• 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 174

    A GEORGE II SILVER BOWL

    MARK OF PETER ARCHAMBO, LONDON, CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER BOWL
    MARK OF PETER ARCHAMBO, LONDON, CIRCA 1745
    Flaring circular, on circular foot with cast shell and scroll decoration, the flaring scalloped border chased inside and out with rococo banding with trellis and shell motifs, engraved with a lozenge-of-arms, marked under base with maker's mark only, possibly transposed marks
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) diameter; 10 oz. 10 dwt. (336 gr.)


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    The arms are those of Burdett in a lozenge, possibly for Lady Sarah Burdett (d. 1812), widow of Sir Charles Burdett 4th Bt. (1728-1803), her second husband.

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1998, lot 219
    With Alastair Dickenson, London