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    Sale 5380

    Jewels at South Kensington

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY DIAMOND BROOCH
    Of lozenge shaped design, composed of four tapering panels millegrain set with three rows of old brilliant-cut diamonds within a diamond line border, circa 1915


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Post Lot Text

    Formerly the property of Louise Beckingham, known as 'Tiny' to her friends and family. According to family tradition the brooch once formed part of a tiara, which was worn at the wedding in 1923 of Louise's friend Lady Elizabeth-Bowes Lyon to Albert, Duke of York - later HM George VI. Louise married Dr Victor Goodman, a successful dentist with a chain of practices, and attended many royal occasions throughout her life.