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Victorian Silver Plate

Victorian Plate, as the term implies, is used in respect to plated articles made by the process of electolysis during the period 1840 – 1900. The effect of electoplating was similar to that of the introduction of the automobile to an age which had long known only the use of horse power. The industrial age caused the entire process of Sheffield Plating to be discarded. Electoplating was the way in which the manufacturer could bring his products to the public at large at a price that all could afford.

Victorian Plated ware is often referred to as the date “c1880.” This is an abbreviation for the term “circa” which means around. Many silver plated items bear the marks “EPNS” that stands for Electro Plated Nickel Silver or “EP” for Electro Plate.

The amount of fine Victorian Plate produced between the years 1860 and 1900 is truly amazing, not only for its huge numbers, but also for the wide variety. The difficulties of manufacturing were now overcome by the never-ending improvements due to technology. Thus, electoplated silver at this time achieved enormous popularity due to the affordability of the pieces as well as the highly elaborate and overornamented designs.

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 Wine Funnel

$550.00

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 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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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 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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Pair of Antique Victorian Plate Candlesticks

$1,750.00 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

$1,850.00 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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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 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 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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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 fir hundreds of years, it wasn’t until …

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