duke of wellington

Since 2002, I've managed the sale of ten out of the twelve highest priced artefacts belonging to Nelson including the undisclosed record price for his gold pocket watch. Here are some highlights of those and other memorable sales and exhibitions I've been involved with.

Battle of Waterloo Prize Money Silver Tray »

FINE AND RARE GEORGE III TWO HANDLED SILVER PRESENTATION TRAY BY WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON 1816. plain with gadroon edge and leaf capped gadroon handles, centre engraved with presentation inscription: PRESENTED by the OFFICERS of the KING’S DRAGOON GUARDS to Edmund Hopkinson Esqr in Testimony of their esteem Dimensions: 580mm x 370mm / 23 1/2″ x […]

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Wellington’s Commanding Engineer in the Peninsula Wars »

A large George III oval silver salver, plain with double beaded border standing on four bracket feet, centre engraved with the family crest of Jones for General Sir John Thomas Jones (1783-1843). By John Scofield, London 1780. Dimensions approx: 18 x 14 inches / 4575 x 1015 mm ¬£4950 This silver tray belonged to Sir […]

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FIRST OFFICIAL SKETCH OF THE FIELD OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO »

FIRST OFFICIAL SKETCH OF THE FIELD OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. SURVEYED BY THE ROYAL ENGINEERS TWO DAYS AFTER THE BATTLE WHILE THE WOUNDED LAY ON THE GROUND. Exceptionally rare MS coloured and annotated Sketch of the Ground and of the Battle of Waterloo fought 18th June 1815 surveyed on 20th June 1815 by Captain […]

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The Waterloo Candlesticks »

In the run-up to the 2015 bicentenary of the battle of Waterloo, I sold this wonderful set of silver gilt candlesticks which belonged to General Rowland Hill who was second in command to the duke of Wellington at the battle. A SET OF FOUR LARGE GEORGE III SILVER GILT CANDLESTICKS MARK OF WILLIAM PITTS, LONDON, […]

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