14 June 2006
A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER PEPPERETTE
EDINBURGH, 1798, MAKER'S MARK AW
Vase shaped and on a pedestal foot, the detachable pierced cover with a reeded rim, later engraved with an initial 'M' below a Royal Princess' coronet, marked on side and inside cover
A vase shaped pepperette, later engraved with an initial 'M' below a Royal Princess' coronet; and a pierced example
4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high and smaller
5.5 oz. (170 gr.)
The initial is that of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. (3)
Used on the table in the Dining Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930-2002) at Kensington Palace.
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