20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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