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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 Victorian Plate Basket

$750.00

A handsome antique Victorian Plate oval Basket with an applied thread edge border and a pierced design that resonates near the rim. It has a hinged and reeded swing handle and resides on a pierced collet foot. Whether one chooses to use this basket for …

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Antique Victorian Plate Claret Jug

$750.00

Claret is a traditional British name for red wine from the Bordeaux region of France. The name ‘claret jug’ is synonymous for all vessels used for serving wine. From about 1780 to 1820, the fashion was to serve claret in a solid silver claret jug. …

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Antique Victorian Plate Basket

$750.00

An Antique Victorian Silver Plated Basket. As most baskets made at this time were usually oval or round, it is always enjoyable to find one that is a different shape – this one is rectangular. This Antique Victorian Silver Plated Rectangular Basket is quite elegant …

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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Sauce Boats

$975.00 for pair

A pair of Antique Victorian Silver Plate Sauce Boats. Initially, sauce boats were supported by a central foot. However, by the mid 1700’s silver sauce boats supported by three feet increased in popularity. It was around that time that English porcelain sauce boats were introduced …

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Antique Victorian Plate Claret Jug

$1,050.00

Claret Jugs were produced throughout Europe beginning in the 19th century. Although France had a large production of fine silver and glass jugs, the diverse and often beautiful designs that we are able to appreciate today, were British. A glass body allows the color of …

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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Vases

$1,050.00 for pair

The earliest known use of a vase was in Ancient Egypt. At that time, vases were quite basic both in design and shape. During the Ancient Greek and Roman times, vases became more decorative and some extraordinary examples were created. They became quite popular during …

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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Candlesticks

$1,250.00 for pair

Candlesticks are among the most desired of all English silver objects and have been used for thousands of years. The 18th and 19th centuries saw a tremendous surge in popularity in candlesticks and ever since then, they have resided quite well on our dining room …

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Antique Victorian Plate Dessert Set

$1,500.00 for set

In the late 19th century, sets of flatware with Mother of Pearl handles became popular and they are often found in their original boxes. Cutlery handles made from real Mother of Pearl shell occasionally have a slight variation in grain and size. However, that does …

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Pair of Old Sheffield Plate Candlesticks

$1,850.00 for pair

The use of Sterling Silver Candlesticks is documented back to the early Elizabethan (1558 – 1603) period. Tragically however, most of these Candlesticks were subsequently melted down or lost. Silver Plate Candlesticks were in high demand during the reign of Charles 11 (1660 – 1685). …

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Antique Victorian Plate Tray Table and Stand

$2,500.00

Tray Tables and Stands are a wonderful way of integrating the antique (the tray) with the contemporary (the stand). The trays for these stands are predominately made of either sterling silver, silver plate, papier mache or tole. The stands are always custom made and are …

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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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Antique Victorian Plate 24 Piece Fish Set

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Fish sets were first introduced during the 19th century. During the Victorian era in England, they became quite popular because of the increase in wealth of the middle class. Extravagant silverware which was always popular with the upper class could now be purchased by this …

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Antique Victorian Plate Claret Jug

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A silver plated claret jug is a wine jug made of glass and silver plate. Claret is the British name for French red Bordeaux wine. Although glass had been used as a receptacle for beverages of all kinds for hundreds of years, it wasn’t until …

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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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