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Two brooches
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Two brooches
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Details & Cataloguing

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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Two brooches
comprising: a brooch designed as a riding crop; and another brooch designed as a polo mallet with a horseshoe.
lengths approximately 68mm and 53mm
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Provenance

Possibly Ernest Hartley

Catalogue Note

For Vivien, the equestrian theme of these brooches would have likely held connotations of her family and her childhood in India. Her father Ernest was an avid polo player and a fan of horse racing, and took up a post training horses in Bangalore during the First World War.

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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London