Posts tagged crown
Posts tagged crown
Gold and Cryshoprase Tiara, 1838, Victoria and Albert Museum.
I want it.
Robert Lefevre. Portrait of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese. 1809.
Oil on canvas.
Château de Malmaison. Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Coral Tiara | c. 1860 - 1870
Phillips Brothers, in which the dominant partner was Robert Phillips, were the leading supplier of coral goods in London, as well as being important goldsmiths and jewellers. In 1870 the firm advertised that it had ‘the most complete collection of fine coral work in the world’. Robert Phillips received the order of the Crown of Italy for his services to the coral industry in Naples.
I love this so much I posted it twice.
Hello you pretty thing!
Regalia used in the coronation of the English sovereign.
Plate IV of A Faithful Account of the Processions and Ceremonies of the Kings and Queens of England; exemplified by that of their most Sacred Majesties King George the Third and Queen Charlotte: with all the other interesting proceedings connected with that magnificent festival. Edited by Richard Thomson. London, 1820.
Queen Emma of the Netherlands, 1882.
Diamond Tiara, C. 1910
Sotheby’s, Fine Jewelry, Hong Kong, Oct 5th
Egyptian revival diadem ca. 1923 via The McCord Museum
The Manchester Tiara by Cartier ca. 1903 via The Victoria & Albert Museum
The Milford-Havens, 1924
“From left to right:
Nada, Marchioness of Milford Haven, the Countess of Airlie, Lady Zia Wernher and George, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven at the State Opening of Parliament, 15th January,1924. Nada and Lady Airlie are attempting to wear their ancestral tiaras in the fashionable manner, low on the brow, in the style that the fashionable bandeau tiaras were meant to be worn; they both have shingled hair as well.”
Oh, I’m just going to head to Parliament this morning in the family jewels…
La Duchesse de Berry by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, 1828.
What a gorgeous, gorgeous portrait!
Child & Child tiara ca. 1895 via Tadema Gallery
Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara of Queen Therese of Bavaria, circa 1825.
Consuelo Vanderbilt’s Boucheron Tiara
If you’re ever in Newport, RI, make sure you visit Marble House, which is where Consuelo grew up. Her story is sad, but her house would make would make a Rococo King jealous.