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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 394

    A VERY RARE REGIMENTAL STANDARD OF THE ROYAL HORSE GUARDS (BLUES)

    CIRCA 1816-30

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY RARE REGIMENTAL STANDARD OF THE ROYAL HORSE GUARDS (BLUES)
    CIRCA 1816-30
    Of single-sided crimson damask silk finely embroidered with a crown, ‘GR’, the regimental monogram ‘RHG’ and the battle honours 'WATERLOO' and ‘PENINSULA’, in glazed frame
    (The frame) 40 ½ in. (103 cm.) x 36 ½ in. (92.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Believed to have been acquired by Augustus, HRH The Duke of Cumberland, during his Colonelcy of the Regiment (1827-1830).
    The Royal House of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg, Sotheby's, 14 October 2005, lot 4422.
    The Hon. David McAlpine.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. DAVID McALPINE (LOTS 387-394)