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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES'S SCREEN
    A LATE-VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT AND OAK THREE LEAF DÉCOUPAGE SCREEN

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES'S SCREEN
    A LATE-VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT AND OAK THREE LEAF DÉCOUPAGE SCREEN
    Late 19th/early 20th century
    Each leaf decorated to both sides with various scenes from Christmas cards surmounted with the Prince of Wales's feathers, with a brass presentation plaque inscribed, Presented to their Royal Highnesses, The Prince and Princess of Wales for the Royal Nursery by Mrs Carr, widow of Dr. Carr of Blackheath, Dec 1901
    Each leaf: 71 in. (180 cm.) x 28½ in. (72 cm.)


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    Provenance

    A gift presented to H.M. King George V (1865-1936) and H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953) when Prince and Princess of Wales, December 1901.
    The Royal Nursery, York Cottage, Sandringham.
    H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess Harewood (1897-1965), the nursery, Goldsborough Hall, Yorkshire.
    The Hon. Gerald and Mrs Angela Lascelles, the nursery, Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
    Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire and by descent.


    Literature

    Christopher Hussey, 'Fort Belvedere, Surrey-II; The Residence of the Hon. Gerald Lascelles', Country Life, 26 November 1959, fig. 9., p. 963.