Jeffrey is the specialist in charge of the Silver and Objects of Vertu Department.
Jeffery joined Tennants in 2019, bringing with him over 25 years’ experience working with the Fine and Decorative Arts. Having begun his career working in a museum in Canada, Jeffrey moved to London in 2000 to take up the post of Head of the Silver Department at Christie’s South Kensington. In 2005 Jeffrey moved to Christie’s King Street to become Senior Silver Specialist and Director. During nearly 20 years working at Christie’s, most recently as Consultant Senior Specialist, Jeffrey was involved in many landmark sales, such as the Peggy and David Rockefeller Sale in 2018, and handled numerous important items such as the Fabergé Rothschild Egg, which sold for almost £8.9m in 2007.
Jeffrey has a passion for silver and works to promote contemporary goldsmiths and silversmiths and support the industry, particularly through his role as Curator and Secretary to the Trustees of the Silver Trust, which he held until 2017. Jeffrey is a Freeman of both the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and the City of London, a member of the Silver Society, and Honorary member of Contemporary British Silversmiths and a founding member of the Silver Society of Canada.