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Established over 120 years ago, Wyler Antiques is a leading authority on Antique Silver, 20th Century Silver, and Old Sheffield and Victorian silverplate. We offer Antique Silver, 20th Century Silver, Sterling Silver Antiques, and Silver Plate for Sale.

Antique George IV 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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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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American Silver Plate Sauce Boat with Underplate

$250.00

The first silver sauce boat was created as a complimentary piece to dinner services beginning in the early 1700s. This was the first time that gravy had a place at the table. Sauce boats come in many shapes and designs and they can include a …

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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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

$385.00

The first Toast Rack was invented around the 1770’s, although the exact date or manufacturer is not known. Most likely, it was an inventor who came up with the idea. Whatever the case, it was quickly copied and never patented which is why the actual …

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American Sterling Silver Small Bowl

$395.00

In Europe and in the United States, sterling silver dishes, including bowls, are associated with elegance. A silver bowl, whether contemporary or an antique, is a highly versatile piece that is suitable for most rooms in your home. Although there are many shapes, most often …

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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 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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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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Pair of Antique George III 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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Old Sheffield Plate Chamberstick

$475.00

A handsome Old Sheffield circular Chamberstick that has a very elegant design with its thread edge border and a lovely crest. Chambersticks were introduced in the 17th Century and originally the purpose was used for lighting a bedroom. Therefore, large households had many sets of …

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Antique Victorian Plate Wine Funnel

$475.00

A wine funnel is a perfect gift for either someone who appreciates wine or a wine connoisseur. Antique Silver Plated Wine Funnels were developed towards the end of the 18th century as they were a necessity for decanting wines from the cask to a decanter. …

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Pair of American Sterling Silver Tumbler Cups

$485.00 for pair

Originating in the 17th century, sterling silver tumbler cups were designed with a rounded base, which was designed to be thicker than the sides. When the tumblers were placed on the table, they would ‘tumble’ around, due to the rounded bottom. It was suggested that …

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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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American Sterling Silver Small Bowl

$525.00

Sterling Silver dinnerware has a prestigious history, and sterling silver bowls are among the most frequently used items. In addition to their practical use at the dinner table, the shape and beauty of sterling silver bowls make them decorative objects. As one of the most …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

$550.00

A very attractive Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster. One of the attributes that this piece has is a wonderful patina. As Old Sheffield Plate (see heading at the top of Old Sheffield Plate regarding this technique) is a hand fused process, there is copper wearing …

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American Sterling Silver Crumber

$575.00

Originating in Europe for the royalty and the aristocracy, crumbers were used to clean the table during the meal. Crumbers did not become widely used in America until the 19th century when dining became quite formal. Americans also believed it was important to behave in …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

$575.00

With the arrival of new wealth and all that it brings, the wine coaster was another article making its impact on society. The original purpose was to place a decanter within the coaster. This provided a decorative aspect to the table and helped prevent the …

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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Berry Spoons in a Case

$575.00

Berry Spoons dating back to the mid-19th century, show fruits and flowers elaborately chased on the bowls and depicted on the handles leaving no doubt as to their intended purpose. They are wonderful spoons to bring out and use for desserts such as fruits and …

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English Sterling Silver Wine Coaster

$575.00

We are very pleased and honored to have been in the antique business for over 134 years. During very good times and even challenging ones, we have found that wine coasters are always in demand. Therefore, we try to keep a wonderful selection available. Wine …

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English Silver Fish Server

$575.00

A Fish Server was originally a serving implement, shaped basically like a trowel, and used for serving and dividing fish at a dinner table. The flat surface on a fish server suggests that it was intended for use with food such as meat, cake and …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

$595.00

Antique wine coasters have become objects d’art. When the earliest wine coasters started to appear around 1760, they were hand pierced in design. In fact, as silver was so popular at that time, they generally were quite elaborate. This was a wonderful way for silversmiths …

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Italian Silver Buccellati Serving Dish

$600.00

Buccellati of Italy is the most renowned silver maker globally, offering the highest quality of silver workmanship. Famed for gold jewelry and silver pieces since the mid-18th century, Buccellati is still producing wonderful examples of silver. This family business has skilled artisans that are considered …

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Antique Coin Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl

$625.00

A charming Antique Coin Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl which are in the Arts and Crafts style. Coin Silver is different from Sterling Silver which most people are familiar with. Coin Silver is a type of metal that makes up silver dollars and other pieces …

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Antique American Silver Fish Server

$625.00

The Fish Server is a broad blade or trowel shaped article, most often used for dividing and serving fish at the table. The flat surface of the fish servers suggests that they can also be used with food such as cake and breads. The earliest …

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Antique Victorian Plate 2 Piece Fish Set

$625.00

2 Piece Fish Sets started being produced during the 18th century, and rose to prominence during the Victorian period. At first, in the 18th century, two forks were used for the eating of fish. This tradition lasted into the 19th century when a silver bladed …

