• 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 114

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS

    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN II, LONDON, 1754; THE NOZZLES MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL, LONDON, 1869

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS
    MARK OF EDWARD WAKELIN II, LONDON, 1754; THE NOZZLES MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL, LONDON, 1869
    Each on elaborately cast triangular swirling base, rising to a baluster stem of spiraling rococo floral decoration with vase-shaped sockets, with conforming removable nozzles, each marked on foot and nozzle, the bases also marked No. 1 49"2; No. 2 49"15; No. 3 48"13; No. 4 51=4
    12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high; 196 oz. 10 dwt. (6,118 gr.) (4)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 14 June 2005, lot 184
    With Alastair Dickenson, London