October 2, 2015

Methuen Diamond Floral Tiara

Creation:  This tiara was made circa 1840 and the flowers are mounted en tremblant.

Materials:  diamonds set in silver and gold

  1. Marjorie Merriweather Post; bought in 1970
  2. Smithsonian Institution: National Museum of Natural History; donated by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1973
  • Which jeweller created this tiara? 
  • Which Baron Methuen previously owned this tiara?


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