• 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 218

    A GROUP OF FOUR BRASS CANDLESTICKS

    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF FOUR BRASS CANDLESTICKS
    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Including one Queen Anne, circa 1705, of Huguenot form with foliate panels, a Queen Anne by Skinner's Company, circa 1710, and two William and Mary, circa 1690, one impressed 'I.B' and possibly French, the other paktong with paneled nozzle and raised molded base, silver forms
    The largest 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high (4)


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    A pair of candlesticks signed by Skinner's and of the same form as this example is illustrated in R. Gentle, English Domestic Brass, p. 115, pl. 21 and 21A.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The foliate paneled example and larger William and Mary example: With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.