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    Sale 14139

    Out of the Ordinary

    14 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 592

    KING GEORGE V (1865-1936) & QUEEN MARY (1865-1953)
    A ROYAL PRESENTATION GOLD, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL PENDANT FOR KING GEORGE V & QUEEN MARY

    CIRCA 1910

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KING GEORGE V (1865-1936) & QUEEN MARY (1865-1953)
    A ROYAL PRESENTATION GOLD, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL PENDANT FOR KING GEORGE V & QUEEN MARY
    CIRCA 1910
    The rectangular openwork pendant with central old-cut diamond set initial 'M' within calibré ruby set initial 'G' and white champlevé enamel border to an enamel crown surmount and diamond three stone suspension, to a neckchain, fitted case
    1. ½ in. (3.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Reputedly from the estate of Sir Derek Keppel who was Master of the Royal Household from 1912-1936.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that as this lot contains rubies of indeterminate origin it cannot be imported into the USA


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of David Gainsborough Roberts