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George IV Antique English Silver Sugar Tongs

$200.00

Sterling silver sugar tongs have been used for hundreds of years as they are a sign of the prosperous and well-to-do in English, Scottish, and Irish cultures. They emerged on the scene in England in the 18th century and quickly were adapted by other countries. …

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George III Antique English Silver Sugar Tongs

$225.00

For as long as tea has existed in the Western world, it has been sweetened with sugar. Covered sugar bowls were often sold along with teapots and tea caddies during the early 1700s. The rules of etiquette dictated that sugar tongs were also required to …

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Hungarian Pottery Flask

$225.00

A wonderful vibrant green colored 20th century Hungarian Pottery Flask. The workmanship on this piece is quite intricate as well as interesting and it resonates throughout the piece. Hungarian writing is on 1 side of the flask telling a fable and a floral design is …

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Antique Victorian Plate Sauce Ladle

$250.00

An elegant Antique Victorian Silver Plate Sauce Ladle that is decorated in the ‘Old English’ pattern. It is quite plain in style with a rounded terminal and a single drop to the reverse of the bowl. This was the most commonly produced pattern during the …

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English Silver Plate Mug

$250.00

A very attractive and elegant English Silver Plate Mug that is a copy of an early George 1st style. It has a tapered body with a scroll handle. This lovely English Silver Plate Mug makes a lovely gift and therefore, we have purchased several others …

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Antique Victorian Plate Stuffing Spoon

$275.00

A handsome Antique Victorian Silver Plate Stuffing Spoon that is decorated in the ‘Fiddle’ pattern. Dominant throughout the nineteenth century, the ‘Fiddle’ pattern was the most popular one in tableware. Originating in France, it first appeared in England during the 1760’s. The production of plain …

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Antique French Pottery Pitcher

$275.00

A charming early 20th century French Pottery Pitcher that is set on a black background. There is a floral motif consisting of blue, yellow and pink flowers with green leaves interspersed amongst them. Decoration on the back and a yellow border at the top of …

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Silver Plate Overlay Design on Glass Plate

$275.00

An American 20th century Silver Plate Overlay Design on a clear Glass Plate. The plate has a lovely silver floral overlay design which resonates throughout the piece. Silver overlay is an electroplated coating of silver on a non – conductive surface such as porcelain or …

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Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Figurine

$280.00

Bing & Grondahl was a famous and popular Danish porcelain manufacturer. The company was founded in 1853 by a sculptor named Frederick Vilhelm Grondahl and merchant brothers Meyer Hermann Bing and Jacob Herman Bing. The brothers made their fortune as art and book dealers and …

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Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Figurine

$285.00

A lovely example of a mid 20th century Danish Bing & Grondahl Porcelain Figurine. It features a pair of children residing on a round base. The older child, a girl, has her arm around the younger child who is a boy. They are looking upwards …

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Silver Plate Sauce Boat with Underplate

$295.00

A very elegant American Silver Plate Sauce Boat with an attached oval shaped Underplate. The Sauce Boat has a scroll handle and a thread edge border. The thread edge border is duplicated on the Underplate.

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Antique Victorian Plate Soup Ladle

$295.00

A very stylish Antique Victorian Silver Plate Soup Ladle that is decorated in the ‘Fiddle Thread and Shell’ pattern. The pattern is a timeless design from the English Regency period as it has a delicate thread edge border and a distinctive shell design. This Antique …

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Hungarian Porcelain Pitcher

$325.00

A very attractive Hungarian Porcelain Pitcher made by the Zsolnay Porcelain Company. For people who are not familiar with the company, they began making porcelain in Pecs, Hungary in 1853. They became quite popular and developed a stellar reputation very quickly. Thus they became one …

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Antique English Derby Small Porcelain Platter

$325.00

A lovely early 19th century Antique English Derby Small Porcelain Platter. Hand-painted with vibrant cobalt blue and orange colors with the addition of gilt, makes this an interesting piece. With 1 oval panel in the center surrounded by 4 round circles, this makes for an …

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Pair of Antique English Papier Mache Napkin Rings

