Property from the collection of Lady Lydia Deterding - (Lydia Pavlovna Koudoyaroff) (1904-1980) – La Pelegrina Pearl, previously in the collection of the Yusupovs 1826-1952. The Yusupovs was a Russian noble family in the 18th & 19th centuries, renowned for their immense wealth, philanthropy & art collections. Most notably, Prince Felix Yusupov II was famous for his involvement in the murder of Rasputin. La Pelegrina Pearl, drop-shaped 133 grains sold by Christie's, Geneva, 1987, for $460,000
Meaning of Flower Colors and lavender flowers particularly are a symbol of elegance, femininity, beauty, admiration, grace and refinement. By giving someone a bouquet of lavender flowers shows that they are looked up to and are held as being refined, classy and a lady.