• 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 60

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CHILD'S MUG

    MARK OF JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM, 1831

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CHILD'S MUG
    MARK OF JOSEPH WILLMORE, BIRMINGHAM, 1831
    Cylindrical, the body and handle formed as grapevine, marked under base
    2 7/8 in. (7 cm.) high; 5 oz. 10 dwt. (178 gr.)


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    A Joseph Willmore beaker of this design, of 1832, is illustrated in Vanessa Brett, The Sotheby's Directory of Silver, 1600-1940, 1986, p. 265, no. 1210.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Works of Art from the Collection of the late Paul Wallraf, sold Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1983, lot 67
    With Alastair Dickenson, London