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Research at the Tiffany Archive in 2021 has found the original order for this piece in the Silver Manufacturing Ledger. Priced at $10 for making and $14 for etching, it was commissioned by the Prince of Wales.

The owners in north Wales have no idea how it came to be in the family collection but it comes for sale as part of the Selections & Collections at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on November 19 with a guide of £1800-2500.