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Antique Amethyst Glass Plate

$205.00

Amethyst glass is a type of colored glassware with a deep purple hue as exemplified by amethyst gemstones. Adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to any home decor, the color amethyst is always appealing. Amethyst glassware became popular during the mid 19th and early …

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Antique George III 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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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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American Silver Plate Water Pitcher

$295.00

We all know that a water pitcher is the common use for serving beverages. We believe though that water pitchers, whether they are sterling silver or silver plate, can be used in other ways as well. Examples of this are as a decorative piece, as …

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Antique 20th Century Red Glass Finger Bowl

$325.00

A stunning Antique 20th Century Red Glass Finger Bowl having a wavy rim and a ruffled edge. It features clear glass at the top and an applied red ‘thread’ wrapped around the bottom portion of the bowl. Our Finger Bowl can be used for cold …

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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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Pair of English Silver Plate Salad Servers

$375.00

As salad became a popular dish with the social elite, salad servers were created in the late 18th century. They comprise of a large spoon (gravy spoon size) and a fork of similar stature and shape. The fork generally has the same shape to the …

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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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Antique 20th Century Clear Glass Finger Bowl

$375.00

A lovely Antique 20th century Clear Glass Finger Bowl. It has a wavy rim and a ruffled edge with horizontal lines. There is a wonderful iridescent band surrounding the bowl near the bottom of the piece. This iridescent band picks up any colors that are …

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2 Antique George III 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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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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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 English Glass Hyacinth Vase

$395.00

Hyacinth vases, sometimes called tulip vases or bulb vases, were used to force flowering bulbs for wintertime blooms indoors. They were quite popular in the Victorian period. Some homes had many vases as they were lovely adornments for kitchen window sills as well as other …

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Antique 20th Century Lavender Glass Finger Bowl

$395.00

A stunning but subdued colored Antique 20th Century Lavender Glass Finger Bowl. Similar to our other 3 Antique 20th Century Finger Bowls of this period, it has a ruffled edge and a wavy rim. Our Lavender Glass Finger Bowl has a diagonal design which is …

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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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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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English Silver Plate Waiter

$450.00

A handsome English Silver Plate Videau Waiter. We are thrilled to have re-acquired this piece as we sold these salvers quite well in our New York City store approximately 50 years ago. This English Silver Plate Square Waiter is quite elegant in design. With a …

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Antique Arts and Crafts English Glass Hyacinth Vase

$475.00

The birth of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain marked the beginning of a social movement as well as a design style. This was a reaction to not only the damaging effects of industrialization but also the relatively low status of the decorative arts. …

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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 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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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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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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Norwegian Sterling Silver Cheese Slicer

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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 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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A Mother's Day Tea Party

Greetings from Wyler Antiques!

As Mother's Day is fast approaching and Spring has arrived, we have decided to celebrate by having a very elegant Dessert/Tea Party. We hope that all of you will be able to join us at this very festive event!

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