• 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 58

    A VICTORIAN SILVER DISH COVER

    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1844

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER DISH COVER
    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1844
    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 with 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.
    29 oz. (900 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), who he married in 1818.

    The initial is that of their only child Queen Victoria (1819-1901).


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