We’re delighted to welcome Alex Butcher to the team to head up our silver department.
He is one of the UK’s leading authorities on silver, and joins us from Lawrences Auctioneers of Crewkerne, Somerset.
Originally from Warwickshire, he spent nearly 15 years as silver specialist with Christies and Phillips, before moving out of London in the late 1990’s to work as a Director at Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury and then Lawrences.
He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s and the City of London. He is also a member of the Antique Plate Committee and a Liveryman of the Goldsmiths Company. He has contributed to various publications on silver and is a member of the silver spoon club of Great Britain. To date, he has personally curated over 750 silver auctions.