• 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 191

    A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CANNISTERS

    MARK OF JENS CHRISTIAN THORNING, COPENHAGEN, 1853

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF DANISH SILVER CANNISTERS
    MARK OF JENS CHRISTIAN THORNING, COPENHAGEN, 1853
    Cylindrical, the hinged covers engraved with initials 'PA', marked underneath, on side and inside cover
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high
    17 oz. (545 gr.)
    The initials are possibly those of Princess Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925), later Queen Alexandra, wife of Kind Edward VII (1841-1910). (2)


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