The Silver department holds quarterly which include antique and modern items, flatware, foreign, Scottish and Irish silver, objects of vertu and private collections. The department holds a number of records for highest prices, including a Victorian silver 'castle-top' card case of Dublin Post Office for £9,800, which was part of the Arthur Holder Collection of Silver and Objects of Vertu. Recent highlights also include a Victorian silver centrepiece presented by the King of Netherlands, which was sold for £36,000 to an overseas museum. The October 30th 2018 Fine Silver sale included Early Spoons from the David Constable Collection, a highlight being the Barncleuch spoon, by George Glenhorne, Edinburgh, circa 1653-5, estimate £20,000-30,000.
Please contact the department to discuss consigning any items, whether collections or single lots.
Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu 30th October 2018
Silver and Objects of Vertu 22nd & 23rd January 2019 - closing date for entries 30th November 2018