Why is she sitting next to the King ? To honnor her late Mother?.
: In contrast, Vincent Meylan has worked
: 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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