|Spectacular jewelry belonged first to Lady Doreen Brabourne, third daughter of the 6th Marquess of Sligo,wife of the Governor of Bombay.|
Norton Cecil Knatchbull-Hugesson, 5th Baron Brabourne 1895 – 1939. Served WW1 in Royal Artillery and in RAF, mentioned in despatches several times.He married Lady Doreen Browne, daughter of the 6th Marquess of Sligo and their second son [7th baron] married Lady Patricia Mountbatten. On this occassion Lady Brabourne wore the art deco diamond clips, setting near Victoria of Hesse, countess of Milford-Heaven, the grandmother of the bride.In the absence of the Viceroy Lord Linlithgow in England, Brabourne was briefly acting Governor General.Doreen, Lady Brabourne, CI seated in a throne chair wearing her Order of the Crown of India, the British War Medal and Jubilee and Coronation medals.Lady Brabourne wore some of the finest jewels there. Her immense tiara and solid-looking necklace were of dia monds and emeralds….was noted in the newspapers of the time.
Art Deco Diamond Bracelet -nine diamond bombe sections, cablibre-cut emerald with diamond buckle connections from 1925. An Impressive Pair of Art Deco Diamond and Emerald Double Clip Brooches, of geometric design, dividing to form two small pairs one of which forms a brooch, each pave-set diamond openwork shield with a tringular emeralds and diamond collet centre with diamond collet and emeralds, ca 1925. 7,3cm. An Art Deco Diamond and Emerald Choker and Earrings, designed as a series of calibre cut emerald and pave set diamond central bombe section to pave-set diamond buckle connections, with a pair of pendant earrings en suite with baguette-cut diamond detail made in 1925, 34cm long.An Art Deco Diamond and Emerald Choker, the calibre cut emerald and pave-set diamond central bombe’ sections to pave’-set diamond buckle connections made in 1925.An Art Deco Diamond and Emerald Choker and Pendant, the calibrecut emeralds and pave set diamond buckle connecitons, made in 1925 31ctm long, pendant 4,1cm wide.All emeralds are resettet insteat of green paste stones, the suite of diamonds without the emeralds, are sold in the year 1971 from Christies’s.
Lady Patricia Mountbatten wore part of the jewel suite on the occassion of the coronation of Elizabeth II. as bandeau