QUEEN MARGHERITA OF ITALY Plate Warmer Silver Plate Christofle
A superb silver plate warmer. from CHRISTOFLE. Pierced quatrefoils. Central crowned monogram of QUEEN MARGHERITA OF SAVOY, ITALY.
She married Crown Prince Umberto in 1868 and became Queen whe he suceeded to the throne in 1878.
Measures approx 9 Inches across.
Legend has it that the Margherita Pizza was named for a visit of King Umberto and Queen Margherita. The colours of the flag, red white and green representing tomato ,cheese and basil.