14 June 2006
A SILVER WATER-JUG
MARK OF ASPREY, LONDON, 1966
Pear shaped and on a spreading stepped foot, with a scroll handle and a beak shaped spout, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked under foot, further engraved 'Prestons Ltd. Bolton'
10 in. (25.5 cm.) high
41 oz. (1,270 gr.)
The arms are those of Bolton Borough Council.
Used on the table in the Dining Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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