• 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 144

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT SMALL TRAY

    MARK OF JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT SMALL TRAY
    MARK OF JOHN HUGH LE SAGE, LONDON, 1740
    Oblong, the border heavily cast with rocaille, a mask and a dog, marked on reverse
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long; 5 oz. (161 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Works of Art from the Collection of the late Paul Wallraf, sold Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1983, lot 66
    Harvey and Gore, London, 26 June 1985
    Christie's, London, 12 June 2006, lot 124
    With Alastair Dickenson, London


    Literature

    H. Hayward, "Goldsmiths in Exile, Preview of the Grosvenor House Fair," Country Life, 6 June 1985, p. 1552, fig. 3


    Exhibited

    Grosvenor House Antiques Fair, London, 12-22 June 1985