• 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 29

    PRINCESS MARINA'S DRESSING-SET
    A FRENCH LADY'S DRESSING-SET

    RETAILED BY KENDALL, PARIS, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PRINCESS MARINA'S DRESSING-SET
    A FRENCH LADY'S DRESSING-SET
    RETAILED BY KENDALL, PARIS, CIRCA 1930
    The black leather 'Gladstone' case with embossed 'M' beneath a Royal duchess' coronet, with hinged lower compartment containing various ivory handled implements, brushes and bottles and a black leather box with three scent bottles, mostly engraved with an 'M' beneath a Royal Duchess' coronet
    The case - 11 in. (28 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968), used by her when travelling.