14 June 2006
A PAIR OF SILVER COMMEMORATIVE GOBLETS
MARK OF BARKER ELLIS SILVER CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1973, NUMBER 318 AND 319 OF A LIMITED EDITION
The bowls tapering cylindrical, supported on a pedestal foot with a baluster stem, engraved with a coat-of-arms within the dates '1472' and '1972', marked on bowl, the bases stamped 'Made in England' one further engraved 'No. 318' the other engraved 'No. 319'
4½ in. (11.7 cm.) high
11 oz. (330 gr.)
The arms are those of the Archbishopric of York. (2)
Displayed on a table in the Drawing Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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Produced to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the completion of York Minster.
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