Margot Fonteyn: An autographed pair of pink satin ballet shoes worn by Margot Fonteyn, made by Frederick Freed, London, Qty
Lot 6
Margot Fonteyn: An autographed pair of pink satin ballet shoes worn by Margot Fonteyn,
made by Frederick Freed, London, Qty
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,000 - 2,700

Lot Details
Margot Fonteyn: An autographed pair of pink satin ballet shoes worn by Margot Fonteyn,
made by Frederick Freed, London,
both soles stamped with manufacturer's details and size 3 1/2, both signed in blue inks on the point, accompanied by a dried carnation from a Rudolf Nureyev costume, signed photographs of Svetlana Beriosova, John Gilpin and Jelko Yuresha, and four publicity photographs of the Royal Opera House and the company's wardrobe mistress (Qty)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Given to the vendor by her mother, who worked with the Royal Ballet as a wardrobe mistress. During this time she became friends with many of the well known dancers including Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev. Consequently, Margot Fonteyn kindly signed these ballet shoes for her as a 'thank you' and the dried flower was given to her by Rudolf Nureyev.
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