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Lot 29. An emerald and diamond pendant brooch, by Bulgari. Estimate $500,000 - $700,000Price Realized $6,578,500  © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Set with a rectangular-cut emerald, within a pear-shaped diamond surround, mounted in platinum, 1958, may be worn suspended from lot twenty-eight. Signed BVLGARI

With report CS 44852 dated 23 May 2011 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this emerald would be classified as Classic Colombia. Clarity Enhancement: Insignificant

Accompanied by an additional letter from the American Gemological Laboratories attesting to the rarity and prestige of this emerald

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Gift from Richard Burton upon their engagement, 1962 

Literature: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

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Lot 28. An emerald and diamond necklace, by Bulgari. Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,500,000Price Realized $6,130,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Set with a graduated series of sixteen rectangular-cut and square-cut emeralds, each within a circular-cut diamond surround, spaced by graduated circular-cut, marquise-cut and pear-shaped diamond quatrefoils, mounted in platinum, 1962, 14¼ ins., with pendant hoop for suspension, may be worn suspending lot twenty-nine. Signed BVLGARI. 

With report CS 44854 dated 23 May 2011 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of fifteen of the emeralds would be classified as Classic Colombia and one of the emeralds would be classified as Classic Zimbabwe (Sandawana). Clarity Enhancement: Insignificant to Faint

Accompanied by an additional letter from the American Gemological Laboratories attesting to the rarity and prestige of these emeralds

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Gift from Richard Burton upon their marriage, 1964

Literature: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

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Lot 31. An emerald and diamond bracelet, by Bulgari. Estimate $300,000 - $500,000Price Realized $4,002,500 © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Set with a graduated series of thirteen rectangular-cut and square-cut emeralds, spaced by rectangular-cut diamonds, trimmed with circular-cut diamond trefoils and pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum, 1963, 6¾ ins. Signed BVLGARI. 

With report CS 44853 dated 23 May 2011 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of ten of the emeralds would be classified as Classic Colombia and the origin of three of the emeralds would be classified as Classic Zimbabwe (Sandawana). Clarity Enhancement: Insignificant to Faint

Accompanied by an additional letter from the American Gemological Laboratories attesting to the rarity and prestige of these emeralds

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Gift from Richard Burton, upon the occasion of her thirty-fifth birthday, 27 February 1967

Literature: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

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Lot 26. An emerald and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Estimate$600,000 - $800,000Price Realized $3,330,500 © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Set with a rectangular-cut emerald, within a circular and modified triangular-cut diamond surround, mounted in platinum, 1962. Signed BVLGARI. 

With report CS 44851 dated 23 May 2011 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this emerald would be classified as Classic Colombia. Clarity Enhancement: Insignificant to Faint

Accompanied by an additional letter from the American Gemological Laboratories attesting to the rarity and prestige of this emerald

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Gift from Richard Burton

Literature: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

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Lot 30. A pair of emerald and diamond ear pendants, by Bulgari. Estimate $150,000 - $200,000Price Realized $3,218,500 © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Each suspending a pear-shaped emerald, within a graduated circular-cut diamond surround, to the marquise and circular-cut diamond quatrefoil surmount, mounted in platinum, 1960. By BVLGARI. 

With report CS 44850 dated 23 May 2011 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of these emeralds would be classifed as Classic Colombia. Clarity Enhancement: Faint

Accompanied by an additional letter from the American Gemological Laboratories attesting to the rarity and prestige of these emeralds (2)

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Literature: Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

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Lot 27. An emerald and diamond brooch, by Bulgari. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 1,538,500 © Christie's Images Limited 2011

Mounted en tremblant, designed as a spray of variously-shaped diamond flower blossoms set with oval-cut emerald pistils and petals, extending baguette-cut diamond stems, mounted in platinum, 1960, By BVLGARI 

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

 

LiteratureAmanda Triossi, Bulgari: Between Eternity and History, exhib. cat. (Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Milan 2009

Christie's. The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor: The Legendary Jewels, Evening Sale (I), 13 December 2011. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com

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