20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN SILVER DISH COVERS
MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1844
Each fluted circular, with a finial cast as a Royal duke's coronet, engraved on one side with the Royal arms with label for difference accolé with the arms of Saxe-Meiningen within the Garter motto and below a Royal duke's coronet, the other side engraved with initial 'V' below the Royal crown, marked near rim and on finial, with conforming Old Sheffield plate warming stand
9½ in. (24 cm.) diam.
61 oz. (1,895 gr.)
The Royal arms are those of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820) accolé with those of his wife Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861), whom he married in 1818.
The initial is that of their only child Queen Victoria (1819-1901). (2)
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