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Antique Victorian Plate Salver

$650.00

The Barker Brothers are one of the oldest firms of English silversmiths and electroplaters. Established in 1801 in Birmingham, England, the company was also known as the Barker Ellis Silver Company. It soon found quick success due to producing utilitarian silver and silver plate flatware …

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Antique American Silver Fish Slice

$650.00

A fish slice is a wide flat blade used for lifting and turning food while cooking. It was originally a serving implement, shaped basically like a trowel, for use in serving and dividing fish at a dinner table. The earliest examples of fish slices were …

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Antique George III English Sterling Silver Soup Ladle

$675.00

The Fiddle pattern was the dominant flatware pattern in Great Britain in the 19th century. However, it came from a French pattern which had a thread edge design near the border. In Great Britain, this pattern became known as Fiddle & Thread and it quickly …

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Antique George III English Silver Strainer Spoon

$675.00

This Antique George III English Silver Strainer Spoon is a must for any collector. Basting Spoons are identical in form without the strainer, and are relatively common. Strainer Spoons like this are quite rare. An elegant Antique George III English Silver Strainer Spoon in the …

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Antique American Silver Punch Ladle

$675.00

This very elegant 19th century American Silver Punch Ladle was made by the American silversmith Volney Boardman. Born in Franklin County, Ohio in 1810, he first learned the trade of watchmaking and jewelry in Ohio. He decided to relocate to Alabama in 1832 and settled …

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German Silver Bowl

$675.00

In the world of antiques, silver that is German in origin generally falls under the term “Continental Silver”. This term refers to silver that does not follow the English Sterling standard of purity. It actually is a very large category that encompasses not only German …

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Antique American Tiffany and Company Silver Crumber

$675.00

An exquisite Antique American Tiffany and Company Silver Crumber in the ‘Saratoga’ pattern. There is a nice contrast on this piece as the handle has a lovely Aesthetic design and the blade is quite simple and elegant. Even though we are considering this piece to …

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Antique American Silver Mustard Pot With Spoon

$675.00

An elaborate Antique American Silver early 20th century Mustard Pot. It is embellished with exceptional Repousse workmanship of acanthus leaves and floral chasing. Also, it features reed borders to the base and handle. This embossed Antique American Silver Mustard Pot also is being sold with …

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American Sterling Silver Inkwell

$675.00

The inkwell is a small jar, often made of glass, porcelain, brass, or pewter which contains ink for an artist or writer to dip their brush, quill or pen into. An inkwell usually has a hinged lid to prevent evaporation and spillage. A handsome Edwardian …

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Antique American Silver Bowl

$675.00

Decoration on silver bowls varies depending upon when the piece was made. Many bowls were decorated with hand-chasing or engraving to reflect what they were used for e.g. flowers, fruit. However, there are some common styles that have been quite popular throughout history. These include: …

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Art Nouveau American Sterling Silver Salad Servers

$685.00 for set

In the 1880s and the 1890s, a new style spread across Europe and the United States – Art Nouveau. Unlike the rigid Art Deco that eventually supplemented it, Art Nouveau emphasized flowing lines and curves as well as organic forms. They also featured stylized naturalism, …

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Antique American Silver Soup Ladle

$695.00

A heavily elaborate Antique American Silver Soup Ladle in the Versailles pattern. This pattern was created in 1888 by Gorham’s chief designer, Antoine Heller. Gorham was so impressed with his work that they convinced him to leave Tiffany and Company and design for them instead. …

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Antique Victorian Plate Basket

$725.00

Baskets became popular in the Georgian period, and continued to flourish during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. During these times, the wealthy and the middle class became enamored with dinner parties and all that they entailed. Baskets have always been popular for several reasons. Originally …

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Antique George III English Silver Waste Bowl

$750.00

A very attractive Antique George III, English Silver Waste Bowl. By the middle of the 18th Century, small circular or octagonal bowls were added to the serving of tea. Slop Bowls, as they were called, were used for pouring out the remaining tea which had …

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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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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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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 Victorian Plate Jam Spoons in a Case

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A lovely pair of Antique Victorian Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Jam Spoons in their original case. Elaborately chased with a floral and scroll design which resonates around the bowl as well as a very detailed ‘collar’. A ferrule (or collar) is a small …

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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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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 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 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 American Sterling Silver Beakers

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A silver beaker is a drinking vessel, most commonly with a cylindrical body. Beakers generally forgo handles or a lid and are very similar in shape and style as to what is now referred to as a tumbler. During the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras, …

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American Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup

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Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cups were made in many Southern states during the early to mid-18th century. Early master silversmiths, Asa Blanchard of Lexington, Kentucky and William and Archibald Cooper of Louisville, Kentucky are credited with the sleek and classic design of the sterling silver …

