Colin Fraser, consultant specialist in Silver, Coins & Medals and Arms & Armour. With a specialist focus on Scottish Silver & Accessories, becoming one world-renowned in this field over the last few years.
His interest and focus for all things Scottish encompasses the national spirit, Whisky. A true collectors medium it has taken on new heights in value in recent years and this exciting new department for Lyon & Turnbull lead by Colin will aim to showcase the sales of whisky in a new light and to new audiences.
Having worked predominantly with silver and items of Scottish connection Colin has been with Lyon & Turnbull since 2005. Working within the company, he has been involved in the dispersal of many important items and collections and create the market leading sales in ‘Scottish Silver & Accessories’ and ‘Jacobite and Stuart Works of Art’.
A member of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh his personal passion is with Scottish silver and related accessories, “the context and history which these objects portray is enviable the world over, and such a rich history for a small country we should be proud of the footprint in craft we have left behind”. Colin has worked closely with many private collectors and institutions and has been involved in various recent exhibitions and publications, including Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Silver the Aberdeen Story and the National Museums of Scotland Silver: Made in Scotland.
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