• The Collection of Benjamin F.  auction at Christies

    Sale 2388

    The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III

    26 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 399

    A GEORGE III BRASS SERPENTINE FIRE FENDER

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III BRASS SERPENTINE FIRE FENDER
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of scalloped form, pierced with neoclassical devices centered by a lyre, foliate scrolls and paired dragons
    54 in. (138 cm.) wide


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    A similar fender sold in the Casimir Collection, Christie's, South Kensington, 23 January 2008, lot 155.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, 1997.