Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu to include the personal archive of Louis Osman, goldsmith and architect (27 March 2018)

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Date of Auction: 27th March 2018

Sold for £160

Estimate: £100 - £200

Louis Osman Archive: A selection of designs for silverware for the University of Liverpool, including a mounted design for a water jug, further designs for wine carafes, jugs, wine glasses, beakers, etc, on buff and brown paper and tracing paper, in pencil and pastel, mostly A1, and a large watercolour and leaf design of the crest of Liverpool University, on brown paper, 95.5cm x 101cm and another watercolour design for a bowl with a crest. £100-200


Condition Report

The large design of the crest is in poor condition around the edges of the paper (it had previously been mounted on the dining room wall at Louis’ home, Harpdon Court). The unmounted drawings show general wear and tear, with some creases and tears around the edges.