Vivien Leigh and John Merivale: A pair of gold St. Genesius charm pendants on gold chains, each with personalised engravings on the back,
Lot 41
Vivien Leigh and John Merivale: A pair of gold St. Genesius charm pendants on gold chains, each with personalised engravings to the back,
£700 - 900
US$ 1,200 - 1,500
Auction Details
Vivien Leigh and John Merivale: A pair of gold St. Genesius charm pendants on gold chains, each with personalised engravings on the back,
Lot Details
Vintage Film Posters & Film Memorabilia 1920s to 1960s
Vivien Leigh and John Merivale: A pair of gold St. Genesius charm pendants on gold chains, each with personalised engravings to the back,
from Vivien Leigh and John Merivale to one and other, the larger presented to John from Vivien with engraving JM, my darling love, VL, July 12th 1960, the other a Cartier charm given to Vivien from John with message Vivien! With my love 19.4.60, with gold coloured satin pouch, accompanied by a copy of 'How Green Was My valley', LLEWELLYN, Richard, New York; Macmillan, 1940 inscribed in pencil on the frontisepiece Jack, One of my favorite books. To everyone's favorite Balthasar! With love Vivien

Footnotes

  • St. Genesius of Rome was a comedian and actor who is the patron saint of actors, clowns, comedians, dancers and musicians.

    Provenance: The Dinah Sheridan Family Collection

    Dinah Sheridan's third husband John Merivale was Vivien Leigh's partner from 1959 until her death in 1967
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