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TWO GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-SKEWERS, A FRENCH SILVER MEAT SKE...

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Estimate: £150 - £250
ca. US$248 - US$414
Price realised:  £750
ca. US$1,244
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TWO GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-SKEWERS, A FRENCH SILVER MEAT SKEWER AND AN EDWARD VII SILVER LETTER-OPENER
MARK OF THOMAS NORTHCOTE, LONDON, 1778, MARKS RUBBED, CIRCA 1800; MARK OF GUSTAVE KELLER, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LONDON, 1908
TWO GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-SKEWERS, A FRENCH SILVER MEAT SKEWER AND AN EDWARD VII SILVER LETTER-OPENER MARK OF THOMAS NORTHCOTE, LONDON, 1778, MARKS RUBBED, CIRCA 1800; MARK OF GUSTAVE KELLER, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LONDON, 1908 Each of typical from, one engraved with initials 'LL' below a Royal princess' coronet with the dates '1871-1896' 13 oz. (415 gr.) The initials are for Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, later Duchess of Argyll (1848-1939), fourth daughter of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and wife of John, Marquess of Lorne, later 9th Duke of Argyll (1845-1914). The inscription celebrates their silver wedding. (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO ...
Date of the auction: 20 Nov 2009
Address: Christie's
20 November 2009, London, King Street