The next sale will be Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu - 16th April 2019 - entries now closed.
The sale will include a rare set of ten James I silver Apostle spoons, by Daniel Cary, London 1607, known as The Mambury Set of Apostle Spoons. estimate £40,000-£60,000.
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. Highlights from the the October 30th 2018 Fine Silver sale included a silver and enamel tea set by Fred Rich, which sold for £13,000 and a vase by the same maker for £11,000. From the collections of early spoons, one highlight was a Henry VIII silver Lion Sejant affronté spoon, by William Simpson, London 1530, which sold for £9,000.
Please contact the department to discuss consigning any items, whether collections or single lots.
Fine Silver and Objects of Vertu - 16th April 2019
Silver and Objects of Vertu - 16th/17th July 2019 - Entries now being accepted