Lot 380
  • 380

RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, 'SERPENTI', BULGARI

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 CHF
Sold
337,500 CHF
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Description

Designed as a serpent with pear-shaped ruby eyes, the head and tail embellished with brilliant-cut and marquise-shaped diamonds, the gold scales enhanced with circular-cut rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 380mm, signed Bulgari, numbered, Italian assay mark for gold and maker's mark, case stamped Bulgari, accompanied by a porcelain plate stamped Bulgari.

Catalogue Note

'The serpent, a symbol of wisdom, life, and eternity has wound its way through the history of jewellery design since antiquity.' Amanda Triossi, Daniela Mascetti, BVLGARI, Milan, 2007, pg. 247.



Accompanied by a Bulgari certificate of authenticity.
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