A brooch, with green enamel ground and with the cypher of King Edward VII (1841-1910) in diamonds surmounted by a crown with rubies
metal, enamel and diamond
35 mm (H)23 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
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A brooch, with green enamel ground and with the cypher of King Edward VII in diamonds surrounded by a crown. The crown is also set in diamonds with surrounding rubies. The box for the brooch is made of green leather and bears the number 1247542 and the name Collingwood & Co. Collingwood & Co were jewellers to the royal family and often made commemorative tokens, gifts as well as orders and badges.
The bequest of Margaret (Anderson) McEwan, The Hon. Mrs Ronald - later Dame Margaret - Henry Fulke Greville, DBE (1863-1942) from probate records linked with the donation of the property to the National Trust in 1943. This item found on the record for Polesden Lacey miniatures and small objects in the strong room, page 116.