• 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 85

    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT SHAVING POT**

    LONDON, 1822, MAKER'S MARK IR

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT SHAVING POT**
    LONDON, 1822, MAKER'S MARK IR
    Tapering cylindrical, with a threaded turned ivory handle, the front engraved with the Royal badge of George IV, marked on body and under cover
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high; 6 oz. 10 dwt. (207 gr.)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    With Alastair Dickenson, London