14 June 2006
A SILVER SALVER
MARK OF THE ALEXANDER CLARK CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1958
Shaped circular and with a gadrooned rim, on three claw-and-ball feet, engraved underneath with an inscription, marked on front and with 'M' below a coronet estate stamp
12¼ in. (31.2 cm.) diameter
28 oz. (870 gr.)
The inscription reads 'Presented to H.R.H. Princess Margaret on the occasion of her Marriage by Moorghen Cadrassen Appavou, Mareemootoo Carassen Appavou, Tillay Govinden Appavou May 6th, 1960.'
Given on the occasion of the marriage of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon to Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon on 6 May 1960 by Mr. Moorghen Cadvasser Appavou, Mr. Mareemootoo Cadvasser Appavou and Mr. Tillay Grvinder Appavou.
In use in the Dining Room of the Private Apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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Based in Mauritius, M.C. Appavou and Co. Ltd. are listed as importers and exporters of general goods with T.G. Appavou as Managing Director.
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