14 June 2006
An Edwardian inlaid mahogany revolving bookcase
Early 20th Century
With a later paper property label for Princess Margaret
27¾ in. (70.5cm.) high; 17½in. (44.5 cm.) square
Possibly given to H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon on the occasion of her marriage to Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, on 6 May 1960, by The Earl and Countess of Airlie, Cortachy Castle, Kirriemuir, Angus.
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The Royal Archive, Windsor, List of Presents, no. 274, 'Revolving Bookcase with table top', entry dated 13th April, 1960.
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