Silver auction to set tongues wagging

Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 22nd June, 2018

A gilt aesthetic jug with goblets and tray is among a strong collection of sterling silver at Philips Auctions forthcoming sale from noon Sunday June 24 at 47 Glenferrie Road, Malvern.

With a catalogue estimate of $12,000-$14,000, the 1879 and 1882 set, complete with maker’s marks for Holland, Son & Slater of London and Birmingham’s Elkington & Co, features a straight-sided jug with a bamboo bracket handle and foliate mounts.

A magnificent George II sterling silver breadbasket made in 1744 in London with maker’s marks for Aymé Videau is another attraction.

Also prominent a fine 1903 silver gilt Regency style covered cup or wine cooler and an 1874 Victorian Cellini pattern sterling silver ewer with London maker’s mark for Stephen Smith.

Another temptation is the early 20th century Astro-Hungarian silver secession piece and the George III mid-18th century Irish sterling silver salver.

Monday night’s (June 25) jewellery auction from 6pm features a three-stone emerald and diamond dress ring, an art deco styled emerald and diamond pendant on chain and a large tanzanite and diamond set collier

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