Leuchtenberg Beauharnais, Eugène de Beauharnais (1781-1824), Duke of Leuchtenberg, and his wife Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1788-1851), jewels of the royal family, jewelry, joyas, duquesa de Leuchtenberg
Auguste Amalie war die älteste Tochter des Königs Maximilian I. Joseph von Bayern (1756–1825) und der Prinzessin Auguste Wilhelmine von Hessen-Darmstadt (1765–1796). Sie war im Januar 1806 mit dem Vizekönig von Italien Eugène de Beauharnais (1781–1824), dem zukünftigen Herzog von Leuchtenberg und Fürsten von Eichstätt, verheiratet. Eugène war der Sohn der Kaiserin Josephine (1763–1814), der ersten Ehefrau von Napoleon I. (1769–1821). Sieben Kinder wurden in diese Verbindung geboren, darunter
Prinzessin Josephine die spätere Königin von Schweden und Amelia, geboren am 31. Juli 1812 und würde Kaiser Don Petro heiraten. Peter I. von Brasilien (1798–1834) im August 1829.
Princess Anastasia Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro 1868-1935 was the third (of eight)daughter of King Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro 1841–1921 and his wife, Queen Milena 1847–1923.
She became Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov of Russia when she married Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich in 1907 after a longtime friendship, when she was still the wife of Duke of Leuchtenberg.
Her husband, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, was a descendant of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia (1796–1855) he was his grandson through a direct male line. His mother was Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna Romanova, she sold half of her emerald parure for building a monastery, the rest she gave to her son. We could see one of the ornaments of the large emeralds with ivy leaf ornaments worn by Grand Duchess Anastasia, below.
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaijevna| Princess of Montenegro | Duchess of Leuchtenberg | Romanov Emeralds of the Nikolaevich
Theodelinde war die Tochter von Eugène de Beauharnais (1781–1824), Herzog von Leuchtenberg, und seiner Ehefrau Prinzessin Auguste von Bayern (1788–1851) die Juwelen der Leuchtenbergs, wurden dann für Ihre Tochter Fürstin Mathilde von Urach, Gräfin von Wuerttemberg vom Pariser Juwelier, als Mitgift ihrer Mutter, umgearbeitet. Beauftragt wurde der Juwelier von der 2. Frau ihres Vaters – Prinzessin Florestine von Monaco….mehr zu diesem Schmuck und die Geschichte der Herzogin Altieri.
Der Schmuck wird in Genf bei Sotheby’s versteigert….
Theodelinde was the daughter of Eugène de Beauharnais (1781-1824), Duke of Leuchtenberg, and his wife Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1788-1851)
The jewels of Leuchtenberg, were remodeled, then for their daughter, Princess Mathilde of Urach, Countess of Wuerttemberg by the ParisiansJeweler, as a dowry of her mother. The jeweler was commissioned by her father’s second wife – Princess Florestine of Monaco …. more about this jewelery and the history of Duchess Altieri.
The jewelry will be auctioned in Geneva at Sotheby’s ….
Masked balls and dance events were a popular alternation of the royal court in Munich in 1840/1841, which were celeprated at great expense, for fundraisers. Thus the Hofkurier reports on 1 February 1840 the following from the Carneval am Hof: During yesterday’s big masked ball in the royal Hofthater, that of the royal. Court….
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The first which was preceded by a herald and trumpeter introduced the chief characters of the novel Kenilwoth, with their Maj. Queen Therese appearing in the richest ornament as Queen Elizabeth of England, the Crown Prince as Leicester. The subject „Tasso“ was chosen for the second movement, with the duchess Duchess von Leuchtenberg, in the richest costumes, showing herself as princess of Este, surrounded by her court. The third was formed by twenty ladies of the local aristocracy, who performed a martial march and dance in the graceful Amazonian costumes taken from the ballet la revolte dans le serail, under the guidance of their royal princess Theolinde von Leuchtenberg:
All the costumes were distinguished by their splendor as a tasteful choice; the costumes of the highest and highest nobility were covered and dotted with a wealth of jewels and jewels, which is invaluable.
The Duchess of Leuchtenberg, Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1788-1851), eldest daughter of King Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria and his first wife Princess Auguste Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, married to Eugène de Beauharnais (1781- 1824), Duke of Leuchtenberg Viceroy of Italy. The son of Marie Josephe Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie, later Empress Joséphine.
In 1817 King Maximilian I gave Joseph, her husband and his family the title of Duke of Leuchtenberg and Prince of Eichstätt.
Her fourth daughter, Princess Theolinde von Leuchtenberg, in the upper left of the picture, with costume jeweled. On the chest diamond ears are arranged for suns, a necklace and bracelets, and ornaments are probably made of jewels are abundantly distributed on the dress, a bow-shaped brooch on the neckline and a tiara with structure is visible on the head. The jewelry may come from the Duchess of Leuchtenberg, who also received a portion of the diamond ears of the coronation robe and jewelry of Empress Josephine.
A year later, a spectacular masquerade ball took place, in which Princess Theolinde von Leuchtenberg performed a Basque dance dressed in jewels, at that time she was already the fiancee of the Earl of Württemberg, later she married and also on the occasion of her wedding became a costume ball held.