26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 4,375
AN ENGLISH OLIVE-GREEN GLASS DATED WINE BOTTLE
Of mallet-form with string rim and kick-in base, the side applied with a molded circular seal inscribed, Edwards/Benjn & Han:/nah 1714
7 in. (17.8 cm.) high
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It is possible that the inscription on the present lot relates to a prominent sea captain and later merchant named Benjamin Edwards (1685-1751). On the 10th of December 1706, he married Hannah Harrod (1687-1728) of Boston.
This lot is offered without reserve.