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    Gianmaria Buccellati Lady's White Gold Audachron Watch
    Case: 28 mm, round, engraved scrolled 18k white gold with snap close case back, 5222, 5223, 069, Audachron
    Dial: engraved 18k white gold with applied black enamel Roman numeral hours and Arabic minutes, black "Dauphine" hour and minute hands
    Movement: Swiss quartz
    Strap: brown alligator completed by a scrolled 18k white gold, signature Buccellati "B" buckle and tang; 8-1/4 inches (adjustable)
    Signed: Gianmaria Buccellati on case back, Buccellati on strap
    Gross Weight: 35.51 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order

    Collection of a California Lady


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    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Accompanied by signed inner and outer boxes.
    Buccellati: The Buccellati family has been perfecting the art of goldsmithing since the 1750s. Mario Buccellati (1891-1965) received his goldsmith training while an apprentice at the firm Beltrami e Besnati near La Scala, in Milan. By 1919, he took control of the business, gave it his name and focused on the art of engraving, mainly gold. His reputation for meticulous texturing of metals through detailed hand engraving turned metal into silk, brocade, tulle or the finest honeycomb lace. Buccellati’s Renaissance-inspired designs and distinctive style attracted an elite clientele. Over the years, Buccellati made jewelry for the royal families of Italy, Spain and Egypt, as well as Pope Pius XI and Pope Pius XII, among others. The family firm continues today with a passion for entirely hand-made one-of-a-kind jewels, featuring texture-engraved gold under the leadership of Gianmaria and Andrea Buccellati. Their unique artistry can be enjoyed in exclusive boutiques around the world.

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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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    $1,000
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