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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    PRINCESS MARY'S WORKBOX, A CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM QUEEN ALEXANDRA A WORKBOX OF CANE AND DEEP ROSE LEATHER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PRINCESS MARY'S WORKBOX, A CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM QUEEN ALEXANDRA A WORKBOX OF CANE AND DEEP ROSE LEATHER
    THE LARGE RECTANGULAR BOX LINED IN PINK SATIN, AND WITH BRASS FITTINGS, BY EDWARDS & SONS, REGENT ST. W -- 11.5 X 15.6IM (29.4 X 39.8CM); AND WITH THE CONTENTS, INCLUDING A TAMBOURED PURSE IN THE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, 20TH CENTURY; A SELECTION OF NEEDLEWORK TOOLS SOME IN MOTHER OF PEARL; THE HANDWRITTEN CARD INSCRIBED BY QUEEN ALEXANDRA 'FOR DEAR LITTLE MARY -- FROM GRANNIE XMAS 1921'


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    Provenance

    A CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM H.M. QUEEN ALEXANDRA (1844-1925) TO H.R.H. PRINCESS MARY, THE PRINCESS ROYAL, COUNTESS OF HAREWOOD (1897-1965), CHRISTMAS 1921.