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Details & Cataloguing

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Gold and coin demi-parure, Bulgari
Comprising: a semi flexible choker composed of six tubogas bands of two tone gold, the front decorated with three silver Corinthian staters, two showing the head of Athena, one showing the reverse with Pegasus, shortest length approximately 300mm, reverse of choker inscribed 'CORINTH IV CENTURY B.C. STATER'; and a bracelet connected by three antique coins, inner circumference 150mm, signed Bulgari, the bracelet with Italian assay mark for gold.
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Literature

Cf.: Daniela Mascetti, Amanda Triossi, Bulgari, New York, 2007, pgs. 174-175 for a similar necklace by Bulgari.

Cf.: Daniela Mascetti, Amanda Triossi, Bulgari, Milan, 1996, chapter 'The Use of Coins', pages 110-133 for further information on the use of coins in Bulgari jewels.

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