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

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

77

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

150,000 – 250,000

$171,750

£113,355

€132,248

European Trade

128

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

60,000 – 90,000

$147,750

£97,515

€113,768

US Trade

80

An Important Louis XV Silver-Gilt Ecuelle Paris, 1752

The bowl with Mark of Louis Vigne

70,000 – 100,000

$87,500

£57,750

€67,375

US Private

65

A silver ice bowl and ice spoon

Mark of Gorham MFG Co. Providence, 1870

15,000 – 25,000

$68,750

£45,375

€52,937

US Private

185

A Queen Anne silver-gilt sideboard dish

Mark of John Bache, London, 1702

50,000 – 80,000

$68,750

£45,375

€52,937

UK Trade

47

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

40,000 – 60,000

$65,000

£42,900

€50,050

European Trade

96

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

50,000 – 80,000

$62,500

£41,250

€48,125

US Private

181

A fine George I silver teapot

Mark of Francis Garthorne, London, 1723

25,000 – 35,000

$62,500

£41,250

€48,125

US Private

3

A German vari-colored gold and micro-mosaic snuffbox

Mark of Charles Colins Söhne, Hanau, circa 1830

30,000 – 50,000

$60,000

£39,600

€46,200

Anonymous

114

A set of four George IV silver covered vegetable dishes

Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1829 

50,000 – 80,000

$60,000

£39,600

€46,200

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.”

PRESS CONTACT: Rebecca Riegelhaupt  | +1 212 636 2680| rriegelhaupt@christies.com

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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