• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 64


    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  


    CIRCA 1900
    the first including sword belt, sword, bicorne, shoe buckles belonging to Lord Justice Thesinger, the second including shoes, stockings, two extra waistcoats, sword and bicorne belonging to Percy Thesinger; and a further velvet coat and breeches with cut steel buttons, labelled Lord Justice Thesinger.
    both uniforms in individual japanned uniform trunks with name plaques (2)

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    Sold with this lot is a copy of a photograph of the two Thesingers wearing the court uniforms.

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    The Hon. Percy Mansfield Thesiger was born on 7 November 1869. He died on 3 August 1959 at age 89 having fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches. He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.) in 1918.1