Posts tagged jewels
Posts tagged jewels
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.
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, a religious and military leader of the Sikh kingdom of Patiala (modern Punjab, India), 1911
I LOVE THIS!
Comb head. 1900, France. Tortoise shell, diamonds, pearls, gold and silver. Missing comb teeth. Previously part of a comb tiara.
This is just glorious!
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.
1809 Pauline by Robert Lefèvre (Musee Nationale du Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison France)
Pauline Bonaparte, Napoleon´s favorite sister. She was a truly man eater!!!
That is some major head bling!
Queen Emma of the Netherlands, 1882.
Diamond Tiara, C. 1910
Sotheby’s, Fine Jewelry, Hong Kong, Oct 5th
Madeleine of Burgundy Presented by Saint Mary Magdalene ~ Jean Hey, known as the Master of Moulins, c.1490
What an unusual and fabulous headdress! Perfect for bad hair days :)
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…
Rhinestone Evening Cap, 1925. Via Vintage Textile.
Love those flapper caps!
Child & Child tiara ca. 1895 via Tadema Gallery
Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara of Queen Therese of Bavaria, circa 1825.
Empress Josephine, 1805 by Robert Lefevre
A woman with many portraits!
centuriespast: c 1490 Ambrogio de Predis (Italian c1455-c1508)~ Portrait of a Woman; oil on panel, 51 x 34 cm; Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan