14 June 2006
PRINCESS MARGARET'S BIRTHDAY CANDLE-HOLDERS
TWELVE GEORGE V, EDWARD VIII AND GEORGE VI SILVER CANDLE-HOLDERS
MARK OF BROOK AND SONS, EDINBURGH, 1928 AND 1936-38, ONE WITH DATE LETTER INDISTINCT
Each vase shaped with a tapering spike, each engraved with the initials 'MR', two slightly larger and further engraved with a Royal Princess' coronet and the dates '21 August 1931' and '21 August 1932', with a detachable nozzle, marked on spike and inside nozzle
3½ in. (90 mm.) high and smaller
7 oz. (205 gr.)
The initial is that of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. (12)
Presented to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon on the occasion of her 1st, 2nd and subsequent birthdays by Queen Mary.
Occasionally used in the private apartment of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at Kensington Palace.
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