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June 1, 2014

Duchess of Aosta's Diamond Tiara

Creation:

Materials:  diamonds
Queen Sophia
Princess Irene

Provenance:
  1. German Empress Victoria, Queen of Prussia; from her mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, on the occasion of her 1858 marriage to German Emperor Frederik III, King of Prussia
  2. Queen Sophia of the Hellenes; from her mother on the occasion of her marriage to King Constantine of the Hellenes
  3. Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta; from her mother on the occasion of her 1939 marriage to Duke Aimone of Aosta
  4. Duke Amedeo of Aosta; inherited from his mother in 1974
  5. Unknown Owner; auctioned at Christie's in 1979

Questions:
  • What jeweller created this tiara?
  • Are there any pictures of German Empress Victoria wearing this tiara?

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