King Rama VI bracelet for auction
- Published: 30/10/2012 at 01:47 PM
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A gold bracelet given to a dancer by the King Rama VI is to go on auction in England for and is expected to fetch at least £8,000 (about 400,000 baht).
According to the British tabloid Daily Mail, the gold bracelet once belonged to King Rama VI. The reserve price is £8,000.
Reportedly, King Vajiravudh, or Rama VI gave the necklace to Nadia Yerusalimsky, a Russian dancer, after he was pleased by her performance in a palace in Thailand in 1912.
Auctioneer Thomas Plant, from Special Auction Services, Berkshire, claims that it has a great value as it is made from 99.9% gold. The necklace also features seven gold bullet coins, supposedly from the reign of Rama V , King Chulalongkorn (1868-1910). There are also two stunning strike marks of an elephant inside a Chakra and the royal seal of King Rama V.
The dancer’s grandchildren have decided to put the bracelet up for auction on Nov 1.
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