Schmuck der Prinzessin Arthur von Connaught | Herzogin von Fife
Prinzessin Arthur Herzogin von Fife, erbte von Ihrer Mutter eine lange Diamant Halskette. Ursprünglich ein Geschenk an Königin Victoria von Großbritannien und Irland, zum Diamantenen Krönungsjubiläum.
Die Herzogin ist oben abgebildet, sie trägt weiter einen Kokoshnik Strahlen Diadem.
Ihre Königliche Hoheit Prinzessin Patricia of Connaught and Strathearn; Prinzessin von Großbritannien und Irland erbte ganz erheblichen Schmuck von Ihrer Schwägerin der Prinzessin Arthur, Herzogin von Fife,
der nach ihrem Tod versteigert wurde.
The important diamond link chain was the Diamond Jubilee Present to Queen Victoria >> it was then given to Queen Alexandra>> and inherited by
Princess Louise, Duchess of Fife which was not pictured with the necklace. In turn, the necklace was bequeathed to
Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife Princess Arthur of Connaught seen wearing the necklace in the picture above.
Princess Arthur left it to her cousin, and sister-in-law, Lady Patricia Ramsay, Princess Patricia of
Connaught . The diamond chain was sold at Christie's in 1974, in Lady Patricia's auction for £ 12480 and £ 10080*. It was described as an "Antique Diamond open oval and bar link necklace mounted in silver and gold and four antique bar link bracelets* mounted in silver and gold, to wear as long and short chain, and extension of the necklace. The diamond chain was sold at Christie's in 1974, in Lady Patricia's auction for £12,480 and the four bar link bracelets for £10,080*
The centre of the diamond bracelet was originally set with a crown of diamonds between the dates 1837 * 1897, was probably later remade into a brooch. This was also sold at the auction as "Diamond-Set Diamond Jubilee Brooch, composed of a crown between the dates 1837 and 1897 " for £95.
The Duchess Alexandra, is pictured above with a diamond tiara of Imperial Russian design, the larger sections pave set in graduating sizes to the terminals, the alternating sections of smaller stones, the base comprising a single row of collect set diamonds. It was early 19th century and was among the jewels belonging to Her Late Royal Highness Princess Arthur of Connaught sold at Sotheby's for £4,200 probably from her mother the Princess Royal Louise see more about the fringe tiara.
Princess Arthur of Connaught, 2nd Duchess of Fife, GCStJ was a granddaughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She was the daughter of the Princess Royal (Princess Louise) and the 1st Duke of Fife.
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