Bulgari | An Elegant Diamond Ring 寶格麗 鑽石戒指
Exceptional Jewels from a Prominent American Collector
Bulgari | An Elegant Diamond Ring
Centering an emerald-cut diamond weighing 26.54 carats, flanked by two triangle-shaped diamonds and accented by baguette diamonds, size 5¼, signed Bulgari, numbered C1748; circa 1985.
In good condition, the mounting with signs of wear including scratches, scuffs and nicks. Stamped PLAT. Additionally stamped 26.54 referring to the weight of the center diamond and 2.13 referring to the weight of the triangle-shaped diamonds. The triangle-shaped diamonds are approximately D-F color, VS clarity. The baguette diamonds stated in Bulgari insurance appraisal to weigh a total of 0.36 carat are approximately D-F color, VS clarity. The shank a later replacement, including an inner sizing band. Accompanied by GIA report no. 6217947304 dated August 10, 2021 stating that the center diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type IIa. A copy of the Bulgari insurance appraisal is available upon request.
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. (edited)