GREAT BRITAIN, THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER |
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
breast star, 1835, Cambridge No. 16, in pierced silver and blue enamel with applied central St George’s Cross in gold and red enamel, reverse with gold brooch-pin and a very finely-engraved backplate bearing central crowned GC monogram and ‘No. 16’ in the style of other Cambridge pieces, reading above and below RUNDELL BRIDGE & CO. / Jewellers / To their Majesties and all the Royal Family / The Gracious Gift of His Majesty , WILLIAM THE FOURTH 15th August 1835., red enamel restored, one ray tip broken and the reverse showing several old patches and repairs, a distinctly well-worn star
Given to Prince George of Cambridge on the day of his investiture as a Knight of the Garter, 15th August 1835, by his uncle King William IV. See also footnote to the preceding lot.