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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 245

    A Royal presentation Edwardian, jadeite and diamond pendant necklace given by H.M. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Royal presentation Edwardian, jadeite and diamond pendant necklace given by H.M. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
    The pale green and white tapering oblong jade plaque carved with bird bat and crane, symbolising longevity, amongst lotus leaves, with diamond trefoil suspension composed of navette-shaped sections and diamond collet divisions, to a neckchain, circa 1905, in fitted case, jade panel approximately 6.0 cm. long
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    Provenance

    This was a gift to the vendor on her wedding day in 1978 by the Queen Mother


    Post Lot Text

    Accompanied by a letter from the Queen Mother on headed paper for Clarence House, with embossed Royal cypher, "With every affectionate wish for great happiness from aunt Elizabeth"