• 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 109

    A GEORGE III SILVER BELL

    LONDON, 1761

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER BELL
    LONDON, 1761
    Of typical form, with ogee fluting on bell and part fluting on handle, the bell engraved with crest and garter motto, marked on bell and clapper, maker's mark obscured
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; 7 oz. (231 gr.)


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    The crest is that of Betts.

    Provenance

    With Hobart House, Haddam, Connecticut, November 1988
    Charles L. Poor Collection, sold Sotheby's, New York, 26 October 2005, lot 30
    With Alastair Dickenson, London