Irish silver collection has the hallmark of a good sale

Items from the Peter Ticher Collection of Irish Silver are included in Bonham’s sale of important Irish silver on July 28

The top piece of Cork silver is a George III silver-gilt freedom box made in 1798, estimated to fetch £7,000-£9,000

The finest collection of Irish silver the market has seen for some time will go under the hammer at Bonham’s in London this week.

The Peter Ticher Collection of Irish Silver includes many pieces inherited from his father, Dr Kurt Ticher who with his wife, Ellen, emigrated from Germany to Ireland in the 1920s, settled in Dublin and became naturalised Irish citizens.

Dr Kurt’s passion was Irish Georgian silver and he built up an important ...