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Antique Silver Waiters

A silver waiter is a small salver.  Many antique silver waiters have embellishments such as a coat of arms, a crest, or initials. They come in many styles to reflect the period in which they were made. A waiter can be both practical as well as beautiful. Some of the uses for a waiter are to carry a single drink, holding business cards, and using it to place your keys as you enter your home.

Antique American Silver Waiter


An elegant Antique American Silver Waiter. It is of lovely quality with its shaped thread edge border. A fluted design also resonates throughout the piece. This fluted design is located right near the border. Although the surface on this piece is quite plain, there is …

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Antique American Silver Waiter


This is an elaborate late 19th century American Silver Waiter. The border features an ornate 1 inch chased leaf design. The surface of this waiter is decorated with an intricate diaper pattern and has an unmonogrammed cartouche at the center encircled by foliate detail. The …

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Antique George III English Silver Small Waiter


This handsome Antique George III English Silver Waiter has three ball and claw feet and a shaped gadroon border. It is in pristine condition and is a lovely example of a Georgian Silver Waiter with its design and workmanship. Due to its size, this Waiter …

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Antique George II English Silver Small Waiter


We are often asked what is the difference between a salver and a waiter. The difference is size – we refer to waiters as anything smaller than 9 inches and salvers being larger than 9 inches. All waiters have borders and their designs have evolved …

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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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