• 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 55

    A PAIR OF CHASE ARMORIAL SALTS

    CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHASE ARMORIAL SALTS
    CIRCA 1750
    The coats-of-arms on the tops and the sides decorated with a distinctive cell-diaper pattern
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide (2)


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    D.S. Howard, op. cit., p. 259 illustrates a Chase platter from the Bullivant collection and notes that the service was made for Sir Richard Chase, Sheriff of Essex in 1744, whose distant relative, also entitled to these arms, was Samuel Chase, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

    Provenance

    With Charles Perry, Atlanta.