Appearing on the market for this first time ever, this locket was gifted by Queen Victoria to her goddaughter Lady Victoria Alexandria Montagu Douglas-Scott. Set with diamonds, emeralds and rubies, it is monogrammed with "VR" on the front and has a personal engraving which reads "To Lady Victoria Scott, on her marriage Feb y, 23 1865 from Victoria R." This locket was gifted on her marriage to Schomberg Henry Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian on 23rd February 1865. The significant provenance is sure to intrigue history lovers.
19th Century diamond, emerald and ruby set locket from Queen Victoria
Bids from £3,000
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