• 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 108

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER TAPER STICKS

    MARK OF JOHN CAFE, LONDON, 1753

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER TAPER STICKS
    MARK OF JOHN CAFE, LONDON, 1753
    Each on a shaped square base with shell-form corners, rising to a similarly decorated knopped baluster stem, each base engraved with a crest, with removable nozzle, each marked under base
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high; 11 oz. (350 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    The Oakwood Collection, sold Christie's, London, 10 June 2008, lot 50
    With Alastair Dickenson, London