Silver & Objects of Vertu

Christie’s offers masterpieces of English and Continental silver from the late medieval period through to the 19th century, as well as important American silver which is sold in New York. Auctions are held at regular intervals throughout the year in Christie’s salerooms worldwide. Silver is also offered in the Interiors sales at Christie’s South Kensington, London and is frequently a feature of private collection sales in London, Paris and New York.


Silver auctions often include Objects of Vertu, small personal accessories such as snuff boxes, seals, necessaires, and scent flasks. Typically dating to the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, these items are made in precious materials such as gold, enamel, hardstones and gems.


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