• 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 187

    A GEORGE VI SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

    MARK OF SEBASTIAN GARRARD, LONDON, 1939, THE TEAPOT AND STAND 1919

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    A GEORGE VI SIX-PIECE SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
    MARK OF SEBASTIAN GARRARD, LONDON, 1939, THE TEAPOT AND STAND 1919
    Each piece oblong, the rim and foot engraved with foliage, comprising: a teapot and stand; coffee-pot; hot-water jug, each with carved wood handle and finial; a cream jug and a sugar bowl, each engraved on one side with initials 'MR' below Royal crown, and on the other with the initials 'E' below Royal Duke's coronet, marked near rim or on foot and inside covers
    the coffee pot 8 in. (20.2 cm.)
    gross weight 74 oz. (2,308 gr.)
    The first initials are those of Queen Mary (1867-1953).

    The second initials are those of HRH Prince Edward of Kent, now HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. (6)


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    Provenance

    Queen Mary (1857-1953) and then given to
    H.R.H. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.