14 June 2006
A SILVER DESK-CLOCK
MARK OF CARRS, SHEFFIELD, 1990
Oblong and with a wood back, the clock face with Roman numbers, the back applied with a plaque engraved with an inscription, marked on edge and plaque, the face labelled 'R. Carr Clockmaker England'
4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high
The inscription reads 'Jane and Max 27th June 1990.'
Given to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon by Max, Baron Rayne (1918-2003) and his wife Jane, Lady Rayne.
Used on the Dressing-Table in the Bedroom of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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