• 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 136

    A GEORGE II SILVER AND GLASS WARWICK CRUET

    MARK OF SAMUEL WOOD, LONDON, THE STAND 1746, THE THREE CASTERS 1744

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER AND GLASS WARWICK CRUET
    MARK OF SAMUEL WOOD, LONDON, THE STAND 1746, THE THREE CASTERS 1744
    Of typical cinquefoil form, on three scroll and shell feet, with central handle, the applied rococo cartouche engraved with a coat-of-arms, the frame set with silver sugar, pepper and mustard casters and a pair of glass cruet bottles, each with silver cap, the casters engraved with a coat-of-arms, the bottle caps engraved with a crest, marked under frame, on handle, on caster bases and covers, the silver bottle caps apparently unmarked
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) high; 51 oz. 10 dwt. (1,613 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With S.J. Shrubsole, New York