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Pair of English Sterling Silver Napkin Rings

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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 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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Italian Silver Card Case

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Introduced in 1961, the Bamboo Pattern was designed by Tiffany’s then-Design Director, Van Day Truex. In 1965, the Bamboo Pattern won the prestigious International Design Award for silver. Its simplicity and character have made it quite popular for modern table settings as well as other …

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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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American Sterling Silver Bowl

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Art Nouveau is characterized by linear lines, flowing curves, and swirls with naturalistic themes. This movement began in the 1880’s and featured stylized naturalism often done in floral patterns. It can be said that the movement touched every aspect of life. Instead of being confined …

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Set of 4 American Sterling Silver Tumbler Cups

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The name “tumbler” is traced to the mid – 17th Century. A tumbler is a stem-less, often flat-bottomed drinking vessel which is typically taller than 3 inches. When filled with wine, this curved and heavier base allowed the cup to tumble from side to side …

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Antique English Silver Mustard Pot With Spoon

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The mustard pot form has adapted to the current trends and fashions and therefore have become highly collectible and sought after. A very attractive early Antique 20th century English Silver Mustard Pot. It is oval in form and has a wonderful pierced design which resonates …

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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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English Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl

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A striking 20th century English Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl. They are copies of an early George II style. Both the creamer and the sugar bowl are plain tapering cylindrical form having applied reeded and thread edge borders. They both reside on collet feet. The …

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Old Sheffield Plate Salver

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A handsome Old Sheffield Salver which is quite rare because of its oblong shape. Most salvers at this time were round shaped. This Old Sheffield Salver has a shaped gadroon border and there is a crest in the center of the piece. It is a …

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Antique Victorian Plate Syphon Stand

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Syphon Stands were used in the late Victorian era as decorative holders for either soda or water. Today, they are used predominately as wine and champagne bottle holders. Syphon Stands look so elegant when displayed on a beautiful dinner table. Many people today have been …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

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Between the 1820’s and 1840’s, Britain saw an increase in both clothing and wine consumption. This was driven by the abolition of import and export duties. Wearing fashionable clothes and drinking with dinner, became a way for upper society to demonstrate their wealth. At this …

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Antique Victorian Plate 2 Piece Fish Set

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2 Piece Fish Sets started being produced during the 18th century, and rose to prominence during the Victorian period. This was a result of an increase in wealth in England, the demand for extravagant silverware and silversmiths who made wonderful products. A Fish Server (Knife) …

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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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English Silver Sauce Boat

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A very handsome English Silver Sauce Boat in a Georgian style with a plain body and a gadroon border. It has a wonderful acanthus detailed flying scroll C handle and is set on three shell feet. This English Silver Sauce Boat has the hallmarks located …

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Antique American Silver Soup Ladle

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Antique Silver Soup Ladles were not in use until the mid-18th century. By this time, the Silver Soup Tureen had become quite popular and a companion was needed to be used with this article. A long silver serving utensil was needed which would have a …

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Antique American Silver Fish Slice

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The Fish Slice is a broad blade or trowel shaped server, most often used for dividing and serving fish at the table. The earliest examples of fish slices were made about 1735. We are thrilled to have recently acquired this elegant Antique American Tiffany and …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

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During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the upper class became increasingly obsessed with the lifestyle and consumption of goods and wanted to display their taste as well as wealth. This idea of extravagance, as well as the addition of import and export duties created a …

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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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English Sterling Silver Wine Coaster

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Wine was both used and very popular for the middle and ruling classes during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Lifestyle and the consumption of goods became a way to display taste as well as one’s wealth. This concept, as well as the abolition of import …

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Antique Victorian Plate Basket

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Antique Victorian Plate Baskets are generally described as cake baskets but were more commonly used for bread and fruit. A handsome Antique Victorian Plate Basket having an oval body with a scalloped border. A very elegant swing handle complements this piece quite nicely. This basket …

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Italian Silver Wine Coaster

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The term ‘coaster’ was first recognized in 1887. Prior to that, a wine coaster was either called a ‘stand’ or ‘slider’. These words were derived from the custom that, after finishing dinner, the cloth was removed from the table and as the ladies withdrew to …

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Pair of Antique American Silver Salad Servers

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A stunning pair of Tiffany and Company American Silver Salad Servers in the ‘Colonial’ pattern. This pattern was introduced in 1895. It was designed by Paulding Farnham and although it is quite plain, it has an elegant look. This pattern is quite different from his …

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A collection of Father's Day Antiques

We hope that everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Holiday and are starting to enjoy the beginning of Summer. As we go from the month of May into June, we realize that Father's Day is fast approaching. We have selected a variety of exciting gifts that we think any Man would love to receive! Therefore, we are going to begin this week's Announcement with the theme of alcohol - always a good way to begin.

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