Prince of Wales
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Stalking the Belle Époque
Queen Alexandra's gold bracelet,with a diamond and enamel buckle cobalt blue enamel appears to be a marriage of several older pieces of jewelry which were assembled by the Royal jewelers at Garrard Co. The centerpiece of the bracelet is an enamel buckle set with diamonds forming a pattern of ostrich feathers--the symbol of The Prince of Wales—and appears to date to the time of King William IV--Queen Victoria's predecessor.by Garrard Co. 1830 The Royal Collection
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Staff at Owen Barry work on producing 350 posh overnight bags made from the Prince of Wales wool check fabric, and trimmed with soft, brandy colored leather. The Prince's three feathers insignia has been added as an exclusive embellishment. They were commissioned to Owen Barry Ltd.
Comb | Adcock, Henry | V&A Explore The Collections
A Silver Comb, 1809-1810. This silver comb from the V&A, made in Birmingham by Henry Adcock, is an exceptional example of the artistry with which these combs were made. Cleverly crafted, the comb imitates faceted gemstones with its brightly polished cut silver. The design emulates the look of feather which were a popular adornment of the time, and nods to the symbol of the Prince of Wales—three silver feathers.
Love stuff like this-- a compact with the Prince of Wales feather motif in diamonds-- part of a 6 piece " handbag suite" including comb holder, lipstick holder, notebook, and pill box all by Van Cleef , all applied with personal ciphers meaning something to the couple and all inscribed inside The Duchess of Windsor.
Teacup and saucer
Florizel design teacup and saucer from the 1940s; in cream (Wallbody) with purple Prince of Wales feathers design tied by turquoise bow, turquoise band around inside of cup and saucer, gold edged. Excellent condition. Teacup height: 6cm; width 10cm plus handle. Saucer: 14.5cm diameter. Currently available to purchase from the Museum of Royal Worcester's online shop. #RoyalWorcester #BoneChina #Porcelain #Ceramics #ChristmasGifts
Hepplewhite Combined Straight Lines and Bold Curves
Hepplewhite Chairs as Made in America: No. 1, probably made in Baltimore, is almost an exact copy of a chair on Plate 7 of the Guide; No. 2 is an unusual form of the shield-back chair and bears the label of John Shaw, Annapolis, Md.; No. 3, a typical chair with heart-shaped back; No. 4, a Philadelphia-made chair with shield-shaped back; and No. 5, a Boston chair employing the Prince of Wales feathers in the oval back.
A late 19th century Yorkshire Hussars diamond and - Feb 13, 2014 | Fellows in United Kingdom
A late 19th century Yorkshire Hussars gold and silver diamond and enamel regimental brooch. Designed as a white enamel rose, with circular-cut ruby centre, to the rose-cut diamond Prince-of-Wales feathers and blue enamel "ich dien" banner surmount. Two diamonds deficient. Length 2.4cms. Weight 3.7gms.
Legend states that when King Edward defeated King John I of Bohemia in battle, he took John I’s helmet, which displayed a crest of ostrich feathers. King Edward put the ostrich feathers into his badge, creating what we now know as the Prince of Wales Feathers. Today, the badge is used to represent Wales in sporting and military. The Prince of Wales Insignia Ring is an example of true royal design.
William Kent (1684-1748) - Royal Barge
The Royal Barge is a clinker-built open rowing boat. The prow, stern and rail are carved and gilded with the royal coat of arms and Prince of Wales feathers among riotous sea-creatures, swags and Vitruvian scrolls. The State House, surmounted by a crown, is fitted with upholstered seating, carpet and painted ceiling. The barge is accompanied by 24 oars.