• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 60


    Price Realised  

    Forming 'Victoria R.I' in old-cut diamond script letters mounted in gold, circa 1897, 5.8 cm long, in fitted brown leather case

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    This brooch was probably made to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria (r.1837-1901) in 1897. The script letters 'Victoria R.I' stand for 'Victoria Regina Imperata', signifying Queen Victoria's position as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India.

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