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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 247

    A GEORGE V SILVER TREASURY INKSTAND

    MARK OF SEBASTIAN HENRY GARRARD, LONDON, 1911

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE V SILVER TREASURY INKSTAND
    MARK OF SEBASTIAN HENRY GARRARD, LONDON, 1911
    Oblong on bun feet with drop side handles and double-hinged covers, one opening to reveal two inkwells with glass liners flanking a central compartment, inscribed 'C.W. Mathews, from Rosebery, on the jubilee of their friendship, 1865-1915'
    12 1/2 in. (31.7 cm.) long
    111 oz. 3 dwt. (3,458 gr.)


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    The inscription relates to Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Prime Minister (1847-1929) and the British lawyer, Sir Charles Willie Mathews, 1st Bt. (1850-1920).

    Provenance

    The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe; Sotheby's, London, 27-28 May 2015, lot 20.


    Pre-Lot Text

    A VILLA IN TUSCANY
    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 152-175, 201-271 & 290)