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Antique Silver Serving Pieces

We are pleased to offer a fine range of antique American and English sterling silver Serving Pieces. We have acquired a nice selection for you to choose from.

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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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 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 George III Irish Silver Asparagus Tongs

$1,250.00

Asparagus Tongs are an interesting item as their popularity has never diminished. This is the 21st century and we are still using them as often as they were used in the 18th and 19th centuries. Asparagus was first cultivated and consumed by the Ancient Romans …

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Antique George III English Silver Hinged Serving Slice

$1,250.00

A superb Antique George III English Silver Hinged Serving Slice in the ‘Hourglass’ pattern. This pattern was first produced around 1805 and was based on a French eighteenth-century design. It is a lovely combination of shells and scrolls, with an hourglass in the center. This …

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Pair of Antique George III English Silver Strainer Spoons

$1,850.00 for pair

Our family has been in the Antique Business for over 130 years. During that time, we have seen many exciting and interesting articles. However, we have never purchased an exceptional and impressive pair of Antique George III English Silver Strainer Spoons. Perhaps my Grandfather had …

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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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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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