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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 157

    QUEEN MARY'S DESK SEAL A NEPHRITE JADE MOUNTED QUARTZ SEAL

    CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    QUEEN MARY'S DESK SEAL A NEPHRITE JADE MOUNTED QUARTZ SEAL
    Circa 1920
    Carved with foliage, the underside engraved 'VM' beneath a crown, in a velvet and silk-lined box inscribed '128 NEW BOND ST, LONDON, W, FRANK HYMANS LD, FROM DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND'
    2½in. (6.5cm.) high


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    Provenance

    H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953).
    Acquired from the estate of H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965) by the Hon. Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Lascelles in 1966.
    Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
    Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.