• 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 165

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER TORTOISESHELL AND ENAMEL PARASOL HANDLE

    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER TORTOISESHELL AND ENAMEL PARASOL HANDLE
    UNMARKED, CIRCA 1900
    The tapering cylindrical tortoiseshell handle with pale blue and pink guilloché enamel terminal further enamelled with ribbon-tied pink rose and foliage garlands, with brass screw fitting, in later blue fitted case
    13¼ in. (33.7 cm.) long overall


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