• 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 62

    A VICTORIAN SILVER COMMEMORATIVE PORTRAIT NECKLACE

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER COMMEMORATIVE PORTRAIT NECKLACE
    Designed as eleven circular silver slides, each containing a miniature photograph comprising; Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their nine children, each with christian name engraved to the reverse, on a twin black ribbon, ribbon damaged, dated DEC:6:1860.
    The inscriptions read;
    'VICTORIA R DEC:6:1860' for Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
    'ALBERT' for Prince Albert, The Prince Consort (1819-1961)
    'Beatrice' for Princess Beatrice, later Princess Henry of Battenberg (1857-1944)
    'Leopold' for Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany (1853-1884), 'Arthur' for Prince Arthur, later Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942)
    'Louise' for Princess Louise, Later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939)
    'Helena' for Princess Helena, later Princess Christian of Schleswig Holstein (1846-1923)
    'Alfred' for Prince Alfred, later Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
    'Alice' for Princess Alice, later Grand Duchess of Hesse Darmstadt (1843-1878)
    'Albert Edward' for Prince Albert Edward, later Prince of Wales and then King Edward VII (1841-1910)
    'Victoria' for Princess Victoria, later Empress of Germany (1840-1901).


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