• 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 284

    A MALAYSIAN CIGARETTE BOX

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MALAYSIAN CIGARETTE BOX
    20TH CENTURY
    Oblong, chased and engraved overall with foliate scrolls on matted ground, the hinged cover with shaped thumbpiece and chased with a coat-of-arms, engraved with presentation inscription within oblong plaque, the interior fitted with three compartments and wood lining, marked on base indistinct marks
    11 1/8in. (28.2 cm.) long
    The inscription reads 'WITH BEST COMPLIMENTS From HIS MAJESTY SULTAN AZLAN SHAH THE YAND DI-PERTUAN AGONG IX. MALAYSIA'.

    The arms are those of the Federation of Malaysia.


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    Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak G.C.B., K.St.J. (b. 1928) ruled as 9th King of Malaysia from 1989 until 1994. He succeeded his uncle as Sultan of Perak in 1984.

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