• 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 188

    A GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE-TUREEN WITH AN ASSOCIATED COVER

    THE SAUCE TUREEN WITH MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1811 THE COVER WITH MARK OF RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1815

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE-TUREEN WITH AN ASSOCIATED COVER
    THE SAUCE TUREEN WITH MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1811 THE COVER WITH MARK OF RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1815
    Oblong and on four leaf-capped scroll feet, with scroll handles and gadrooned rim, the associated detachable cover with reed and foliage handle, engraved with an inscription, marked underneath and on cover bezel
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide
    26 oz. (821 gr.)
    The inscription reads 'PRESENTED TO PRINCESS MAY ON HER MARRIAGE, BY SIR JOHN EVERETT & LADY MILLAIS, 1893.'


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    Provenance

    A gift to Princess May of Teck, later Queen Mary (1867-1953) by Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) and his wife Effie Gray, first wife of John Ruskin, on the occasion of her marriage, on 6 July 1893, to Prince George, Duke of York, later King George V.