Silver & Objects of Vertu

We have a number of silver consultants at our disposal who have an extensive range of experience in the silver world. The department is led by ‘Nelson’, (Mark Nelson-Griffiths), who is a LAPADA member and the silver consultant for NASADA Fairs. We will advise, value and accept any silver items and ensure they are placed in the correct sale.


We include Objects of Vertu as well. This covers a whole range of items that are collectable and which may include portrait miniatures for which we have our own specialist, and any small unusual item for which we will give an estimate or ask someone who will know.

Our Specialist

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Please contact Nelson at The Rostrum who will be pleased to help. For contact info click here.

Department Examples

Massive Silver Flagon.
6487g. Edinburgh 1883,
Marshall and Sons

A massive highly embossed flagon. The lid carries a lion and heraldic shield finial, the body of the flagon on a raised base depicts battle scenes on horseback..
Sold For £18,104

Norwich Silver Trefid Spoon. 67 g. Elizabeth Haselwood, Norwich c.1687

Carries makers mark only. Very crisp and clear. Also carries a French Duty mark indicating that this spoon would have travelled with the owner abroad ande the duty mark indicates that a tax on the item had been paid. The swan duty mark was effective from 1864-1893. Further owners(?) prick engraving ro terminal 'R.C. 1687'..
Sold For £7936

Unusual and Rare Silver Pepper Grinder. 386 g. French c.1900

French Mercury mark to base. Winged Cherubs atop and forming the grinding mechanism. Body with swags and garlands and engine turned finish. Standing on 3 hoofed feet.
Sold For £719