London, South Kensington
26 November 2003
A Canadian Silver Presentation Tray
Mark of Henry Birks & Sons, presentation date 1952
the shaped oval tray with a gadroon and shell border and two similar applied handles, engraved Presented to His Excellency Field Marshal The Viscount Alexander of Tunis Governor General of Canada by the Diplomatic and Consular Corps of Ottawa 1952, further engraved with the names of various Ambassadors and High Commissioners - 71.3cm. (28 1/8in.) wide, 127oz.
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