RESULTS: Important English, Continental and American Silver

New York

160 lots sold

Total: $2,924,625/£1,930,253/€2,251,961

    86% sold by lot

185 lots offered

£0.66= $1 / € 0.77=$1

 91% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



An important pair of German silver soup tureens and stands mark of Gottfried Bartermann, Augsburg, 1757-1759

150,000 – 250,000




European Trade


A set of twenty-four regency silver dinner plates from the Onslow service mark of Paul Storr, London, 1812

60,000 – 90,000




US Trade


An Important Louis XV Silver-Gilt Ecuelle Paris, 1752

The bowl with Mark of Louis Vigne

70,000 – 100,000




US Private


A silver ice bowl and ice spoon

Mark of Gorham MFG Co. Providence, 1870

15,000 – 25,000




US Private


A Queen Anne silver-gilt sideboard dish

Mark of John Bache, London, 1702

50,000 – 80,000




UK Trade


A Danish silver soup tureen and cover, designed by Georg Jensen. Mark of Georg Jensen, Copenhagen, 1945-77

40,000 – 60,000




European Trade


An extensive Elizabeth II parcel-gilt silver table service Mark of C. J. Vander, London, the knives Sheffield, 1954-96

50,000 – 80,000




US Private


A fine George I silver teapot

Mark of Francis Garthorne, London, 1723

25,000 – 35,000




US Private


A German vari-colored gold and micro-mosaic snuffbox

Mark of Charles Colins Söhne, Hanau, circa 1830

30,000 – 50,000






A set of four George IV silver covered vegetable dishes

Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1829 

50,000 – 80,000




UK Trade



Jennifer Pittman, Head of Sale, Silver, remarked: “We are very pleased with the results achieved by the Spring Important Silver sale. The strong sell through rates, 86% by lot and 91% by value, are demonstrative of the continuous growth of important silver within the international marketplace. The sale saw competitive bidding across categories, but we were particularly pleased with the level of demand for 18th and 19th century European silver.”

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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