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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    A SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL TRAY

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI MOUNTED ROCK-CRYSTAL TRAY
    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, 19TH CENTURY
    The centre set with an elongated octagonal rock-crystal panel, surrounded by other oval or shaped oblong panels, all within a lapis-lazuli set filigree surround, one panel engraved with initials 'A.R' below the Royal crown
    16½ in. (42 cm.) wide
    The initials are those of Queen Adelaide of Great Britain (1792-1849), daughter of George I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and his wife Luise Eleonore, daugher of Prince Christian of Hohenlohe-Langenburg. Adelaide married Prince William, Duke of Clarence in 1818 and became Queen Consort when Prince William succeeded his brother as King William IV in 1830.


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