• 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 205

    A PERUVIAN DISH

    STAMPED 'PERU', FURTHER SIGNED 'HECHO POR BLAS PONCE M.', CIRCA 1959

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    A PERUVIAN DISH
    STAMPED 'PERU', FURTHER SIGNED 'HECHO POR BLAS PONCE M.', CIRCA 1959
    Shaped circular, the centre repoussé chased with the Royal arms within the Garter motto and below the Royal crown and a further coat-of-arms and an inscription, marked underneath near rim
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) diam.
    The second coat-of-arms are those of the Republic of Peru.

    The inscription reads 'MINISTERIO DE EDUCACION PUBLICA DEL PERU A SU A.R. LA DUQUESA DE KENT LIMA FEBRERO 1959'.


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    Provenance

    Presented to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968) by the Peruvian Minister of Education on her visit to Lima, Peru as part of her South American tour in 1959.