Bulgari, A Rare Serpent Bracelet-Watch, 1970. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

The flexible bracelet designed as a coiled snake, the scales applied with gold, orange and red enamel, accented by marquise-cut diamond eyes, the hinged head opening to reveal a watch, of mechanical movement, the circular cream dial, with gold tone baton numerals and hands.   Signed 'Bulgari', dial signed 'Vacheron Constantin'.  A similar watch from this series is illustrated in Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Bulgari, Abbeville Press, New York, 1996, page 219. ESTIMATE $30,000-40,000


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Bulgari, A White Gold and Diamond 'Parentesi' Necklace. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

Designed as a series of polished 18K white gold geometric links, the front enhanced by pavé-set diamonds, length 15 inches. Signed 'Bulgari' - ESTIMATE $8,000-10,000


Bulgari, A Yellow Gold 'Parentesi' Watch. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

Of quartz movement, the circlar gold tone dial, with gold hands, to the gold spring band bracelet, designed as a series of interlocking geometric links, mounted in 18K gold, adjustable. Signed 'Bulgari', no. c54680 - ESTIMATE $3,800-4,500


Bulgari, Yellow Gold and Steel 'Parentesi' Bracelet. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

The polished gold spring band, of geometric interlocking design, mounted in 18K yellow gold and steel, length adjustable. Signed 'Bulgari' - ESTIMATE $1,400-1,800


Bulgari, A Yellow Gold and Steel 'Tubogas' Ring. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

Of sprung coil design, mounted in yellow gold and steel, size 5 1/2   Signed 'Bulgari' - ESTIMATE $800-1,200


Bulgari, A Porcelain, Citrine and Gold 'Chandra' Ring. photo Phillips de Pury & Company

Designed as a carved porcelain bombé ring, centering upon a cabochon citrine, mounted in 18K yellow gold, size 6 1/4. Signed 'Bulgari' - ESTIMATE $600-800