$325.00 for pair

A lovely pair of 19th century English Black Papier – Mache Napkin Rings. There is a very pretty floral design in mother of pearl that resonates on each one. The mother of pearl colors are pink and blue as well as the traditional white and …

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Norwegian Sterling Silver Cheese Slicer

$350.00

Approximately 100 years ago, silver cheese slicers were introduced to our homes. Many believe that the Silver Cheese Slicer is a Swedish invention but we actually have Norway to thank for it. The cheese slicer was invented by the businessman and inventor, Thor Bjorklund. He …

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Antique Mason’s Ironstone Dessert Plate

$350.00

For those of you who would like to know more about Ironstone, the first thing to know is it is not porcelain. Although the name is Ironstone, there is no iron in its composition. It is porous earthenware, made of clay mixed with feldspar. Ironstone …

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American Sterling Silver Tea Strainer

$350.00

A Sterling Silver Tea Strainer is placed on top of either a tea cup or mug to prevent loose tea leaves from falling into the drinking article. This elaborate American Sterling Silver Tea Strainer has a lovely floral and foliate pierced repousse decoration which resonates …

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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Sauce Ladles

$350.00 for pair

A lovely pair of Antique Victorian Silver Plate Sauce Ladles in the Bead pattern. This pattern is known as ‘Old English Bead’ which was created by the pre-eminent English female silversmith, Hester Bateman. Her late 18th century pieces featured a simple and elegant beaded border …

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Antique English Porcelain Waste Bowl

$350.00

In Europe, a waste bowl or slop bowl is one of the components of a traditional tea set. Most waste bowls were in porcelain, but some were also made in silver. In the 18th century, they typically held about half a pint, with some room …

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French Tole Water Pump

$350.00

A 20th century French Tole Water Pump that is a lovely replica of an early one. The intricacy of the workmanship is quite accurate and very good. There is a hook to hang the bucket when it is not being used to collect water and …

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Italian Silver Plate Water Pitcher

$350.00

We are thrilled to have recently acquired again this elegant Italian Silver Plated Water Pitcher. Back in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, we used to sell this Water Pitcher extremely well in our New York City store. It is quite simple in design with …

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Burmese Woman Wall Hanging

$375.00

A lovely lacquer depiction of a Burmese woman holding an offering in the form of a traditional papier-mache container. Buddhism is the prominent religion of Myanmar and offerings can include food, flowers, burning of incense etc. This is an honored tradition. Buddhism is a path …

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Moroccan Children’s Toys

$375.00

An adorable 3 piece set of miniature children’s toys from Morocco. This set was made in the 1920’s and comprises of a watering can, pail and iron. The quality of these toys is excellent as they are both sturdy and very well made. This is …

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Antique Victorian Plate Asparagus Tongs

$375.00

Even though Asparagus was introduced to England during the sixteenth century, it did not become popular there until the early eighteenth century. This was because asparagus was now considered an exotic and an interesting accompaniment to other dishes. Serving Tongs for asparagus first started to …

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Burmese Couple Wall Hanging

$375.00

A lovely Burmese Wall Hanging that is quite attractive in design with black lacquer and gold. A gilt frame adds to this distinctive look and makes the wall hanging quite striking. The scene is of a Burmese couple in a pose while dancing. The countries …

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Antique English Glass Hyacinth Vases

$375.00, $375.00, $275.00, $350.00

We will be describing these Antique English Glass Hyacinth Vases shown in the photo from left to right. Antique Hyacinth Vases are specifically designed to cultivate hyacinth bulbs. As they progress in their growing period, it is so enjoyable to watch them grow and flower. …

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Art Nouveau English Sterling Silver Photo Frame

$375.00

The Art Nouveau movement flourished in France and Britain in the early 1880’s. Very quickly, the movement became a dominant aesthetic style in Western Europe and the United States. It featured rapid social and technological change as industrialization, mass production, and urbanization accelerated. It was …

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2 George III Antique English Silver Skewers/Letter Openers

$375.00 (top in photo) and $400.00 (bottom in photo)

