London, South Kensington
27 November 2007
A GEORGE VI SILVER AND ENAMEL FREEDOM CASKET
EDWARD BARNARD AND SONS, LONDON, 1949
Of oblong form with canted corners, the front with applied enamelled coat-of-arms for the city of Nairobi, the reverse engraved with the inscription 'PRESENTED TO H.R.H. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER K.G. ON HIS BEING ADMITTED THE FIRST HONORARY FREEMAN OF THE CITY OF NAIROBI 31ST MARCH 1950'
4in. (10cm.) high; 10¼in. (26cm.) wide; 4¼in. (10.8cm.) deep
Christie's London, H.R.H. The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester KG, KT, KP, January 26-27 2006, lot 42.
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