• Sale 7454

    Important Jewellery

    13 June 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND BOW BROOCH, BY MUSY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND BOW BROOCH, BY MUSY
    Of openwork ribbon design, each loop enclosing a graduated line of old-cut diamond collets to the central tie, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1860, 6.0 cm. wide
    By Musy, Turin (unsigned)


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    This was one of the several wedding gifts to Queen Maria José from King Victor Emmanuel III and Queen Elena. Maria José wore this brooch on her sash to the wedding of King Constantine of Greece and Princess Anna Maria of Denmark in 1964

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    Provenance

    Queen Margherita of Italy
    Queen Elena of Italy
    Queen Maria José of Italy