RESULTS: Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

New York

Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

 New York, 19 October 2012, Sale #2591

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

218 lots sold

Total: $4,505,775/£2,793,580/€3,424,389

  93% sold by lot

234 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / €0.72=$1

98% sold by value

Lot  

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

214

An Important Set Of Four George II Silver Two-Light Candelabra, Mark Of George Wickes, London, 1733

200,000 – 300,000

$290,500

£180,110

€220,780

Anonymous

93

A Pair Of George III Silver Four-Light Candelabra, One Mark Of Digby Scott And Benjamin Smith, London, 1806, One Mark Of Benjamin Smith, London, 1807

180,000 – 240,000

$206,500

£128,030

€156,940

Anonymous

50

A Magnificent Swiss Gold, Ruby, Diamond, And Enamel Zarf, Geneva, Circa 1840

150,000 – 200,000

$194,500

£120,590

€147,820

Anonymous

225

A Fine George II Silver Salver With Royal Arms Mark Of John Edwards, London, 1730

120,000 – 180,000

$158,500

£98,270

€120,460

Anonymous

77

A Set Of Three George V Silver-Gilt Garniture Flasks Presented To Edward, Prince Of Wales Mark Of Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., London, 1908-17

80,000 – 120,000

$122,500

£75,950

€93,100

European Private

117

A Magnificent Regency And Later Silver Table Service Mark Of Paul Storr, London, 1812-1821, With Some Additions

120,000 – 180,000

$116,500

£72,230

€88,540

US Designer

73

A German Silver-Gilt Drinking Vessel in the Form of a Horse. Mark of Christoph Mueller, Breslau, circa 1700

30,000 - 50,000

$110,500

£68,510

€83,980

SJ Phillips Ltd.

99

A Regency Silver Seven-Light Centerpiece Candelabrum Mark Of Paul Storr, London, 1817

60,000 – 90,000

$98,500

£61,070

€74,860

Koopman Rare Art

135

An Important Regency Silver Presentation Tea Tray Mark Of Paul Storr, London, 1818

80,000 – 120,000

$80,500

£49,910

€61,180

South East

Asian Private

23

A Set of Twenty-Five Danish Silver Dinner Plates, Designed by Johan Rohde

Mark of Georg Jensen, Copenhagen, 1945-77

30,000 - 50,000

$74,500

£46,190

€56,620

US Private

             

 

Jennifer Pitman, Head of Sale, Silver Department, commented: “This was one of the strongest various owner silver sales in recent years.  The broad and healthy market for silver was evident at all price levels as we continue to see growth from a broad cross section of buyers and increased buying from Asia.  We look forward to the next Silver sale during Americana Week on January 24, 2013.”

PRESS CONTACT: Sung-Hee Park  | 212 636 2680 | spark@christies.com

Next Sale: New York, 24 January 2013

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