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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A VICTORIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN MARBLE FIGURE OF ALBERT EDWARD PRINCE OF WALES
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Dressed in sailor costume
    26 in. (66 cm.) high


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    Compare with the 1846 Painting of Albert Edward by Winterhalter in the Royal Collection, St. James's Palace. Before his accession to the throne, Edward held the title of Prince of Wales and was heir apparent to the throne for longer than anyone else in history.

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