14 June 2006
A pair of Regency scarlet-japanned tole chestnut urns
CIRCA 1820, possibly North European
In the Chinoiserie taste
12½ in. (31.5 cm.) high (2)
Given to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon on the occasion of her marriage to Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, on 6 May 1960, by Mr. and Mrs. Robin Compton, Newby Hall, Yorkshire.
Displayed in the Hall of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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