• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II BELL METAL TAPERSTICKS

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II BELL METAL TAPERSTICKS
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1760
    Together with a William and Mary brass candlestick and Queen Anne brass taperstick
    Heights from 4 in. to 5½ in. (4)


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    The queen anne taper stick of hugenot form. The William and Mary example possibly Spanish.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The George II pair:
    Sold, Sotheby's, London, June 23, 1988, lot 369
    The Queen Ann taperstick:
    Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF BENJAMIN F. EDWARDS III