Pair of diamond earrings and a ring, 1930s
- diamond, metal
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.
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She began her singing career in 1899 and trained in Operetta, gaining success in 1911 at the Turin Balbo Theater and establishing her own troupe company the following year.
She retired in 1920, and in 1933 married Senator Borsalino, the owner of the eponymous Italian hat company well known for its Fedoras.
The couple lived the rest of their life at the famous Villa Verucchio previously owned by Carolina of Brunswick, wife of King George IV of England.