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    Edward VIII Crystal Coronation Covered Compote

    In clear crystal, the circular bowl with scroll handles, a baluster stem on a square plinth, the bowl etched on one side:
    Birth June 23rd 1894
    By Earth, Sea or Air
    Our King Leads the Way
    As Friend of His People
    They Crown Him Today


    And on the other:
    Accession January 20, 1936
    The Coronation of Edward VIII
    King Emperor
    May 12, 1937


    On a base etched on each side For England Or Scotland, For Ireland Or Wales, the domed cover etched with the crowns and names of the eight previous British monarchs named Edward beginning with Edward I 272 and ending with Edward VII 1901-11 in. high

    Provenance:
    Purchased from Antiquaires du Louvre, Paris


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
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