Glorious Anonymity

Why the genius behind silver and gold wine collectibles is hard to pin down
Matthew DeBord
Issue: September 30, 2002

A daunting academic puzzle resurfaced this spring when Sotheby's auctioned more than 100 lots of fine English tableware from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, much of it intended for wine service. The pieces were undeniably beautiful.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2002.

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