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Pair of George III Antique English Silver Decanter Labels

$475.00 for pair

Silver Decanter Labels (name tags) were created to declare the contents within decanters. The decanter label was also known as the “bottle ticket” during the 18th century. Colored Glass Decanters were predominately used at this time and it was difficult to determine what was inside …

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George III Antique English Silver Wine Coaster

$1,150.00

With the arrival of the elegant and sophisticated new style of dining in the 18th century, the demand for objects on the dining tables started to emerge. As a result of this, the silver wine coaster started to make its presence felt. The original purpose …

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George III Antique English Silver Goblet

$1,250.00

Even though people sometimes think that a silver chalice and a silver goblet are the same, they are not. There are several differences between the two pieces. The first difference is the religious aspect. A chalice is decorated in a manner which denotes its ties …

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George III Antique English Sterling Silver Wine Ewer

$3,500.00

The Silver Wine Ewer was first introduced in the late 17th century. Originally, ewers were used for washing fingers. A waiter would hold a basin in front of each dinner guest to wash their hands with rose water. At that time, people were eating with …

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George II Antique English Silver Beer/Water Jug

$21,500.00

The derivation of the word ‘jug’ is from the Middle English word ‘jugge’ used to describe a large rounded vessel. Jugs are generally used to hold and serve liquid and usually have a handle and narrow neck. Wealthy Ancient Greeks and Romans stored their wine …

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Devoted to the color blue 💙

Greetings from Wyler Antiques!!

While looking over our inventory (which continues to grow on a daily basis), we realize that we have a great deal of articles that are the color blue. Therefore, we are devoting this week's Announcement to the color blue. We hope that you like the articles that we have chosen.

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