Gold and painted miniature bangle bracelet . France. circa 1890


Yellow gold bracelet adorned with emeralds and rubies surrounding an oval medallion representing Queen Louise of Prussia.
Miniature on porcelain after a portrait of Gustav Richter
(Berlin, 1823-1884), painted in 1879 and exhibited at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum in Cologne

Description:

Gold 750 ml, 30 emeralds and 26 rubies
French hallmarks

Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Luise Auguste Wilhelmine Amalie, 10 March 1776 - 19 July 1810) was Queen consort of Prussia as the wife of King Frederick William III. The couple's happy, though short-lived, marriage produced nine children, including the future monarchs Frederick William IV of Prussia and German Emperor Wilhelm I.

You May Also Like