Prestigious names of silversmiths from the United Kingdom, Europe and around the world that are sought after by collectors are regularly successfully sold, including Paul de Lamerie, Paul Crespin, Paul Storr, Oomersi Mawji, Wang Hing, Zahroon, Ja’far, Garrard & Co, Barnard, and Elkington & Co.
Recently we successfully brought to market a significant single owner sale of The Stuart Collection, delivering a 100% sold sale. The collection consisted of of non-European silver, an area Chiswick Auctions has become a noted and leading specialist. The department’s recent steady growth in this market has been partnered by unparalleled knowledge in this area, based firmly on the expertise of our specialist staff.
Ojects of vertu are smaller items and bijouterie and these form an important section of our sales they include items such as bodkins, novelties, vinaigrettes, enamels, and snuff boxes of all kinds ranging from 18th century gold Paris or Swiss examples to Fabergé objet d'art.
Selections of notable results from recent sales include a late 19th century Anglo–Indian unmarked silver claret jug or ewer, Cutch circa 1870, sold for £10,625; a very rare George II Irish provincial silver bowl, Clonmel circa 1750 by Hercules Morgan, sold for £4,500; a fine late 19th century Anglo – Indian silver teapot, Cutch, Bhuj circa 1880 by Oomersi Mawji, sold for £9,375; an exceptional late 17th / early 18th century Chinese silver gilt tea bowl circa 1700, with Queen Anne Britannia standard handles, London 1705 by David Willaume I, sold for £18,750; and a rare Charles II East Anglian provincial sterling silver spoon, Norwich dated 1676 by Arthur Haslewood II, sold for £4,750.
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