• 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 177

    KING GEORGE V'S PICNIC SET
    A CHROMIUM PLATED PICNIC SET

    SUPPLIED BY EDWARD & SONS, LONDON, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KING GEORGE V'S PICNIC SET
    A CHROMIUM PLATED PICNIC SET
    SUPPLIED BY EDWARD & SONS, LONDON, CIRCA 1920
    Comprising:
    A thermos-flask with screw off cover
    An oblong sandwich-box
    An oblong container with ring handle
    Two glass bottles with plated covers
    Two forks
    Two knives
    Two spoons
    Two white porcelain teacups and saucers, (one mended)
    Two tapering containers, one with porcelain liner
    Two white enamelled trays
    Most pieces engraved with the initals of King George V, all contained in a fitted case
    The case 14½in. (37 cm.) wide
    The initials are for King George V (1865-1936).


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    The robust wedge shaped construction of the case and the rubber covered lid enables the set to be used as a foot rest.

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