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    Sale 5217

    Antique & Collectable Jewellery

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    A VICTORIAN ROYAL PRESENTATION GOLD, GARNET, ENAMEL, PEARL AND DIAMOND HOLBEINESQUE PENDANT

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    A VICTORIAN ROYAL PRESENTATION GOLD, GARNET, ENAMEL, PEARL AND DIAMOND HOLBEINESQUE PENDANT
    The oval cabochon garnet with rose-cut diamond trefoil detail to the cardinal points, within a gold tubular frame with blue, green and red enamel decoration and pearl accents, suspending a single pearl drop, the reverse with engraved scroll decoration and oval glazed hair locket compartment, engraved To Lady Victoria Hare from her godmother, Victoria R 1858
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    Post Lot Text

    Lady Victoria Alexandrina Hare was the 4th daughter of William Hare, 2nd Earl of Listowel. On 3rd August 1858 she married Charles Anderson Pelham, 3rd Earl of Yarborough. She had four sons and a daughter by her first husband who died in 1875. On 16th July 1881 she married John Maunsell Richardson DL, MP. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Richardson died on 7th March 1927.