• 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 190

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    DUBLIN, CIRCA 1735

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II IRISH SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    DUBLIN, CIRCA 1735
    Each on canted square foot, the octagonally faceted trumpet stem with circular socket, the base engraved with a crest and Baron's coronet, marked on bases and sockets, the maker's mark obscured, with scratch weights 24-2 and 22-7
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high; 44 oz. 10 dwt. (1,389 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 20 April 2001, lot 317
    With Alastair Dickenson, London