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Antique Silver Bowls

Sterling silver dinnerware has a prestigious history. In dinnerware, sterling silver bowls are one of the more frequently used items. In addition to being used at a dinner table, the shape and beauty of sterling silver bowls makes it a wonderful decorative object which can be used in several different ways. Their shape and natural luster makes a silver bowl great to be given as a gift, to be awarded as a trophy, or acquired because it appeals to ones self.

Throughout the world, sterling silver bowls are associated with elegance. Over the years, they have become both essential and quite important in a table setting at a formal event. Antique sterling silver bowls are sometimes highly decorative. The designs on the outside of a piece can be quite intricate consisting of plants, fruits or even people. This helps accentuate the workmanship of the bowl.

Antique American Silver Bowl


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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Antique American Sterling Silver Bowl


A Bowl is a container that has been utilized throughout history for the preparation and serving of various foods and drinks. The form of a bowl makes it ideal for holding liquids and loose food. The shape of a bowl is most often round but …

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George III Antique English Silver Bowl


A very attractive George III Antique English Silver Bowl. It is quite elaborate in design with floral and scroll decoration which resonates throughout the exterior of the piece. The bowl has exceptional workmanship exemplified with the figural handles which are quite appealing. Residing on a …

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Antique English Silver Bowl on Stand


Sterling silver dinner ware has a prestigious history. Silver bowls are one of the more frequently used as well as favorite items within a set. While bowls have been produced for thousands of years, it is rare to find sterling silver examples prior to the …

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