• 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 129

    A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE STAND

    MARK OF ROBERT ABERCROMBY, LONDON, 1740

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE STAND
    MARK OF ROBERT ABERCROMBY, LONDON, 1740
    Shaped triangular, on three paw feet, with scroll and rocaille border, the field with a flat-chased border and an engraved lozenge-of-arms, marked on reverse, also with scratch weight 28*4
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) long; 27 oz. 10 dwt. (858 gr.)


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    The arms are those of King as granted to Peter, 1st Baron King (1669-1734) for an heiress of the King family.

    Provenance

    The Victoria Nebecker Coberly Family Trust, sold Christie's, New York, 11 April 1995, lot 379
    Christie's, London, 1 December 2005, lot 452
    With Alastair Dickenson, London