• 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 388

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS

    DATED 1767

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III BRASS CANDLESTICKS
    DATED 1767
    Each curved drip pan above a squared trumpet-form and knopped stem, the square base with circular recess and engraved to each side 'ANTIENT OPERATIVE LODGE DUNDEE' and with date engraved in the corners, minor differences to nozzles, one drip pan possibly later, silver form
    8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    [Almost certainly] supplied to the Antient Operative Lodge, Dundee, Scotland, in 1767.
    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire.