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QUEEN VICTORIA (1819-1901)
A SLICE OF WEDDING CAKE
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QUEEN VICTORIA (1819-1901) A SLICE OF WEDDING CAKE

1840

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QUEEN VICTORIA (1819-1901)
A SLICE OF WEDDING CAKE
1840
In presentation box, inscribed 'The Queen's Bridal Cake/ BUCKINGHAM PALACE, FEB.Y 10/ 1840, beneath a Royal crown; together with Queen Victoria's signature on paper with Royal cypher
The box: 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) wide; 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) deep
Provenance
Sotheby's, London, 9th October 1997, lot 138.
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This lot is also sold with a letter from the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle relating to the cake.

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