Description

    Rare French Enameled Gold and Diamond Royal Presentation Bracelet
    Circa 1850, stamped with eagle head poinçons and Paris lozenge mark

    The center segment of cartouche outline decorated with royal blue guilloché enamel in a sunray pattern and an openwork scrolling foliate design, framing a central nine-pointed diamond-set coronet, with additional graduated curved panels of scrollwork decorated with blue enamel and set with eight small diamonds, attached to a intricately engraved gold clasp-approximately 7 in. long.

    Said to be from the family of the Comte de Paris, pretender to the throne of France. The last King of the royal house of Bourbon-Orléans, Louis-Philippe, abdicated during the Revolution of 1848. While adopting the title of prince, his heirs style themselves Count of Paris.

    Provenance:
    Purchased from Sheldon Shapiro, London


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
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