European Royals

Sothesby's to auction jewels of Marie Antoinette

A jewellery collection including pieces that one belonged to Marie Antoinette will go on auction in Geneva on the 14th of November. Described by Sotheby’s as being one of “the most important royal jewellery collections to ever come to auction”, the collection contains stunning pieces that one belonged to Marie Antoinette, and other members of the Bourbon-Parma Dynasty. Embed…
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European Royals

Marie Antoinette’s jewels to be auctioned

Sotheby’s auction house is set to auction of the royal jewels of French Queen Marie Antoinette on 12 December, alongside a number of other jewels from the royal houses of Bourbon-Parma. Sotheby’s Vice President of Fine Jewellery in Europe, Daniela Macetti says that…
British Royals

King George V’s sword to go up for auction

A sword that belonged to the current Queen’s grandfather, King George V, while he was Prince of Wales has emerged from a private collection and is due to go up for auction today, 1 March, with an anticipated selling price of £8,000. It is believed that the historic artefact was gifted by its owner to his close friend Lord Frederick Wolverton who was Edward VII’s Vice Chamberlain of the…
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