Archduke Karl Albrecht..himslef a great-great grandson of Emperor Leopold II... and his morganatic wife Alice Ankarcrona who was later created Princess of Altenburg. Also all their children have rights to the style and title of HSH Prince/Princess of Altenburg. FRENCH CROWN JEWELS
morganatic wife Alice Ankarcrona who was later created Princess of Altenburg,wife of Archduke Karl Albrecht himself a great-great grandson of Emperor Leopold II, and his . Also all their children have rights to the style and title of HSH Prince/Princess of Altenburg. spätere Versionen der  Smaragd-Parure  der französischen Kaiserin Marie-Louise |

FRENCH CROWN JEWELS - Die Smaragd Juwelen der französischen Kaiserin Marie-Louise... EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 
Designed as a central cushion-cut emerald within graduated brilliant-cut diamond two-tiered surround to the diamond triple-line shoulders and plain hoop, 1954
Signed Van Cleef & Arpels 
 
Provenance The emerald in this ring originates from the historic tiara belonging to Empress Marie-Louise (1791-1847), the second wife of Napoleon. It was made by Elienne Nitot et Fils of Paris for their wedding in 1810. Marie-Louise bequeathed the emerald parure to her Habsburg aunt Archduchess Elise, and in 1953 one of her descendents sold the tiara to Van Cleef & Arpels, who made numerous pieces of jewellery incorporating the emeralds from the original tiara.
This lot is accompanied by a copy of the original receipt dated November 30, 1954 and the original Insurance Valuation from Van Cleef & Arpels for the ring, dated December 2, 1954.
Die Smaragd Juwelen der französischen Kaiserin Marie-Louise

Der Smaragd dieses Ringes ist aus der Tiara der französischen Kaiserin Marie-Louise.

Juni 2004 bei Christies wie folgt in englisch beschrieben:

 

The Emeralds of Marie-Louise Empress of France

The emerald in this ring originates from the historic tiara belonging to Empress Marie-Louise (1791-1847), the second wife of Napoleon.

It`s offered on auction at christies 2004:
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Designed as a central cushion-cut emerald within graduated brilliant-cut diamond two-tiered surround to the diamond triple-line shoulders and plain hoop, 1954
Signed Van Cleef & Arpels

It was made by Elienne Nitot et Fils of Paris for their wedding in 1810. Marie-Louise bequeathed the emerald parure to her Habsburg aunt Archduchess Elise, and in 1953 one of her descendents sold the tiara to Van Cleef & Arpels, who made numerous pieces of jewellery incorporating the emeralds from the original tiara.
This lot is accompanied by a copy of the original receipt dated November 30, 1954 and the original Insurance Valuation from Van Cleef & Arpels for the ring, dated December 2, 1954.

CROWN JEWELS
A small part of the crown jewels are on display in the Louvre. The vast bulk of them was auctioned by the French government (Third Republic)in 1887.
The jewels the the late Countess of Paris often wore belonged to the late Count of Paris and a few years before his dead he sold some to the Louve. (The so called "Saphire parure of Marie Antoinette").
The other saphire parure was auctioned by him after a hard dispute with his family. He left literally nothing from the enormous wealth he inherited from his ancestors!

Das Orginal der Parure | The Imperial Emerald-Diamond-Parure

Die Kaiserin mit der Smaragdparure|The Empress wearing the Emerald-Parure

Spätere Versionen der Tiara | Later Versions of the tiara

Das Smaragdcollier und die Ohrringe| The Emerald-Diamond-Necklace and the Earrings with Emeralds

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