The Georgian Silver Skewer was introduced during the mid 19th Century. Silver skewers were both decorative and functional. They were predominately used to serve meat and poultry in a nice elegant, refined way at the table. The skewers held the joints in place while the …

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Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Vase

$385.00

Royal Copenhagen is the oldest and most respected manufacturer of porcelain in Denmark. This company has been making porcelain since 1775. The factory was actually founded by a chemist, Franz Heinrich Muller. He imported a chrysanthemum motif from China and developed it in Denmark. The …

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Antique English Creamware Sauce Boat

$385.00

Creamware, named after its ivory color, is a type of fine earthenware pottery. It was made from a combination of white clay and calcined flint, and was produced in England and Europe during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. There were several versions of creamware …

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Antique Victorian Plate Bread/Cake Knife in Box

$385.00

Bread and cake never tasted so good!! This delicate Antique Victorian Plate Bread/Cake Knife is the perfect piece whether cutting bread or your favorite cake. Your table will be improved with this lovely antique serving piece. An Antique Victorian Plate Bread/Cake Knife having a bone …

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Antique Victorian Plate Toast Rack

$425.00

First recorded in the late 1770’s, toast racks first appeared on breakfast tables. As dining habits became more refined, toast racks became very popular and within a very short time, were seen in more and more homes. Thus, not only being utilitarian, they also became …

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American Bouillotte Lamp

$450.00

An American brass and three candle arm Bouillotte Lamp with a lovely shade. This type of lamp was introduced in France in the late 1700’s as a result of the card game of bouillotte being played. The bouillotte lamp consists of a tole (metal) shade …

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Antique Victorian Plate 12 Piece Fish Set

$450.00

Fish Sets started being produced during the 19th century, and rose to prominence during the Victorian era. This resulted in the demand for extravagant silverware. In the late 19th century, sets of cutlery and serving pieces with mother of pearl handles became quite popular. Cutlery …

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English Silver Marrow Scoop

$450.00

During the 1600’s, etiquette at dinner parties was becoming more formal. Forks began to appear on the dining table to aid people when eating – allowing for a less hands-on approach! However, the fork could only do so much. It was in the 1680’s when …

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American Sterling Silver Porringer

$450.00

The porringer can be traced back to the 1600’s where it evolved from its predecessor – the silver posset cup. These two items are very similar in styles. The main difference though is that porringers generally do not have covers while posset cups do. This …

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Antique English Shell Shaped Dish

$450.00

Shell Dishes, named as such for taking the shape of a shell, were used in Dessert Sets. These dishes were used to hold dessert and the handle made it convenient to pass around a table. A 19th century Antique English Shell Shaped Dish that is …

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Pair of English Sterling Silver Napkin Rings

$475.00 for pair

First recorded in France around 1800, silver napkin rings quickly became popular items throughout Europe as dining etiquette became more important. The increased wealth of the middle class meant they were able to afford luxury items such as sterling silver napkin rings. They became quite …

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Pair of George III Antique English Silver Decanter Labels

$475.00 for pair

Silver Decanter Labels (name tags) were created to declare the contents within decanters. The decanter label was also known as the “bottle ticket” during the 18th century. Colored Glass Decanters were predominately used at this time and it was difficult to determine what was inside …

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Pair of English Wedgwood Creamware Plates

$475.00 for pair

Creamware is earthenware pottery made from a combination of white clay and calcined flint. It is marked by a distinct cream color, almost like light butter, and was first produced in England around 1740. Creamware is also linked to countries such as France, Italy, and …

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Pair of Antique Chinese Papier Mache Cups

$475.00 for pair

A wonderful pair of 19th century Chinese Black Papier Mache cups in a tea bowl shape. A lovely chinoiserie design resonates throughout each cup as it depicts people in different scenes with various landscapes. Mother of pearl colors used are white, pink, blue and green …

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Antique English Mason’s Ironstone Jug

$495.00

Mason’s Ironstone Jugs are always a favorite with the collectors, admirers, and enthusiasts of English Porcelain and Ironstone. These Jugs/Pitchers were used for milk, water and beer. The sizes can vary from the smallest being approximately 1 3/4 inches in height to as large as …

