: directly from the Van Cleef and Arpels
: archives, and he gives a very specific date
: of 15 December 1954 for the date the Grand
: Duchess Josephine-Charlotte commissioned the
: tiara. Source: Vincent Meylan, Van Cleef
: & Arpels page 84.
Maybe the piece was commissioned in Decemeber 1954 but not completed until 1956? Just a thought about the disconnect between the dates.
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