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A colored diamond and diamond flower brooch, by Bvlgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2011

Mounted en tremblant, designed as three variously-shaped diamond flower blossoms, set with a circular-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond pistil, weighing approximately 3.38 carats, and two smaller circular-cut yellow and brown diamond pistils, enhanced by numerous circular-cut brown diamonds, with circular and baguette-cut diamond leaves and stems, mounted in platinum, 1959. By BVLGARI. Estimate $300,000 - $500,000. Price Realized $1,142,500

With report 2135550774 dated 8 July 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the circular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 3.38 carats, is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity

The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor.

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

Notes: Gift from Eddie Fisher on the occasion of Elizabeth Taylor's 30th birthday, February 27, 1962

Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ELIZABETH TAYLOR: THE LEGENDARY JEWELS, EVENING SALE (I). 13 December 2011. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christies.com