Lady Thatcher’s Armorial Footed Bowl
Extremely Rare One Off Blue Glass Armorial Footed Bowl Owned By & enamelled with The Late Lady Margaret Thatcher’s Coat Of Arms. Late 20th Century.
Amazing opportunity to acquire a unique piece of British Prime Ministerial History, Blue Glass Armorial footed vase, hand painted in gold leaf with Baronesses’s own Coat-Of-Arms.
Presented to the late Margaret Thatcher on her acceptance into the House of Lords in 1992.
The property of the Late Baroness Margaret Thatcher, purchased from the Margaret Thatcher Christies Sale December 2015, complete with Christies purchase receipts and auction tag etc.
Baroness (Margaret) Thatcher, a former research chemist and barrister, was elected Conservative MP for Finchley in 1959, holding the seat until her retirement from the House of Commons in 1992.
At the 1979 General Election she was elected Britain’s first female prime minister. She was prime minister for 11 years, leading the Conservatives to three general election victories, before resigning in 1990.
She was also Secretary of State for Education and Science from 1970-1974, becoming leader of the Conservative Party in 1975.
Baroness Thatcher became a member of the Lords in 1992. In the House of Lords, Baroness Thatcher mainly participated in debates on foreign affairs. In 1992, she spoke of her experiences as prime minister when arranging the joint declaration with China on the future of Hong Kong, and spoke on the European Communities (Amendment) Bill in 1993. In 1999, she contributed to the debate on the Scott Report, concerning allegations of UK arms dealing with Iraq. She made her last speech in the House of Lords later that year.
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