A piece of Princess Diana’s wedding cake is being auctioned
A bit of cake from the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981 might be auctioned. The piece weighs about 28 ounces and, in line with Dominic Winter Auctioneers, got here from one of many 23 desserts made for the royal marriage ceremony. It exhibits a coat of arms coloured in gold, pink, blue and silver, a silver horseshoe and leaf spray in addition to white ornamental glazes.
The piece of cake was given to Moyra Smith, who labored for the Queen Mom at Clarence Home, the auctioneer stated, including that it seemed to be from one of many desserts despatched to the employees.
The 40-year-old disc, wrapped in plastic wrap in an previous cake pan, was offered to Dominic Winter Auctioneers in 2008 on behalf of Smith’s household.
The auctioneer stated it “seems to be in precisely the identical good situation as when it was initially offered, however we don’t advocate consuming it.”
The record additionally consists of printed packages for ceremonies and providers for the marriage, which had an estimated tv viewers of greater than 700 million folks worldwide. It additionally features a Memorial Royal Wedding Breakfast program.
The public sale will happen on August eleventh. The piece of cake is predicted to value not less than £ 200 or $ 278.
That announcement comes simply months after Princess Diana’s sons agreed to borrow their marriage ceremony gown for public show at Kensington Palace. A automotive that Prince Charles gave to Princess Diana as an engagement reward was additionally not too long ago auctioned and offered for greater than £ 52,000 ($ 72,000).