• 233 FOUR SILVER WHISTLES

One with indistinct maker’s marks, London, 1987, the body engraved: David; the second, Sterling silver, maker’s mark C.E.A., engraved on the body with the initial E.: the third, Sterling silver, maker’s mark C.E.A. engraved with the initial E., the fourth, Sterling Silver, numbered 744, engraved: Happy Anniversary 6-3-45.

 

SF 700 – 900

 

The date of 6th June, 1945, on the last whistle in this lot refers to the eighth wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. (4)

The Jewels of the Late Duchess of Windsor sold for the benefit of the Pasteur Institute, April 2-3, 1987, SOTHEBY’S Publications, New York, 1987. 

Days of Sale: Thursday 2nd, April 1987 at 21.00 hours; Friday 3rd, April 1987 at 16.30 hours. Hotel Beau-Rivage 13, Quai Due Mont-Blanc, Geneva

Sale Code: “WINDSOR”

 

Medium: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 91.44 cm x 91.44 cm (36” x 36”)

Date of creation: May, 2016