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Antique Chinese Export Porcelain Peach Form Altar Fruit

$500.00

Highly sought after as decorative accents for any fine interior, Antique Chinese Export Porcelain Altar Fruit are extremely collectable. These were produced in the late 19th century/early 20th century and were used as offerings at temples in the Chinese culture. When the fruits were out …

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Antique Chinese Rose Mandarin Covered Sugar Bowl

$525.00

A charming 19th century Antique Chinese Covered Sugar Bowl in the highly desirable Rose Mandarin pattern. Actually Rose Mandarin is a more formalized pattern that depicts Chinese figures pursuing leisurely activities. The figural panels are often surrounded by a fanciful border of scrolling foliage and …

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Antique American Tiffany and Company Silver Grape Scissors

$525.00

Grape Scissors/Grape Shears have been gracing the tables of elegant dinner parties and assisting in grape harvesting for centuries. They bring a touch of sophistication and practicality to any occasion. They were introduced in the late 18th century and have always taken a scissor-form. These …

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Antique English Papier Mache Card Tray

$550.00

Calling cards were also known as visiting cards, and were first used in France in the 18th century. As they immediately became quite popular, the rest of Europe and the United Kingdom started to use them and it became fashionable to do. With the emergence …

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Pair of Antique English Spode Felspar Plates

$550.00 for pair

Josiah Spode I started working in the English pottery business around 1760. By 1776, he had purchased a factory. Soon after this, he persuaded Thomas Lucas, an engraver, and James Richards, a printer, to leave the Caughley Works where they were employed and join his …

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American Silver Cake Breaker

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A Cake Breaker is a wonderful serving piece and every household is not complete without one. This cake breaker has a sterling silver handle with a silver plate extended tines. These long tines are used to break into a cake prior to the cake being …

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English Sterling Silver Caviar Spreader

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An English Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Caviar Spreader in the ‘Queen’s’ pattern makes a wonderful gift for whatever the occasion may be. Mother of Pearl is always so elegant and the Queen’s pattern which was introduced in the early 19th century, from its …

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English Sterling Silver Caviar Spoon

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What a wonderful gift this English Sterling Silver and Mother of Pearl Caviar Spoon is for somebody who has everything and appreciates caviar!! Mother of Pearl is ideal for serving caviar because it does not affect the caviar’s fragile flavor. The spoon is chemically inert, …

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Italian Silver Plate Bread Basket

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A lovely Italian Silver Plate Bread Basket. Using this basket is a great help when entertaining. With its elegant design, it looks lovely on a table holding breads, muffins and rolls. One could also choose to use this basket for other things such as fruit. …

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Antique English Glass Hyacinth Vases

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Antique hyacinth vases are specifically designed to cultivate hyacinth bulbs. As they progress in their growing period, it is so enjoyable to watch them begin to flower. Hyacinth vases were introduced during the Georgian era, and it was noted that Madame de Pompadour had a …

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American Silver Plate Pie Dish

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This is a lovely American Silver Plated Pie Dish which features three elaborate feet and a shaped gadroon border. Resonating in the interior of the piece is an engraved scroll and floral design. You are now able to take your baked goods directly from the …

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Scandinavian Silver Serving Tongs

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A striking pair of stylish and elegant Scandinavian Silver Serving Tongs in the Prince Harald pattern. In 1937, this pattern, Prince Harald, was created to celebrate his birth. This pattern was inspired by the country’s uniforms with their crisp lines and strikes of ranks. Silver …

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Antique English Silver Small Bowl

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A very attractive Antique English Silver Small Bowl. Residing on a round pedestal base, this English silver bowl has two floral round cartouches. As both cartouches are plain, one can engrave either initials, a monogram or anything else which would personalize the bowl. Above each …

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Italian Silver Plate Frying Pan

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We were so excited that we were able to buy back this lovely Italian Silver Plated Frying Pan. This is an example of what we were referring to in the About Us section under the subcategory Purchase/Buy Back. A client of ours contacted us and …

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Antique Victorian Plate Asparagus Tongs

