• 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 153

    A GEORGE V SILVER SMOKER'S COMPANION

    MARK OF GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS COMPANY, LONDON, 1934

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE V SILVER SMOKER'S COMPANION
    MARK OF GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS COMPANY, LONDON, 1934
    The oblong base applied at the angles with four tow holders with bud finials and in the centre with a dragon passant, his detachable head forming the wick holder, the base engraved with regimental badge and inscription, marked on base, tow holders and covers, the head unmarked, fitted case
    9½in. (24.2 cm.) wide
    51 oz. (1,58g gr.)
    The badge is that of "The Buffs", The Royal East Kent Regiment.

    The inscription reads 'H.R.H. THE DUKE OF KENT FROM THE BUFFS 29TH NOVEMBER 1934'.


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    Provenance

    GIVEN TO THE PRINCE GEORGE, DUKE OF KENT (1902-1942) BY THE ROYAL EAST KENT REGIMENT ON THE OCASSION OF HIS MARRIAGE ON 29 NOVEMBER 1934.