• 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 195

    TWO SETS OF VICTORIAN SILVER TEASPOONS, ONE SET WITH SUGAR-TONGS EN SUITE

    MARK OF GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON, 1872

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SETS OF VICTORIAN SILVER TEASPOONS, ONE SET WITH SUGAR-TONGS EN SUITE
    MARK OF GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON, 1872
    Each with twisted handle and winged cupid finial, marked on back of bowl, each contained in a fitted case, one applied with a label inscribed H.R.H. Princess Victoria
    the cases 6¾ in. (17.5 cm.) wide and smaller
    4 oz. (135 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Princess Victoria, (1868-1935), fourth child and second daughter of King Edward VII (1901-1910) lived at Coppins in the village of Iver, Buckinghamshire, which she bequeathed to her nephew Prince George, Duke of Kent on her death in 1935.