• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    A COLLECTION OF ITEMS COMMEMORATING PRINCE ALBERT (1819-1861)

    CIRCA 1860-1870

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF ITEMS COMMEMORATING PRINCE ALBERT (1819-1861)
    CIRCA 1860-1870
    Comprising: A sheet-copper relief portrait, by Grinsell & Bourne, Birmingham, 1864, in a moulded ebonised frame; a gilt-brass portrait relief in a rosewood frame; a pair of bois-durci portrait medallions of Prince Albert and Queen Victoria; and an Art Union of London commemorative porcelain tazza, the rim decorated with words from a speech given by Prince Albert, 18 May 1848
    The first -- 13¼ in. (34 cm.) diameter (5)


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