As anticipation grows for the upcoming jewellery sale, The Collection of Dr. Anne Shannon, we are delighted that The Jewellery Editor has given its readers a small preview of the 300-lot sale to be auctioned on 31st October 2018.
Written by Josie Goodbody, the article draws highlights from the seven sections within the collection emphasising the uniqueness of this single owner sale.
‘For more than half a century, since buying an unassuming piece of Georg Jensen silver jewellery (below), Dr Anne Shannon has accumulated an incredible collection of more than 300 pieces of jewellery dating from the late 19th century to the middle of the 21st century, many of which are British. Unusually the collector had an academic approach to craftmanship, as opposed to their intrinsic value, with an emphasis on the British Arts and Crafts and the Art Nouveau movements. Never before has such a collection of British and European jewellery appeared at auction in a single owner sale and many pieces are rare and from houses that no longer exist…’ read more.
View the full article here.