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Asparagus did not become popular as a vegetable in England until the early 18th century. This popularity was due to asparagus being considered an exotic accompaniment for other dishes. Thus, Asparagus Tongs became the acceptable item at the dinner table during the Victorian era. This …

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English Silver Plate Wine Coaster

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Wine Coasters, or decanter stands as they are sometimes referred to, have been an integral part of the elegant dining table in England since the 18th century, when they were known as bottle sliders. The wine coaster allows the bottle or decanter to slide along …

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American Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl

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A very attractive American Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl. Although this set is made by an American company, it is a copy of an early George 11 English silver style. Both the creamer and the sugar bowl have thread edge borders. The creamer has a …

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Antique English Mason’s Ironstone Jug

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A fine stoneware, called Ironstone China, was introduced in England in the early 19th century. It was patented by Charles James Mason (1791-1856) under the name “Mason’s Patent Ironstone China”. There is no iron in ironstone, and it is not porcelain or made in China. …

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Antique Victorian Plate Crumber

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You are at home or in a restaurant and you cut into a roll. You then notice that there are crumbs on the tablecloth or table and they need to be brushed away. Did you know that this ritual used to be part of American …

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Pair of English Silver Plate Wine Coasters

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Wine Coasters are a perfect example of the result of changing social customs which also affected articles made in silver. We can assume someone probably conceived the idea of placing a wine bottle in a stand and pushing (“coasting”) it along the table. This explains …

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Pair of Antique Chinese Export Cups

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An elegant pair of 19th century Chinese Export Wine Cups. The difference between a Chinese tea bowl/cup and a Chinese wine cup is the height and the width which defines their use. Wine cups are deeper and wider. Set on a white background, with brown …

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Antique Victorian Plate 3 Part Dish

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Every table deserves something unique. This Antique Victorian Silver Plate 3 Part Dish adds a little extra sparkle to any table setting. In the 19th century, these 3 Part Dishes were created and called BBC’s. They were used for bread, butter and cheese. Whether for …

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Antique Chinese Rose Canton Dish with Cover

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A charming and delightful 19th century Antique Chinese Rose Canton Porcelain Dish with Cover. It is oval in shape and has a wonderful floral scene with vibrant colors and shades of pinks, blues, oranges, yellows and greens. Within this floral scene which resonates throughout the …

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English Silver Plate Meat Platter

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A handsome English Silver Plated Meat Platter. It is oval in shape and quite handsome in design as it has a gadroon border. The English Silver Plated Meat Platter also has a sunken oval central well that is simple and unembellished. This platter is quite …

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Italian Silver Plate Hors d’oeuvres Serving Dish

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This Italian Silver Plated and Glass Hors d’oeuvres Serving Dish is the perfect piece for someone who loves to entertain!! The faceted glass inserts on this article are in pristine condition and are removable as well. The silver plated serving dish has a pierced design …

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George III Antique English Silver Marrow Scoop

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A very elegant George III, Antique English Silver Marrow Scoop. In the 1680’s, the marrow spoon was introduced and it had a rounded spoon at one end and then a marrow scoop at the other.  Soon, this marrow spoon evolved into the marrow scoop. This …

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Italian Silver Plate Tea Tray

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A handsome Italian silver plated tea tray that is quite elegant in design with its cut corners and reed detailing. This tray is quite practical as it is ideal to serve food and beverages when one is entertaining.

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Antique Art Nouveau Glass Vase

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An exquisite American Art Nouveau 20th Century Glass Vase decorated in the style of Tiffany’s. This vase has a type of iridescent art glass that is extremely popular for many people. Superb detail workmanship shows up on its dark purple background with its wonderful floral …

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Antique American Silver Sugar Basket

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Perfect for tea time, an Antique Silver Sugar Basket is an elegant way to serve your sugar. During the 18th and 19th centuries, sugar baskets were used for the purpose of holding sugar for tea and coffee as well as sweetening foods. In today’s society, …

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Greetings from Wyler Antiques!!

While looking over our inventory (which continues to grow on a daily basis), we realize that we have a great deal of articles that are the color blue. Therefore, we are devoting this week's Announcement to the color blue. We hope that you like the articles that we have chosen.

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