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A VICTORIAN ROYAL SILVER-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESSERT-SERVICE
A VICTORIAN ROYAL SILVER-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESSERT-SERVICE
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The Property of a member of a Royal Family
A VICTORIAN ROYAL SILVER-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESSERT-SERVICE

MARK OF EDWARD HUTTON, LONDON, 1892, RETAILED BY ARTHUR PITSON, 179 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON

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A VICTORIAN ROYAL SILVER-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESSERT-SERVICE
MARK OF EDWARD HUTTON, LONDON, 1892, RETAILED BY ARTHUR PITSON, 179 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON
Each with carved light green hardstone handle, engraved with monogram below a Royal duke’s coronet, comprising:
Eighteen fruit-forks
Eighteen fruit-knives
in fitted red leather case, the cover applied with a silver shield-shaped cartouche similarly engraved with monogram within Garter motto and below a Royal duke’s coronet
the case 12 ½ in. (32 cm.) wide
The monogram reads ‘Arthur’, for Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn K.G. (1850-1942), third son and seventh child of Queen Victoria (r.1837-1901).
Provenance
Given to Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn K.G. (1850-1942), who married Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (1860-1917), by his mother Queen Victoria (1819-1901), and then by descent to their daughter
Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920) who married Crown Prince Gustav Adolf, later King of Sweden (1882-1973) and by descent to their daughter
Princess Ingrid, later Queen of Denmark (1910-2000), who married King Frederick IX of Denmark (1899-1972) and by descent.

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