A silver gilt presentation key, in fitted case. The handhold of the key applied with a castellated shield, inscribed, above a coronet.
Jersey bequest, November 1993. Presented to Margaret, 7th Countess of Jersey
Marks and inscriptions
Inscribed 'Presented to the Countess of Jersey on the opening of the Featherstone Road New Boys School Southall, 31 July 1901 G E T Laurence ARIBA, Architect' and on the reverse 'Northwood Middlesex School Board John Paton, Esq. Chairman J R Harris, Esq. Vice Chairman' followed by hall marks. The case marked with the dealer's name 'Mappin Brothers 68 Cheapside, EC 220 Regent St W London'
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