Silver Counters of the Van Der Passe School, from the Collection of Colin Narbeth

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Date of Auction: 11th June 2014

Sold for £1,750

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Sovereigns of England, &c, full length, silver counters (35, of the set of 36), c. 1630-5, all c. 27mm, viz. Edward the Confessor, Harold II, William I, William II, Henry I, Stephen, Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth I, James I, Charles I, Henry Lord Darnley, Mary Queen of Scots, Anne of Denmark, Henry Prince of Wales, Frederick of Bohemia, Elizabeth of Bohemia, Charles Louis, Charles Prince of Wales (Mitchiner 1, 2 [4800], 3 [4802], 4 [4806], 5 [4808], 6 [4809], 7 [4811], 8 [4812], 9 [4815], 10 [4816], 11 [4818], 12 [4820], 13 [4823], 14 [4824], 15 [4826], 16 [4827], 17, 18 [4828], 19 [4830], 20 [4833], 21, 22 [4834], 23 [4835], 24 [4836], 25 [4837], 26 [4838], 27 [4840], 28 [4841], 29 [4844], 30, 31 [4846], 32 [4847], 33 [4849], 34, 35; MI I, 379/281; cf. E 174, footnote) [Lot]. Generally fine, a few better; in a contemporary openwork silver box with filigree profiles of Charles I and Henrietta Maria on the lid and base £1,500-2,000