Lot 7
  • 7


20,000 - 30,000 USD
Log in to view results
bidding is closed


  • Bulgari
The carved heart-shaped emerald weighing approximately 87.60 carats, capped with a pear-shaped cabochon ruby and pavé-set round diamonds, suspended from a detachable rope-like gold link chain, length 17¼ inches, signed Bulgari and Bulgari N.Y., numbered C2166, with Italian assay and registry marks.


In good condition overall, with light scratching to the surface of the chaining. Signed Bulgari NY on chain clasp and Bulgari C12166 87.60 cts on pendant. Mounted in 18K yellow gold. The carved emerald is a medium light green color and is moderately included, with surface reaching inclusions, typical of the material. The reverse exhibits several partial drill holes. The diamonds, weighing approximately 1.10 carat, are approximately F-G color and VS clarity. The cabochon ruby is a medium slightly pinkish red color and is translucent. Accompanied by a photocopy of a Bulgari statement dated July 29, 1993.
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.