24 mai 2009

Impressive Pair of diamond bracelets, probably by Caspar Rieländer, mid 19th century

Impressive Pair of diamond bracelets, probably by Caspar Rieländer, mid 19th century One set with a miniature portrait of Queen Thérèse of Bavaria, née Princess of Saxe Hildburghausen, (1792-1854), the other with a miniature portrait of King Ludwig of Bavaria (1786-1868) in uniform, originally painted by Joseph Stieler, circa 1851, King Ludwig I wearing uniform, embellished with circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, the larger ones in cut-down collets, length approximately 170mm, both with fitted cases. Est. 95,000—125,000... [Lire la suite]