Lot 23
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GREAT BRITAIN, THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER |

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
18,750 GBP
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Description

a Garter in blue silk, velvet, gold wire and 22 carat gold, by John James Edington, 1830-31, of excellent workmanship, with finely-engraved applied gold letters of the motto of the Order HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, gold tip and buckle ends both elaborately decorated with foliage, exotic birds and a Classical bust, weight 110g all in, fully hallmarked including the ‘sun in splendour’ mark as used for 22 carat gold, c.1816-44, good extremely fine condition

Catalogue Note

Made for Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge, for wear at the Coronation of his brother, King William IV. 
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