• 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 186

    A VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND

    MARK OF TURNER BRADBURY, LONDON, 1891

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER INKSTAND
    MARK OF TURNER BRADBURY, LONDON, 1891
    Oblong and on four panel feet with cast palmettes, with gadrooned border and two reeded handles, with supports for the two silver-mounted cut glass bottles and a central container with detachable cover, the bottles each engraved with 'L' cypher below a marchioness' coronet, marked underneath, on bottles and bottle supports
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) wide
    weighable silver 19 oz. (580 gr.)
    The cypher is that of Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939), fourth daughter of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and wife of John, Marquess of Lorne, later 9th Duke of Argyll (1845-1914).


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