Elizabeth Taylor's Case
Asprey made a tan leather suitcase for the London-born film star Elizabeth Taylor. It sold for $25,000 at auction at Christie's alongside other pieces from the collection of Elizabeth Taylor.
Asprey's unique range of engraved glassware exemplifies our championing of hand-crafting techniques. Designed in New Bond Street, each piece in the collection is mouth-blown from lead-free crystal, and the intricate animal engraving visible on both the outside and inside of each piece is achieved using a traditional diamond wheel method. Each glass artist must pass an extensive training period to acquire a sufficient level of skill to execute nuanced designs such as these, as a high degree of precision is needed to engrave the glass against a spinning wheel in a fixed position.