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Bulgari | Gold and Antique Coin 'Monete' Necklace

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

Bulgari | Gold and Antique Coin 'Monete' Necklace

Bulgari | Gold and Antique Coin 'Monete' Necklace

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

Lot sold:

32,760

USD

Bulgari

Gold and Antique Coin 'Monete' Necklace


Supporting a silver coin dated 1790, depicting Ferdinand IV/III, the King of Naples and Sicily, on the front, and the royal Coat of Arms during his reign from 1759–1816 on the reverse, the bezel inscribed 'Kingdom of Naples - Ferdinando IV - Piastre - 1796' suspended from a gold curb link chain.

  • Length 14 inches
  • Signed Bulgari, Italy
  • 18 karat gold
  • Gross weight approximately 129 dwts

In good condition. The gold with signs of wear including scratches, nicks and small dents, and the coin with some discoloration to the recessed areas commensurate with age and wear. Stamped 18K. Pendant approximately 1⅝ inches in diameter. Chain width approximately ⅝ to ⅜ inch. Clasp is fitted with a safety closure and closes securely.


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For a necklace of similar design see Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence by Amanda Triossi, page 352, figure no. 343 and Bulgari: Celebrating 130 Years, Monete Collection by Marion Fasel. A similar necklace is also modeled by Karlie Kloss in a photoshoot by Raymond Meier for Vogue India, October 2010.