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Details & Cataloguing

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

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Diamond brooch, late 19th century
Of bow design, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds, brooch fitting detachable.
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Provenance

Given to the Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria, Princess Elie of Bourbon-Parme (1882-1940), by her brother, Archduke Albert of Austria (1897-1955), on the occasion of her 17th birthday.

“ Un écrin rouge écarlate (Schwarz und Steiner) petit nœud en diamants.

Cadeau de mon frère pour mes 17 ans (Nœud pour l’ordre de la croix étoilée) ”.

[A scarlet red case (Schwarz und Steiner) small diamond bow.

Gifted by my brother for my seventeen birthday (Bow for the Order of the Starry Cross)].

Excerpt from the inventory of Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria, Princess Elie de Bourbon Parme

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

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Geneva