14 June 2006
A SET OF TWELVE VICTORIAN SILVER-MOUNTED PORCELAIN FRUIT-KNIVES AND TWELVE FORKS
MARK OF GEORGE ADAMS, LONDON, 1871
Each with a turquoise blue porcelain pistol handle, some damaged, with plain silver-gilt mounts and reeded ferrule, marked on blade and tines (24)
Regularly used in the Dining Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930-2002) at Kensington Palace.
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