ranks high on the list of “Things that sell well at Anthemion Auctions”, so we’re always happy to see it come in for sale. Not many people use it for everyday any more, which is kind of sad, so we come across a lot of it. We’re lucky in that we see some great pieces come in for sale, which range from the simple yet sleek, the ornate and truly beautiful to the quirky and unusual, like these guys:

And sometimes the beautiful can surprise us with how well it does at auction, like this centrepiece:

Sold for £13,500
A magnificent George V silver table centrepiece
, of dished oval form with a wave and leaf border and pierced body held aloft by rams head monopodia with hairy hoof feet, joined together by swags, London, 1912, Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd, 52cm long x 35cm wide x 28cm high approximately 8,710 grams

Here’s a small selection of some of the silver we’ll have in our next Fine Art Sale, once non-essential retail is allowed to re-open.