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AN INDIAN SILVER PRESENTATION MODEL OF A PALACE
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AN INDIAN SILVER PRESENTATION MODEL OF A PALACE

CIRCA 1905

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AN INDIAN SILVER PRESENTATION MODEL OF A PALACE
Circa 1905
The silver scale model of an Indian palace, featuring turreted entrances, corner towers and balconies, on a carved ebony base, with a fitted compartment, and applied to one side with the Prince of Wales's armorials and to the other with a presentation inscription Presented to TRH The Prince and Princess of Wales, At Peshawar by the Residents of the North West Frontier Palace, India, December, 1905, apparently unmarked
The base 25½in. (65cm.) long, the palace 8in. (20.4cm.) high; 229oz. 10dwt. (7153gr.) weighable silver
Provenance
Spink & Son, 1982
The FORBES Magazine Collection
Exhibited
The Morality of Immortality, The Forbes Collection
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