• 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 65

    A GEORGE IV SILVER CAKE BASKET

    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH II, LONDON, 1824

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER CAKE BASKET
    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH II, LONDON, 1824
    Oval, the pierced openwork border with a classical frieze of bacchic panthers, masks and cornucopiae amidst scrolling grapevine, with hinged handle, marked on base and handle
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) long; 56 oz. 10 dwt. (1,765 gr.)


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    Provenance

    With Britannia House, Pennsylvania