Worn By Royalty, sold by Christies

Ahead of the upcoming Christie’s Auction on November 15th, check out the royal box at the Coronation of King George VI, Westminster Abbey, London, May 12, 1937: Front row: (second from left) the Duchess of Kent, wearing her pair of diamond earrings sold at Christie’s in 2000; (fourth from right) Queen Mary; Queen Elizabeth (then Princess Elizabeth); Princess Margaret; The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood, wearing the sapphire and diamond parure sold at Christie’s in 1960 and 1970. Second row, left to right: Princess Helena Victoria, wearing the diamond tiara sold at Christie’s in 1974; (third from left) Lady Patricia Ramsay, wearing her two diamond rivières and the diamond bow brooch sold at Christie’s in 1974. Third row: (third from left) Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk, wearing the amethyst and diamond necklace sold at Christie’s in 1946.

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Worn By Royalty, sold by Christies

4 thoughts on “Worn By Royalty, sold by Christies

  1. So sad to see families part with important pieces of their history!
    Everyone has financial problems at some point in their life but I suspect the damn death taxes are the main culprit in the above picture.

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