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Suite of emerald and diamond jewels, 19th century
Comprising: a necklace, set with square, cushion-shaped and mixed-cut emeralds within foliate surrounds set with circular-cut, cushion-shaped and rose diamonds, supporting a series of similarly set graduated pendants, 1850s, length approximately 430mm; and a brooch en suite, together with a pair of emerald and diamond earrings, each supporting a pear-shaped emerald drop to a cushion-shaped emerald surmount, highlighted with cushion-shaped and rose diamonds, 1850s composite; a pair of emerald and diamond bracelets, of oval links set with cushion-shaped diamonds, interspersed with square emeralds, 1830s, lengths approximately 201mm and 180mm respectively, and an emerald and diamond ring, set to the centre with a square emerald, between two cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted with rose diamond points, 1890s, size 54, fitted mid 19th century case, applied to the reverse with a paper label "Georgina Countess Manvers, desired that these jewels, which she inherited from her father the Duc de Coigny, should remain in the possession of the owner of Thoresby. Manvers April 1918"
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Georgiana Jane Elizabeth Fanny de Franquetot was the daughter of Augustin Louis Joseph Casimir Gustave de Franquetot, Duc de Coigny, and Henrietta Dundas Dalrymple-Hamilton. She married Sydney William Herbert Pierrepont, 3rd Earl Manvers, son of Charles Herbert Pierrepont, 2nd Earl Manvers and Mary Letitia Eyre, on 15 June 1852 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London. She escaped from Paris during the 1848 Revolution which overthrew King Louis Philippe (after which Louis Napoleon became Prince President of France) with the emeralds concealed in her bustle. From 15 June 1852, her married name became Pierrepont. She died on 28 July 1910.
     

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