• 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 138

    A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET WITH CASE

    MARK OF SAMUEL HERBERT & CO., LONDON, 1751

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER TEA CADDY SET WITH CASE
    MARK OF SAMUEL HERBERT & CO., LONDON, 1751
    Comprising a pair of tea caddies and a covered sugar bowl, each pyriform, with domed cover with bird-form finial chased with flowers and scrolls in the manner of Samuel Taylor, the tea caddies engraved with crest, marked under bases and cover of bowl, the fitted shagreen case with silvered mounts
    The caddies 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high; 27 oz. (853 gr.) (3)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 7 November 1996, lot 164