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18 Karat Gold Mellerio Dits Meller 1940's Wedding Carriage Ruby Sapphire Clip

$10,244.15

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The dress clip is signed by Mellerio dits Meller. It shows a departing carriage from behind with a coachman dressed with a top hat and his whip. One can see the rear horse legs and the rear wheels. The ends of the wheel axle are decorated with cabochon rubies. The coach has a rear window in the shape of a rectangular cut sapphire. The glass panes of the two carriage lights are made out of rectangular cut rubies. The clip has full French hallmarks for 18K gold. The house of Mellerio is the oldest jewellery company in Paris. They look back of a family history of nearly 400 years. They already did business with Marie Antoinette. The origins of the Mellerio family are in Lombardy, their Paris debut was in the Rue des Lombards (Vever, la Bijoutérie Française). This clip was designed to celebrate the British royal wedding of Princess Elisabeth II and Prince Phillip in 1947.

Details

  • Creator
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Weight
    19.06 g
  • Dimensions
    Width: 1.15 in. (29 mm)Length: 1.54 in. (39 mm)
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1947
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Munich, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU149016365441

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