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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 168

    QUEEN MARY'S OPERA GLASSES
    A PAIR OF GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND CROCODILE LEATHER 'LA MIGNIONNE' OPERA GLASSES

    RETAILED BY ASPREY, LONDON, CIRCA 1915

    Price Realised  

    QUEEN MARY'S OPERA GLASSES
    A PAIR OF GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND CROCODILE LEATHER 'LA MIGNIONNE' OPERA GLASSES
    Retailed by Asprey, London, Circa 1915
    In the form of a purse with gilt-tooled monogram 'VM' below a crown, marked to the interior Asprey, London
    4. 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) wide
    Together with a red leather silver-gilt mounted cylindrical pen container, circa 1900 applied with a monogram 'VM' below a crown for Queen Mary when Princess of Wales, embossed retailer's mark Vickery, 181 & 188 Regent St. W; and a red leather jewel box with the gilt tooled crest of H.M. King George V when the Duke of Cornwall and York (3)


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    Provenance

    H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953). H.M. King George V (1865-1936) when Duke of Cornwall and York.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the quantity of this lot is 3 and not as printed in the catalogue.