Victorian Mahogany and Marquetry Presentation Pedestal

c. 1880

the square hinged top enclosing a lined compartment, front with sterling silver shield plaque, inscribed ‘Her Royal Highness Princess Christian, Princess of Great Britain & Ireland, First President of the Royal British Nurses Association 1887’

height 115 cm
The Royal British Nurses Association was founded in December 1887, by Dr. Bedford Fenwick, and his wife, Ethel Gordon Fenwick. The RBNA was the first professional organisation for nurses in the world
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $600 Incl BP
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