• 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 215

    A BRUNEIAN SCROLL HOLDER

    DATED 1952

    Price Realised  

    A BRUNEIAN SCROLL HOLDER
    DATED 1952
    The central section octagonal with fluted ends and detachable baluster finials, supported on two pedestal feet, chased with foliage, engraved with an inscription
    29½ in. (75 cm.) long
    The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS OF KENT BY THE GOVENMENT OF BRUNEI ON THE OCCASION OF HER VISIT TO BRUNEI ON 21 OCTOBER 1952'.


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    Provenance

    Presented to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968) during her visit to Brunei in 1952.