American Silver | English Silver | Continental Silver | Latin American Silver | 20th Century Silver | Asian Silver | Objet de Virtu
Few materials inspire such vast interpretation as silver. From Georgian teapots to Art Nouveau décor to stylishly modern flatware, Moran’s has brought thousands of pieces of silver from around the world to market. Antique, Modern and Contemporary silver and Objet de Virtu can be found throughout our Traditional Collector, 20th Century Art + Design, and California Living auctions. Selections can also be found in our Studio Furniture & Decorative Art and ReDesigned auctions.
President Jeff Moran has been in the auction and appraisal business since 1988. Having grown up around antiques and auctions, Jeff now serves as President of John Moran Auctioneers. Working full-time with the company since 1988, Jeff has assisted thousands of clients looking to buy and sell or in need of accurate valuations. Over the past 30 years, Jeff has been responsible for generating sales revenue in excess of $450 million dollars for his consignors. Specializing in 19th and 20th century California and American paintings, Jeff has been responsible for researching, expanding and cultivating the auction market for many Southern California artists. He meanwhile maintains a broad knowledge of antiques and fine furnishings, including rugs, silver, ceramics, jewelry, and books.
An enameled 14K yellow gold snuff box
Sold for $15,600
Gorham Martele, silver jardiniere
Sold for $27,500
A Lao Yan Qing He silver and gold teapot
Sold for $13,750
A group of six silver-plated yerba mate vessels
Sold for $5,000
Let Us Value Your Collection
Moran’s offers a wide range of appraisal and paid valuation services, including fair market and insurance appraisals. By retaining Moran’s to evaluate your property, you can be sure that your heirs or trustees will be able to make informed decisions about the equitable distribution or liquidation of assets.
If you are looking to downsize your collection or prepare a home for sale, Moran’s can apply our expertise in valuation, staging, logistics, and marketing to ensure you get the best price for your property.