Lot 193: Two-Color Gold, Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Compact, Mario Buccellati
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Two-Color Gold, Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Compact, Mario Buccellati
Composed of brushed and engraved rose gold, centering a recessed panel of textured gold, quartered by 16 round diamonds approximately .65 ct., centering one round cabochon ruby, interior with mirror and mesh screen with similarly engraved frame, signed M. Buccellati, Milano, Roma, Firenze, New York, Italy, approximately 80.3 dwts. gross. 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 5/16 inches. With signed pouch.
Cabochon ruby: deep pinkish-red, small cavity, slightly visible to eye, translucent, good polish.
Diamonds: H-I-VS, one Imperfect due to possible chipped pavilion.
Minor discoloration on right side edge of cover.
Moderate spotting on mirror.
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