• 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 159

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF JOHN JACOB II, LONDON, 1738

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF JOHN JACOB II, LONDON, 1738
    Each set on shaped square base raised on four scroll-form feet between stiff-leaf borders, the faceted baluster stem flat-chased alternately with shield and helmet, the shoulder surmounted by shells, with baluster socket with scrolls and rocaille, engraved with a crest and coat-of-arms on base, marked under bases
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high; 64 oz. (2,001 gr.) (2)


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    The arms are those of Sharp with another in pretence.

    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 5 October 1983, lot 180 (with later branches)
    With Brand Inglis
    The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi, sold Christie's, London, 12 December 2007, lot 42
    With Alastair Dickenson, London