13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 775
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 600
A COLLECTION OF SILVERWARE
MOSTLY LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
An embossed 3-piece afternoon tea set, 1891; a small silk lined jewel box, Birmingham, 1891; a gilt-lined escutcheon shaped box, import marks, Chester, 1903; an Art Nouveau design powder box, 1903; an engraved spectacles case, 1895; a Continental pen tray, import marks, Sheffield, 1896; a small trophy cup; and 7 various small bonbon dishes etc.
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Harry Williams-Bulkeley on everything from cutlery to candelabras and sourcing that show-stopping centrepiece
When the Atocha sank in a hurricane nearly 400 years ago, hopes of recovering its extraordinary cargo of treasure seemed lost