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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 374

    A GEORGE VI SILVER AND ENAMEL FREEDOM CASKET

    EDWARD BARNARD AND SONS, LONDON, 1949

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE VI SILVER AND ENAMEL FREEDOM CASKET
    EDWARD BARNARD AND SONS, LONDON, 1949
    Of oblong form with canted corners, the front with applied enamelled coat-of-arms for the city of Nairobi, the reverse engraved with the inscription 'PRESENTED TO H.R.H. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER K.G. ON HIS BEING ADMITTED THE FIRST HONORARY FREEMAN OF THE CITY OF NAIROBI 31ST MARCH 1950'
    4in. (10cm.) high; 10¼in. (26cm.) wide; 4¼in. (10.8cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Christie's London, H.R.H. The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester KG, KT, KP, January 26-27 2006, lot 42.