• 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 208

    A GROUP OF GEORGIAN TOY SILVER

    18TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF GEORGIAN TOY SILVER
    18TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Scottish baluster-form mug with scroll handle, Edinburgh, marked on body; a gill measure, London, 1759, maker's mark B?M, tapering cylindrical, with bead-molded rim, engraved with a crest and a Duke's coronet, the base engraved 1/2 Gill Wine, marked under base; and a sauceboat, circa 1735, oval, on three hoof feet, with scalloped border and scroll handle, apparently unmarked
    The largest (gill measure) 1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high; 3 oz. (98 gr.) total weight (3)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Contents of Ivy Lodge, Rosemont, Pennsylvania: Property from the Estate of Constance A. Jones, sold Sotheby's, 10 September 1988, lot 24 (part)


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the mug is marked for Exeter not Edinburgh.