• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    A RARE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY BUCCELLATI

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    A RARE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY BUCCELLATI
    Set with a cushion-cut ruby, weighing approximately 4.46 carats, flanked on either side by an old mine-cut diamond, to the sculpted 18k gold foliate gallery and textured hoop, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1935
    Signed M. Buccellati for Mario Buccellati, Italy
    With report 0910639 dated 30 October 2009 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that gemmological testing revealed characteristics consistent with those of rubies originating from Burma (Myanmar). No indications of heating

    With report 92052809 dated 6 March 2006 from the AGTA Gemological Testing Center stating that the data obtained during the examination of this ruby indicates that the probable geographic origin is Burma (Myanmar). No indications of heating

    With a copy of a letter from Luca Buccellati, stating that this ring is a genuine and original Buccellati jewel


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