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Publications

  • The Shield of Achilles

    Published 2019 View the Catalogue

    Examining one of the most important objects in silver-gilt from the nineteenth century. Made in London, 1823 by Phillip Rundell of Rundell, Bridge & Rundell it is amongst the great masterpieces of art history.

    The Shield of Achilles
  • The Lequesne Coffee Pot

    Published 2019 View the Catalogue

    A fascinating journey into the story of one of the most iconic pieces of English Rococo silver. Made by the great master Paul de Lamerie for an exceptional patron in 1738, the Lequesne Coffee Pot represents an insight into one of the most interesting periods of English political and social history.

    The Lequesne Coffee Pot
  • Antique Silver: Modern Times

    published 2017 View the Catalogue

    A showcase of the wealth of knowledge and exceptional pieces established since our 2015 Paul Storr exhibition.

    Antique Silver: Modern Times
  • Art in Industry: The Silver of Paul Storr

    published 2015

    The first book devoted to Paul Storr since N.M. Penzer – covering the entire working life of Storr and complimentary to our Paul Storr exhibition, October 2015.

    Art in Industry: The Silver of Paul Storr
  • Timeless Masterpieces in the Digital Age

    published 2014 View the Catalogue

    We know that exciting objects such as these stand out as works of art on grounds of quality, art-historical significance, and historical importance – enjoy this curated selection of works in our current collection.

    Timeless Masterpieces in the Digital Age
  • Gilt-Edged Splendour / Masterpieces in Silver Gilt

    published 2013 View the Catalogue

    Since ancient times gilding has enhanced silver objects – discover how silversmiths through the ages have approached the application of gold finish to silver.

    Gilt-Edged Splendour / Masterpieces in Silver Gilt
  • Regency Silver

    published 2012 View the Catalogue

    When the masterpieces of the Regency period shown here were made, they were innovative both in style and technique. They still have the power to delight and amaze us with their imagination and superb craftsmanship.

    Regency Silver
  • Rococo Silver

    published 2011 View the Catalogue

    Here we present some of the finest works created by the artists of the English rococo, continuing Koopman Rare Art’s tradition of innovation combined with the latest scholarship.

    Rococo Silver
  • The Classical Ideal
    English Silver, 1760-1840

    published 2010

    Bringing together a wealth of pieces in the neo-classical style – the accompanying publication to the first ever exhibition devoted to English neo-classical silver.

    The Classical Ideal<br /><small>English Silver, 1760-1840</small>
  • Everlasting Treasures
    Catalogue of English & Continental Silver and Silver-Gilt

    published 2009

    The world has changed, though, the great treasures of yesterday, today and tomorrow will remain great and continue to be sought after.

    Everlasting Treasures<br /><small>Catalogue of English & Continental Silver and Silver-Gilt</small>
  • Triumphs of the Silversmith's Art
    Catalogue of English & Continental Silver

    published 2008

    A showcase of classic, high-quality silver featuring pieces of truly iconic standing; quite possibly the greatest example of silver of their time.

    Triumphs of the Silversmith's Art<br /><small>Catalogue of English & Continental Silver</small>
  • Royal Goldsmiths: The Art of Rundell & Bridge

    published 2005

    The first publication devoted to the Royal Goldsmiths, Rundell & Bridge – presenting a wealth of gold and silver objects, jewellery, snuff boxes, watches, medals, and other decorative pieces.
     

    Royal Goldsmiths: The Art of Rundell & Bridge