• 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 184

    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER KETTLE-ON-STAND**

    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME, LONDON, CIRCA 1710

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    A QUEEN ANNE SILVER KETTLE-ON-STAND**
    MARK OF DAVID WILLAUME, LONDON, CIRCA 1710
    The pot pear shaped, with ivory handle and finial, the openwork circular stand with three feet with ivory terminals and turned ivory handle, engraved on pot with a later coat-of-arms, the pot, cover, stand and burner also engraved with a crest, marked under base of kettle with maker's mark four times and on frame, the frame with Britannia and town mark only, the burner apparently unmarked, with scratchweights 17-4 and 10-11
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high; 29 oz. (913 gr.) gross weight without handle


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