An early 19th century diamond bow brooch, known as 'The Leinster Brooch'
Lot 4
An early 19th century diamond bow brooch, known as 'The Leinster Brooch'
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,506) inc. premium

Lot Details
An early 19th century diamond bow brooch, known as 'The Leinster Brooch'
The stylised openwork bow, collet-set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, diamonds approximately 7.90 carats total, later detachable brooch fitting, length 5.3cm, cased by Phillips Bros & Son, 23 Cockspur St, London

Footnotes

  • Given by the Duke of Leinster (1749-1804) to his daughter, Lady Isabella Charlotte. Thence by descent. It is known within the family as The Leinster Brooch. It was also worn at the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 at Westminster Abbey.
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