• 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 97

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF ALEXANDER JOHNSON, LONDON, 1762

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF ALEXANDER JOHNSON, LONDON, 1762
    Each on shaped circular base, the baluster stem, socket and nozzle with spiraling beads and foliage, the base and nozzle engraved with a crest, marked on bases and nozzles
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high; 53 oz. (1,652 gr.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 22 May 2008, lot 192
    With Alastair Dickenson, London