A Royal Italian embroidered and Trapani coral casket presented to Queen Margherita, Queen of Italy (1851-1926) to commemorate her silver wedding anniversary<br>Rome, 1893
Lot 1296Y
A Royal Italian embroidered and Trapani coral casket presented to Margherita, Queen of Italy (1851-1926) to commemorate her silver wedding anniversary
Rome, 1893
US$ 7,000 - 10,000
£4,200 - 6,000
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A Royal Italian embroidered and Trapani coral casket presented to Margherita, Queen of Italy (1851-1926) to commemorate her silver wedding anniversary
Rome, 1893
The cloth of gold ground worked with coral Trapani beadwork incorporating the Savoy arms to the front, with monogram UM, to the hinged lid and the inscription inside the lid reading A UMBERTO E MARGHERITA DI SAVOIA XXII APRILE MDCCCXCIII ROMA, with a further inscription inside the lid reading Alla Prima Regina d'Italia La Scuola Professionale Femminile Margherita Savoia, Roma XXII Aprile MDCCCXCIII.
height 8in (20cm); length 17in (43cm); depth 9in (23cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Margherita, Queen of Italy (1851-1926)
    The Collection of S.A.R. La Principessa Reale Maria Gabriella Di Savoia, sold Christie's, London, June 27, 2007, lot 251.
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