1763
1763

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Garnet and Enamel Brooch, Victorian
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1763

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Garnet and Enamel Brooch, Victorian
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Garnet and Enamel Brooch, Victorian
Of geometric design and repoussé work scrolls, set with cabochon garnets, enhanced with red and green enamel, suspending a detachable pendent of similar design, inscribed "Belonged to dear Grandmama V. From Mama V.R. to Helena 25th May 1870".
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Provenance

Victoire, Duchess of Kent.

Queen Victoria.

Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.

Literature

Cf.: Shirley Bury, Jewellery: The International Era 1789-1910, Volume I, 1991, pg. 291, Colour Plate 71 for image and provenance:

'This piece was owned by the Duchess of Kent, who on her death in 1861 was found to have left her jewellery to her daughter Queen Victoria...the Queen gave it to her daughter Helena, Princess Christian of Schleswif-Holstein, as a twenty-fourth birthday present in 1870, she had it inscribed on the reverse: "Belonged to dear Grandmama V. From Mama V.R. to Helena 25th May 1870."'

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