Lot 147

Previous image preload Next image preload


A Royal Wedding gift,
a sterling silver treasury inkstand presented by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to King Farouk of Egypt on his wedding, the lids engraved with King George and Queen Elizabeth cypher and King Farouk's cypher, the front of the stand engraved "From King George VI & Queen Elizabeth / 6th May 1951 30th Ragab 1370, the rectangular stand fitted with two hinged lids, one concealing two square crystal glass inkwells with silver lids (one inkwell chipped), swing handles to the sides and raised on short turned legs, made by Henry Hudson Plante, London 1950.

  • 3 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. (9.53 x 32.07 x 21.59 cm.); 3400 g. (109.31 troy oz.)

Accepted Forms of Payment:

American Express, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer


The auction house does not have a shipping department, and will not ship items won; however, there are local recommendations for which the contact information can be given. We will assist purchasers in organizing shipping.

REMOVAL OF GOODS: Purchases must be completed and items removed no later than three days after the last session.

ASSISTANCE IN REMOVAL OF GOODS: Maynards may provide assistance to the bidder with packing or removing goods from the auction floor once sold but we are not responsible for any damage which may occur during that time. Large pieces of furniture, rugs, sets of china and crystal, large paintings, etc. may only be removed at the end of that sale session. It is the responsibility of the buyer to bring sufficient wrapping material and boxes, etc. In the event of fire or theft of goods, however caused, Maynards' responsibility will be to the amount of the purchase price only. We are not responsible for the security of goods left after the removal deadline.

December 7, 2022 9:00 AM PST
Richmond, BC, CA

Maynards Fine Art & Antiques

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 23% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions

Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
CA$0 CA$199 CA$10
CA$200 CA$499 CA$20
CA$500 CA$999 CA$50
CA$1,000 CA$1,999 CA$100
CA$2,000 CA$4,999 CA$200
CA$5,000 CA$9,999 CA$500
CA$10,000 CA$19,999 CA$1,000
CA$20,000 CA$49,999 CA$2,000
CA$50,000 CA$99,999 CA$5,000
CA$100,000 CA$199,999 CA$10,000
CA$200,000 CA$499,999 CA$20,000
CA$500,000 CA$999,999 CA$50,000
CA$1,000,000 + CA$100,000