• 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 69

    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT SALVER

    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH II, LONDON, 1827

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT SALVER
    MARK OF BENJAMIN SMITH II, LONDON, 1827
    Shaped circular, the border heavily cast with horses amid acanthus leaves, with three similarly decorated openwork feet, the field engraved with Royal badge of George IV, with wood backing, marked on field and border
    20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) diameter


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    With M.S. Rau, New Orleans