Tag: silver

Fine Silver: Looking at Silver through the eye of an Auction Specialist

Join Karen Rigdon, M.A., Director, Decorative Arts & Design/Silver & Vertu, at Heritage Auctions for a daylong seminar examining 19th and 20th century silver.  This seminar will cover important aspects of Silver Collecting & Connoisseurship, using the Heritage Archives and pieces from the April Fine Silver & Vertu auction, to guide the discussion.

  • Highlights from the Heritage Archive
  • Collecting trends: Then and Now
  • How to look at silver: identify construction techniques, judge quality, establish origin
  • Examination of work by the finest 19th and 20th centuries silversmiths
  • Handling session

When: Monday, February 6, 2017, 9:00 – 5:00

Where:  Heritage Auction Galleries, 1518 Slocum St., Dallas,

Cost: $125.00 for ISA members; $150.00 for non-members

To register: Send a check to PO Box 600935   Dallas, Texas   OR

Contact Susan Sturdivant, PhD., ISA CAPP   214/522-0460; HPAppraiser@aol.com