• 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 169

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1752

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF JOHN JACOB, LONDON, 1752
    Circular, with Vitruvian scroll openwork border on three openwork bracket feet, the field flat-chased with fishscale and rocaille, the center engraved with a lozenge-of-arms within a rococo cartouche featuring birds, marked on reverse
    12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) diameter; 36 oz. (1,121 gr.)


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    The arms are those of Packington impaled by another, probably Redman.

    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 12 December 2007, lot 39
    With Alastair Dickenson, London