14 June 2006
The Wedding Present of The Government and People of Hong-Kong A PAIR OF CHINESE JADEITE MODELS OF HORSES
Naturalistically carved, one with the front left leg raised, the other with the front right leg raised, on carved wood stands, each inset with a plaque inscribed 'From the Government and People of Hong Kong'
10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high overall (2)
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 H.E. Sir Robert B. Black, K.C.M.G., O.B.E., Governor of Hong Kong, Government House, Hong Kong on behalf of The Government and People of Hong Kong.
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Illustrated in the Court Circular, The Times, Tuesday May 3rd, 1960.
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