• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A COLLECTION OF SANDRINGHAM LINEN TOWELS

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF SANDRINGHAM LINEN TOWELS
    Embroidered with 'Plate AA, Sandringham' (24)


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    The Sandringham estate of 7,000 acres was bought by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910) in 1862 to serve as his country house. He first stayed there shortly after his marriage to Princess Alexandra of Denmark, later Queen Alexandra (1944-1925) in 1863. The oringinal house was demolished and rebuilt with works finished by 1870, with additions being made in 1881 and also during the 1890s.

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