• 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 53

    A GEORGE III SILVER DISH-COVER

    MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1806

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER DISH-COVER
    MARK OF RICHARD COOKE, LONDON, 1806
    Circular with a part lobed lower border, engraved twice with the Royal arms with a label for difference within the Garter motto and with Royal duke's coronet above, further engraved with initials 'EA' over 'F', handle lacking, marked inside
    9 in. (22.5 cm.)
    35 oz. (1,077 gr.)
    The Royal arms are for Prince Ernst Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, later King of Hanover (1771-1851).

    The initials stand for 'Ernst Augustus Fidekommiss' - the entailed estate of Ernst Augustus.'


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