Slice of Kate Middlton and Prince William's Wedding Cake Set On Auction

Slice of Kate Middlton and Prince William's Wedding Cake Set On Auction
Sat 27-09-2014

Royal memorabilia is sought after by collectors around the world, particularly those pieces associated with weddings.

An exiting new auction will offer collectors a unique opportunity to own a very special souvenir: a piece of the wedding cake from Kate and William's big day.

The cake is to be auctioned at Julien's auction house in Beverley Hills, California, as part of a special sale that will see a collection of the late Lady Diana Spencer's dresses go on sale alongside the wedding cake.

The cake comes in a presentation tin and is estimated to fetch between $1,000 and $2,000.

The cake was a bespoke creation, crafted by cake-maker Fiona Cairns. It took her five weeks to complete the confectionery masterpiece.

The elaborate gateau was covered in cream and white icing and decorated with 900 delicate sugar-paste flowers. The culinary masterpiece took centre-stage at the Buckingham Palace reception held in the picture gallery on the day of their wedding.

Kate gave Fiona detailed instructions for her to include 17 different blooms and foliage for their meaning or symbolism, known as the 'language of flowers'.

 

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