18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A LATE VICTORIAN GOLD, DIAMOND, ENAMEL LOCKET MOURNING BROOCH FOR IAN DOUGLAS MONTAGU, LORD INVERURIE
Designed as a central black enamel heart locket with half-pearl wings and coronet surmount set with four seed pearls, the front with applied letters for IAN in rose-cut diamonds, opening to reveal two photographs, in fitted case
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Ian Douglas Montagu, Lord Inverurie (1877-1897), was the eldest son of Algernon Hawkins Thomand, 9th Earl of Kintore (1852-1930). He served as a lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.
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