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Bonbonnière with a view of Balmoral Castle


RCIN 40490

This box was given to Queen Mary for her birthday in 1934 by Sir Philip Sassoon. The Princess of Wales (later Queen Mary) much admired this first example of a Fabergé box featuring a royal residence. The box has enamelled views of Balmoral Castle on one side and Windsor Castle on the other.

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