• 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 262

    A VICTORIAN SILVER EGG-CRUET

    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1872

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER EGG-CRUET
    MARK OF ROBERT GARRARD, LONDON, 1872
    Circular with a central baluster stem with loop handle, with four cups, the base and cups engraved with a crest within the Garter motto and below the Royal crown and flanked by initials 'AE', marked underneath and on cups, the base further engraved 'GARRARDS PANTON STREET LONDON'
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
    25 oz. (789 gr.)
    The crest and initials are those of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.


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    Provenance

    Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII (1841-1910
    Given to HRH Prince Michael of Kent by Queen Mary (1867-1953) for his 7th birthday.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the manuscript note illustrated beside this lot does not relate to this piece.