Lot 10
  • 10


15,000 - 20,000 USD
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  • Bulgari
Composed of a strand of 30 cultured pearls measuring approximately 9.3 to 8.9 mm, spaced by gold rondelles, centered on a geometric plaque set with a cushion-cut emerald weighing approximately 2.80 carats, highlighted with baguette and round diamonds, the clasp also accented by round diamonds, length 15½ inches, signed Bulgari, numbered BD 367 and c1194, with partial Italian registry mark.


In very good condition, scattered scratches to metalwork. Stamped 750 for 18 karat gold. The emerald of slightly bluish green hue, medium tone and moderately strong saturation; two eye visible inclusions are more subtle when worn, the remainder of the stone of high clarity; no obvious wear at 10x magnification. The 34 round diamonds weighing approximately 1.30 carats, the 16 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats, are approximately F-G color, VS clarity. The stringing very slightly stretched. The clasp closes securely. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1095545 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. 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. Illustrations in the catalogue may not be actual size. Prospective purchasers are reminded that, unless the catalogue description specifically states that a stone is natural, we have assumed that some form of treatment may have been used and that such treatment may not be permanent. Our presale estimates reflect this assumption.Certificates of Authenticity: Various manufacturers may not issue certificates of authenticity upon request. Sotheby's is not under an obligation to furnish the purchaser with a certificate of authenticity from the manufacturer at any time. Unless the requirements for a rescission of the sale under the Terms of Guarantee are satisfied, the failure of a manufacturer to issue a certificate will not constitute grounds to rescind the sale. Gemological Certificates and Reports: References in the catalogue descriptions to certificates or reports issued by gemological laboratories are provided only for the information of bidders, and Sotheby's does not guarantee and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, terms or information contained in such certificates or reports. Please also note that laboratories may differ in their assessment of a gemstone (including its origin and presence, type and extent of treatments) and their certificates or reports may contain different results.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by AGL report no. 1095545 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional.