• 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 386

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS

    CIRCA 1760

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS
    CIRCA 1760
    Each with squared foliate drip pan and squared trumpet stem, with swirling gadrooned base and raised square stepped foot, large loss to one drip pan, the drip pans removable, silver form
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (2)


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    A silver version at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London is illustrated in R. Edwards, ed., The Dictionary of English Furniture, rev. edn., 1954, vol. I, p. 345, fig. 34.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.