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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    A LATE VICTORIAN GOLD, DIAMOND, ENAMEL LOCKET MOURNING BROOCH FOR IAN DOUGLAS MONTAGU, LORD INVERURIE

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Lady Hilda Madeline Keith-Falconer (1875-1967).