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1935

Bulgari

'Serpenti Misteriosi' Cultured Pearl, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet-Watch | 寶格麗 | 'Serpenti Misteriosi' 養殖珍珠 配 祖母綠 及 鑽石 腕錶

Property From An Important Japanese Collection

Bulgari

Bulgari

'Serpenti Misteriosi' Cultured Pearl, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet-Watch | 寶格麗 | 'Serpenti Misteriosi' 養殖珍珠 配 祖母綠 及 鑽石 腕錶

'Serpenti Misteriosi' Cultured Pearl, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet-Watch | 寶格麗 | 'Serpenti Misteriosi' 養殖珍珠 配 祖母綠 及 鑽石 腕錶

Property From An Important Japanese Collection

Bulgari | 'Serpenti Misteriosi' Cultured Pearl, Emerald and Diamond Bracelet-Watch

寶格麗 | 'Serpenti Misteriosi' 養殖珍珠 配 祖母綠 及 鑽石 腕錶


Designed as two articulated brilliant-cut diamond-set serpents with pear-shaped emerald eyes, centring upon three cabochon emeralds, on nine rows of cultured pearls alternating with diamond-set rondelles, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds and similarly set scroll motifs and clasp, mounted in 18 karat white gold, centre cabochon lifts to reveal a circular dial, quartz movement, inner circumference approximately 150mm, dial signed Bulgari, numbered, French assay mark, Swiss maker's marks, case stamped Bulgari.

Please note that we do not guarantee watch movements. The quartz movement in running condition at the time of cataloguing. However the watch has not been tested to determine the accuracy of its timekeeping. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and that a service may be required at the buyer's discretion. Dial signed Bvlgari, movement numbered SPW30GVH210, stamped Au750 for 18 karat white gold. Bracelet numbered BFTEV with French maker's mark and Swiss assay marks. Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 30-35 carats are on average F-H colour, VS clarity as gauged and graded in the mount. Emeralds on average, with central cabochon weighing approximately 8-10 carats are medium to slightly deep green of strong saturation, with typical natural inclusions, few surface reaching, with minor nicks and abrasions examined under 10x magnification, not noticeable when worn. Pearls of white to silver bodycolour with rosé and aubergine overtones are generally in good condition, with good lustre, some pearls with blemishes on the skin. Minor signs of wear to metal. Overall in very good condition.


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.