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Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 13.08 carats, to a mount set with baguette, fancy- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white gold, size 50, signed Bulgari. Est. 70,000—100,000 CHF. Lot Sold 98,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 9406059, dated June 30th, 1994, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no evidence of thermal treatment.

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Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Centring on a sugarloaf cabochon sapphire weighing 24.22 carats, to a mount partly set with square-, calibré-cut and baguette diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, size 51, signed Bulgari, maker's marks. Est. 70,000—90,000 CHF. Lot Sold 86,500 CHF

Accompanied by GIA report no. 2125417167 stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 15.87 carats, between stepped shoulders set with baguette and tapered baguette diamonds, mounted in platinum, size 53½, signed Bulgari. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 62,500 CHF

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Emerald, ruby and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Of cluster design, set with an emerald and rubies cut en cabochon and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, size 54, signed Bulgari, Italian assay marks. Est. 10,000—15,000 CHF. Lot Sold 35,000 CHF

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Pair of pink sapphire and diamond ear clips, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Each of floral design, set with oval, circular-cut and cushion-shaped pink sapphires, baguette, brilliant-cut and pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in white and yellow gold, signed Bulgari, case. Est. 20,000—30,000 CHF. Lot Sold 32,500 CHF

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 57578 stating that the pink sapphires are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating, except for one stone which shows indication of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring, 'Trombino', Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The oval sapphire flanked by stepped baguette diamonds, to a surround of brilliant-cut stones, mounted in platinum, size 53, signed Bulgari. Est. 18,000—25,000 CHF. Lot Sold 30,000 CHF

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Onyx and diamond brooch, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Designed as a stylised antelope set with onyx and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, signed Bulgari, French export and maker's marks, Italian assay and maker's marks, case. Est. 8,000—12,000 CHF. Lot Sold 27,500 CHF

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Two colour gold and diamond evening bag, Bulgari, circa 1965. photo courtesy Sothebys

The hinged bag of modified rectangular form, decorated with a stylised swirl motif set with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, the clasp of scalloped design set with brilliant-cut stones, opening to reveal a mirror, measurements approximately 175 x 95 x 40mm, signed Bulgari.Est. 13,500—20,000 CHF. Lot Sold 22,500 CHF

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Yellow gold and diamond evening bag, Bulgari and a yellow gold and diamond bangle. photo courtesy Sothebys

The bag of oval form and fluted reeded design, the thumb piece embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, opening to reveal a mirror, a comb, a powder and a lipstick holder compartment, lipstick holder deficient, measurements approximately 120x 65 x 25mm, signed Bulgari and numbered, the hinged bangle of chevron reeded design embellished to the terminals with lines of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white and yellow gold, circumference approximately 170mm. Est. 11,500—17,000 CHF. Lot Sold 20,000 CHF

NOTE: Cf: Daniela Mascetti, Amanda Triossi, Bulgari, Milan, 1996, page 205, Chapter 'Silver and Precious Objects' for an example of a similar evening bag.

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Pink tourmaline and diamond ring, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The pink tourmaline flanked by pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in white and yellow gold, size 54, signed Bulgari. Est. 6,000—9,000 CHF. Lot Sold 17,500 CHF

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Gem-set necklace, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The articulated collar set with amethyst, pink tourmaline, peridot and citrine beads, mounted in white and yellow gold, length approximately 370mm, signed Bulgari, Italian assay and maker's marks, pochette. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF. Lot Sold 16,250 CHF

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Emerald and diamond ring, 'Trombino', Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Centring on an oval cabochon emerald, within baguette diamond shoulders and surrounds of brilliant-cut stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 52½, signed Bulgari, Italian assay and maker's marks. Est. 8,000—12,000 CHF. Lot Sold 15,000 CHF

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Three colour gold and ruby evening bag, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

The hinged bag of fluted design, the thumb piece set with a cabochon ruby, the interior decorated with a mirror and lined with brown suede, mounted in three coloured gold, measurements approximately 180 x 125mm, signed Bulgari, maker's marks, Italian assay and maker's marks, case, together with twelve coloured tassels. Est. 10,000—15,000 CHF. Lot Sold 12,500 CHF

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Yellow sapphire, sapphire and diamond brooch, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Bezel-set with a circular yellow sapphire within brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, embellished with buff-top triangular sapphires, mounted in yellow gold, signed Bulgari, maker's marks. Est. 6,000—8,000 CHF. Lot Sold 9,375 CHF

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Yellow gold and diamond compact, Bulgari. photo courtesy Sothebys

Of reeded fluted design, decorated with a diagonal row of brilliant-cut diamonds, the thumb piece set with similar stones, opening to reveal a mirror and a powder compartment, measurements approximately 90 x 55 x 10mm, signed Bulgari and numbered. .Est. 3,000—4,000 CHF. Lot Sold 6,875 CHF

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 16 Nov 10. Geneva www.sothebys.com