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COIN, RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND EAR CLIPS, BULGARI, CIRCA 1989 AND EARLIER

Estimate:

7,000 to - 9,000 GBP

Property of a Lady

COIN, RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND EAR CLIPS, BULGARI, CIRCA 1989 AND EARLIER

COIN, RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND EAR CLIPS, BULGARI, CIRCA 1989 AND EARLIER

Estimate:

7,000 to - 9,000 GBP

Lot sold:

22,500

GBP

Property of a Lady

COIN, RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND EAR CLIPS, BULGARI, CIRCA 1989 AND EARLIER


The necklace collet-set with a tetradrachm coin of Alexander the Great, between hinged fittings set with baguette diamonds and cabochon rubies, to a flattened curb link chain, the clasp accented with a single brilliant-cut diamond, length approximately 390mm, signed Bulgari, Italian maker's mark; and a pair of ear clips, collet-set with a tetradrachm coin of the owl of Athena, within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds and a cabochon ruby, signed Bulgari, Italian maker's mark, British import hallmarks. 


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Necklace: signed Bulgari, stamped 750 and Italian maker's mark 269 TO. Reverse of pendant signed Bulgari, inscribed Antigono Gonata 277-239 BC, Tetradramma, referring to the coin. Coin approximately 23.6mm diameter. Front with Alexander the Great in profile, reverse with seated figure holding falcon. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.50 - 1.00 carats. Chan well-articulated, clasp secure. Gross weight approximately 124 grams.


Ear clips - signed Bulgari, stamped with 750, British import hallmarks for London, 18 carat gold and date letter P for 1989 and Italian maker's mark 150 ROMA. Reverse of ear clips inscribed Calabria Tarentum 3rd 2nd cent BC. Coin depicts owl of Athena next to an olive branch on front, reverse with helmeted head of Athena in profile. Some tarnish to coin and reverse of ear clip. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.70-1.00 carats. Gross weight approximately 26.4 grams.


Overall condition good.


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