• 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 373

    AN ENGLISH OLIVE-GREEN GLASS DATED WINE BOTTLE

    DATED 1714

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ENGLISH OLIVE-GREEN GLASS DATED WINE BOTTLE
    DATED 1714
    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.

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