to New York, which shall be equal to USD $1,100.00.

  • Artist Biography

    Bulgari

    Italian

    Originally from Kalarites, Greece, Sotirios Voulgaris emigrated to Rome because of Greece's rising poverty and difficulty separating from the Ottoman Empire. He set foot on Italian soil in 1880 with little money in his pocket and spent the next four years preparing what would go on to become Italy's oldest jewelry company. 

    In 1884, Bulgari opened its doors to the Italian people with its offering of jewelry and accessories. Bulgari's style takes from traditions in Greek and Roman craftsmanship to elegantly balance volume and subtlety. Later, in the late 1960s, Bulgari bridged classicism and modernity by introducing its seductive, now-iconic Serpenti collection of snake-shaped coil bracelets and watches. It is through its meticulous combination of influences that Bulgari has garnered an international and loyal high-profile clientele, which included Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn. These Hollywood stars have immortalized the house's unique gem-adorned bracelets, necklaces and earrings in rounded forms. 

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A Multi-Gem, Diamond and Gold Necklace

Pear-shaped fancy colored sapphires, total 10.50 carats
Polished peridot beads, total 26.67 carats
Polished rubellite beads, total 33.00 carats
Round brilliant-cut diamonds, total 4.60 carats
Signed, numbered
18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 16.00 inches (adjustable)

Estimate
$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for $22,500

Contact Specialist

Susan Abeles
Head of Department, Americas and Senior International Specialist
New York
+1 212 940 1383

Jewels & More: Online Auction

Online Auction 12 - 19 June 2020