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Koopman Rare Art reports buoyant sales at TEFAF Maastricht 2019
An Exceptional Austrian Silver, Enamel and Mother of Pearl Nef, Vienna, 1890 circa, hallmarked HB for Hermann Böhm, with Austrian control marks. Height: 97 cm (38¼ in.), Width: 65 cm (25 5/8 in.)



LONDON.- Irrespective of any turbulent political situations or events that might be taking place around the world, Lewis Smith, Director of Koopman Rare Art, reported that it was “business as usual” at TEFAF Maastricht 2019.

“Koopman Rare Art has had a very positive TEFAF Maastricht 2019. Not only are we delighted with the number of sales achieved – at all levels – we have been encouraged by the interest shown in the superlative antique silver on display.

“Attendance was strong, with buyers from Europe, the USA and small percentage from Asia. Many regular customers made the journey to Maastricht and it is clear they remain passionate about antique silver, which bodes well for the future.

“On balance the mood was generally upbeat and people seemed keen to buy works of art across the board, although there was a slight hesitance to commit in the medium price bracket. There doesn’t appear to be a notable buying pattern other than it is always the best quality pieces in each category and within each individual field that tend to go first.”

For example an outstanding silver Nef embellished with opulent enamel and mother-of-pearl decoration by the prolific and inventive Austrian goldsmith, Hermann Böhm sailed off to a new home. Made in Vienna, in circa 1890 this elaborate work of art had an asking price in the region of €310,000.

In addition Lewis Smith noted: “Traditional high quality English silver proved in demand and we were delighted to have an excellent range to offer collectors.”










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