• 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 193

    A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF-BOX

    MARK OF J. B. CARRINGTON, LONDON, 1897

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER SNUFF-BOX
    MARK OF J. B. CARRINGTON, LONDON, 1897
    Oval, the hinged cover with gadrooned border, engraved with 'PV' monogram with Royal princess' coronet above, marked on side and inside cover, the base engraved 'CARRINGTON 130 REGENT ST'
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) wide
    6 oz. (190 gr.)
    The monogram is that of Princess Victoria (1868-1935).


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    Provenance

    Princess Victoria, (1868-1935), fourth child and second daughter of King Edward VII (1901-1910) lived at Coppins in the village of Iver, Buckinghamshire, which she bequeathed to her nephew Prince George, Duke of Kent on her death in 1935.