• 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 98

    A GEORGE V SILVER AND ENAMEL NOTE-PAD HOLDER

    MARK OF JOHN COLLARD VICKERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1929

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE V SILVER AND ENAMEL NOTE-PAD HOLDER
    MARK OF JOHN COLLARD VICKERY, BIRMINGHAM, 1929
    Oblong, the sloping front enamelled in blue over and engine turned ground, applied with an initial M below a Royal princess' coronet, with a similar gilt-metal pen, marked on back, the side stamped PRINTATOR BRITISH AND FOREIGN PATENTS 147985-201431-274636, the base stamped J.C.VICKERY REGENT ST. W.1.,
    7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) long
    The initial is that of The Princess Mary, later The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965), sister of Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942) and only daughter of King George V (1865-1936).


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    Provenance

    The Princess Mary, later The Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897-1965).