• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 369

    ANNIE DIXON (BRITISH, 1817-1901)

    Price Realised  


    ANNIE DIXON (BRITISH, 1817-1901)
    George Montagu, 8th Duke of Manchester (1853-1892), when Viscount Mandeville (1853-1890), in green coat and waistcoat with silver buttons, white shirt, fair hair
    on ivory
    oval, 3 3/8 in. (83 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse set with brass plaque engraved 'George Victor Drago Visct. Mandeville Born 17th June 1853'

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    George Victor Drogo Montagu, 8th Duke of Manchester (1853-1892), was the son of William Drogo Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester and Countess Louise von Alten. He married Maria Consuelo Iznaga Clemens in New York in 1876 and they had a son and twin daughters. George Montagu was MP for Huntingdonshire and took his seat in the House of Lords in 1890 when he succeeded his father in the dukedom. He died in 1892, aged 39.

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    Bonhams, London, 17 November 2004, lot 151 (framed with sitter's sister).