The items in this collection do not represent an attempt the acquire a 'silver collection' per se, but are grouped together here for clarity.
Many of these items are Rothschild family pieces. The provenance of the pieces is varied; some of the pieces have been gifted to, or purchased by, the Archive; others have been at New Court for many years, where they have been gifted or purchased for display or use in dining rooms.
Many pieces are still displayed or used at New Court. Most items are not owned by the Archive, but are curated by the Archive on behalf of the business.
For details of the most important pieces, see The London banking house: New Court: artefacts: silver collection »