Objects of Vertu

Objects of Vertu

A Magnificent Victorian 18ct gold Racing Trophy Centrepiece: The 1877 Ascot Gold...

Hammer Price: £110,000


Objects of Vertu and Selected Silver feature in our quarterly Jewellery and Watch auctions. Objects of Vertu are decorative works of art, luxury items and practical pieces. They generally comprise small objects, made of gold or precious metals, and perhaps incorporating hardstones, gemstones, micromosaics, enamel, porcelain and miniatures. Examples include bonbonnières, boxes, cases etc in gold or precious metals, cane/parasol handles, desk seals, enamelled wares, etuis, minaudières and vanity cases, musical boxes, perfume/scent bottles, pomanders, snuff boxes and spyglasses.

Selected silver includes items such as aide memoires, bookmarks, caddy spoons, card cases, cigarette/cigar cases, cigar cutters, compacts, enamelled boxes, masonic items, menu holders, nutmeg graters, pens/pencils, pin cushions, purses, rattles, seals, snuff boxes, sewing related items, sovereign cases, toothpick cases, toys/miniatures, vinaigrettes and whistles. It also includes early spoons, apostle and mote spoons, collectors’ spoons, marrow scoops, Irish, Scottish and Provincial silver, wine-related silver wares and 20th century designer silver wares.

10 September 2024

Jewellery, Silver and Objects of Vertu

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26 November 2024

Jewellery, Silver and Objects of Vertu

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19 March 2025

Watches, Silver and Objects of Vertu

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11 June 2024

Jewellery, Watches, Silver and Objects of Vertu

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12 March 2024

Jewellery, Watches, Silver & Objects of Vertu

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28 November 2023

Jewellery, Watches, Silver and Objects of Vertu

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Frances Noble

Head of Jewellery Department

Michael Welch


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