• 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 171

    A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED EBONY TROWEL

    MARK OF THE BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFTS, LONDON, 1930

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    A GEORGE V SILVER-MOUNTED EBONY TROWEL
    MARK OF THE BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFTS, LONDON, 1930
    The blade with a turned ebony handle, the ferrule formed as openwork initials SH, with a twisted wire decorated terminal, engraved with an inscription, marked on the back and on terminal, in fitted case
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) long
    The inscription reads 'NEW SUSSEX HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN JOHN HOWARD WARDS Presented to H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE K.G., G.C.V.O. BY THE ARCHITECTS ADAMS, HOLDEN & PEARSON. 29 OCTOBER 1930.'


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