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Auction Description for Reeman Dansie: Two Day Royalty, Antiques & Fine Art Sale
Auction Description:
Two Day Royalty, Antiques & Fine Art Sale
Viewing Notes:
20th November 9am to 1pm. 22nd November 9am to 6pm. Morning of sale.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/reemans

Two Day Royalty, Antiques & Fine Art Sale

by Reeman Dansie


778 lots | 713 with images

November 23, 2010

No. 8 Wyncolls Road

Severals Business Park

Colchester, CO4 9HU United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1206 754754

Fax: +44 (0)1206 754750

Email: enquiries@reemandansie.com

[ Royalty Memorabilia ]

Lot 1: [ Royalty Memorabilia ]

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Description: HRH Princess Louisa Duchess of Connaught and Strathearn - rare Royal silver gilt coronet made by Garrard & Co for Her Royal Highness for the coronation of King George V comprised of a silver gilt circlet of interspersed crosses and strawberry leaves (two missing), chased with jewels with Royal purple velvet cap with gold bullion tassel and white and black spotted ermine headband and white silk lining contained in its original Garrard & Co leather case with silk lining and sliding pad with ring handle and brass plaque engraved HRH The Duchess of Connaught Coronet (hallmarked London 1911) Princess Louisa was a German Princess born in Potsdam in 1860. She married Queen Victoria's youngest son Prince Arthur Duke of Connaught and Strathearn in 1879. Throughout their married life she accompanied her husband on many official duties in all parts of the Empire and was Viceregal Consort of Canada from 1911-1916. They lived at Bagshot Park, Surrey (currently the home of HRH Prince Edward, Duke of York) and Clarence House, London where the Duchess died prematurely at the age of 57 from influenza on 14th March 1917. She was the first member of the Royal family to be cremated and her ashes are interred at the Royal Burial Ground at Frogmore

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[ Royalty Memorabilia ]

Lot 2: [ Royalty Memorabilia ]

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Description: The Order of The Garter - rare Georgian embroidered silver bullion work breast star with eight rayed points with finely embroidered Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense motto to collar on red silk ground and red silk cross to centre, 16cm high, 15cm wide - displayed in red and blue velvet frame. Provenance: by family repute formerly the property of Queen Victoria's father HRH Prince Edward Duke of Kent who died January 1820 - sold with engraving of the Duke wearing his Garter Star

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[ Royalty Memorabilia ]

Lot 3: [ Royalty Memorabilia ]

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Description: HRH Edward Prince of Wales - Royal presentation silver cigarette case with engraved Prince of Wales feathers and E within Garter Collar by Clark, 53 Conduit Street - hallmarked London 1919, in original buckskin pouch with embossed Prince of Wales cipher Provenance: Given by the Prince of Wales to a Naval Officer serving on board HMS Renown which carried the Prince to his tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1920, 9cm x 7cm

Condition Report: Excellent original condition

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Lot 4: [ Royalty Memorabilia ]

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Description: HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester Cartier Royal presentation silver cigarette box of rectangular form with gold crowned H cipher within Garter Collar badge to lid, finely reeded decoration with hinged lid - engraved to lip Cartier, London (hallmarked London 1934), 11cm wide, 8cm deep, 1.75cm high

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Lot 5: [ Royalty Memorabilia ]

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Description: HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester - signed portrait photograph of His Royal Highness wearing a Hussar Colonel's uniform, signed and dated Henry Sept 5-Nov 22 1934, 29.5cm x 21cm

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