• 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 143

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT FLASK

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT FLASK
    CIRCA 1750
    Of pilgrim flask form, deeply chased with Chinese figures amidst scrolls and flowers, with threaded cap and ring finial, apparently unmarked
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high; 2 oz. 10 dwt. (93 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Alastair Dickenson, London


    Literature

    Robin Butler, The Albert Collection: Five Hundred Years of British and American Silver, 2004, fig. 660. p. 319