• 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 139

    A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME II, LONDON, 1743

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME II, LONDON, 1743
    In the Continental taste, of baluster form, on three lion's-mask feet, the body with ogee fluting and scroll spout, domed cover with bud finial, the cover engraved with a crest, marked on body, under base and cover
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high; 44 oz. (1,371 gr.) gross weight


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    A coffee pot of similar form by Willaume was sold Christie's, London, 12 July 1989, lot 179. Another of similar form, by Daniel Piers, was sold Christie's, London, 18 March 1970, lot 109, and is illustrated in M. Clayton, The Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver, 1985, p. 148, no. 3.

    Provenance

    The Oakwood Collection, sold Christie's, London, 10 June 2008, lot 61
    With Alastair Dickenson, London