Description & Technical information

The nineteen golden-orange topaz collets, c.1800, close cut-down collet set in gold, fitted upon a later double-wire headband.
Weight: 52g

Date:  1800
Period:  Early 19th century
Medium: Golden topaz
Dimensions: 26.5 cm (10³/₈ inches)
Provenance: By family tradition, left by HRH The Princess Amelia (1783-1810), daughter of George III, to her Lady in Waiting, The Hon. Mrs George Villiers (1775-1856) and by descent to her great granddaughter, Lilias Borthwick, later Countess Bathurst (1871-1965) and by descent in the Bathurst family.

Categories: Jewellery