• 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 153

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF GEORGE WICKES, LONDON, 1742

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF GEORGE WICKES, LONDON, 1742
    Each on shaped square base, with shell-and-leaf ornament, rising to a faceted knopped stem with shells at the shoulders and a campana-form socket, the detachable nozzle chased on reverse with leaves and fish scale, the bases engraved with a crest, marked under bases and on nozzles, also marked No. 2 25=7 and No. 4 25=5, the nozzles marked No. 1 and No. 2
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high; 49 oz. 10 dwt. (1,544 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 28 November 2006, lot 630
    With Alastair Dickenson, London