20 November 2009
A VICTORIAN SILVER SALVER
MARK OF HENRY STRATFORD, LONDON, 1900
Shaped circular and on claw and ball feet, the centre later engraved with an inscription and an 'L' cypher below a Royal duchess' coronet, marked underneath, further engraved 'Asprey London'
23¾ in. (60.5 cm.) diam.
163 oz. (5,078 gr.)
The inscription reads 'Presented to Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra by the Board and Directors of John Walker and Sons Ltd., 10th May 1968'.
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