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Italian Silver Plate Bread Basket

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A lovely Italian Silver Plate Bread Basket. Using this basket is a great help when entertaining. With its elegant design, it looks lovely on a table holding breads, muffins and rolls. One could also choose to use this basket for other things such as fruit. …

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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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Italian Silver Plate Frying Pan

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We were so excited that we were able to buy back this lovely Italian Silver Plated Frying Pan. This is an example of what we were referring to in the About Us section under the subcategory Purchase/Buy Back. A client of ours contacted us and …

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American Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl

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A very attractive American Silver Creamer and Sugar Bowl. Although this set is made by an American company, it is a copy of an early George 11 English silver style. Both the creamer and the sugar bowl have thread edge borders. The creamer has a …

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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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Pair of American Sterling Silver Beakers

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A silver beaker is a drinking vessel, most commonly with a cylindrical body. Beakers generally forgo handles or a lid and are very similar in shape and style as to what is now referred to as a tumbler. During the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras, …

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Pair of English Silver Plate Wine Coasters

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Wine Coasters are a perfect example of the result of changing social customs which also affected articles made in silver. We can assume someone probably conceived the idea of placing a wine bottle in a stand and pushing (“coasting”) it along the table. This explains …

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Italian Silver Card Case

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Introduced in 1961, the Bamboo Pattern was designed by Tiffany’s then-Design Director, Van Day Truex. In 1965, the Bamboo Pattern won the prestigious International Design Award for silver. Its simplicity and character have made it quite popular for modern table settings as well as other …

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Italian Silver Plate Hors d’oeuvres Serving Dish

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This Italian Silver Plated and Glass Hors d’oeuvres Serving Dish is the perfect piece for someone who loves to entertain!! The faceted glass inserts on this article are in pristine condition and are removable as well. The silver plated serving dish has a pierced design …

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English Silver Plate Meat Platter

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A handsome English Silver Plated Meat Platter. It is oval in shape and quite handsome in design as it has a gadroon border. The English Silver Plated Meat Platter also has a sunken oval central well that is simple and unembellished. This platter is quite …

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Set of 4 American Sterling Silver Tumbler Cups

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The name “tumbler” is traced to the mid – 17th Century. A tumbler is a stem-less, often flat-bottomed drinking vessel which is typically taller than 3 inches. When filled with wine, this curved and heavier base allowed the cup to tumble from side to side …

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Old Sheffield Plate Salver

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A handsome Old Sheffield Salver which is quite rare because of its oblong shape. Most salvers at this time were round shaped. This Old Sheffield Salver has a shaped gadroon border and there is a crest in the center of the piece. It is a …

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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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Italian Silver Plate Tea Tray

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A handsome Italian silver plated tea tray that is quite elegant in design with its cut corners and reed detailing. This tray is quite practical as it is ideal to serve food and beverages when one is entertaining.

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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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English Silver Plate Salver

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A handsome English Silver Plate Videau Salver. We are thrilled to have re-acquired this piece as we sold these salvers quite well in our New York City store approximately 50 years ago. This English Silver Plate Square Salver is quite elegant in design. With a …

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Old Sheffield Plate Wine Coaster

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During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the upper class became increasingly obsessed with the lifestyle and consumption of goods and wanted to display their taste as well as wealth. This idea of extravagance, as well as the addition of import and export duties created a …

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Antique Art Nouveau Glass Vase

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An exquisite American Art Nouveau 20th Century Glass Vase decorated in the style of Tiffany’s. This vase has a type of iridescent art glass that is extremely popular for many people. Superb detail workmanship shows up on its dark purple background with its wonderful floral …

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Antique American Silver Sugar Basket

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Perfect for tea time, an Antique Silver Sugar Basket is an elegant way to serve your sugar. During the 18th and 19th centuries, sugar baskets were used for the purpose of holding sugar for tea and coffee as well as sweetening foods. In today’s society, …

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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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Italian Silver Wine Coaster

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The term ‘coaster’ was first recognized in 1887. Prior to that, a wine coaster was either called a ‘stand’ or ‘slider’. These words were derived from the custom that, after finishing dinner, the cloth was removed from the table and as the ladies withdrew to …

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Pair of Antique American Silver Salad Servers

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A stunning pair of Tiffany and Company American Silver Salad Servers in the ‘Colonial’ pattern. This pattern was introduced in 1895. It was designed by Paulding Farnham and although it is quite plain, it has an elegant look. This pattern is quite different from his …

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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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Coin Silver Mirror

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Coin Silver is an alloy of 90 percent silver. It is a standardized alloy with the other 10 percent comprised of a very limited number of non – silver metals like copper and nickel. In the United States, coin silver must be at least 90 …

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George III Antique English Silver Caudle Cup

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A 2 handled George III, Antique English Silver Caudle Cup, having a bulbous body. This cup was made for caudle, a drink of warm ale or wine mixed with bread, eggs, and sweetened with sugar, and flavored with spices. Caudle often was prepared for the …

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Set of 4 Antique English Silver Pepper Casters

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A lovely set of 4 Antique English Silver early 20th century Pepper Casters. They are designed in a plain octagonal form and stand on a reeded spreading foot. The removable covers are pierced with vertical geometric and linear designs that make it easy to sprinkle …

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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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English Silver Wine Funnel

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Wine Funnels were developed towards the end of the 17th century as they were a necessity for decanting wines from the bottle to a decanter. They are typically made in two halves which are fitted together and it has a removable pierced silver strainer. The …

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English Silver Bowl on Stand

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Sterling silver dinner ware has a prestigious history, and silver bowls are one of the more frequently used as well as favorite items within a set. The shape and beauty of sterling silver bowls are great as being decorative objects as well as utilitarian. No …

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Antique American Silver Mug

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An exquisite Antique Early American Silver 19th century Mug. The mug is baluster shaped and quite elegant in style. Although it is very plain in design, there is an acanthus detailed scroll handle which greatly enhances the piece. The mug resides on a pedestal foot. …

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Antique English Silver Bowl

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An exquisite Antique English Silver early 20th century Bowl. While bowls have been produced for thousands of years, most of them are round shaped. It is nice to be able to find a handsome octagonal shaped bowl like this. Included on this lovely bowl, is …

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Antique English Silver Bowl

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This exquisite Antique English Silver early 20th century Bowl makes such a beautiful statement with its simplicity. It is very elegant in design with its lovely thread edge borders. It resides on a round stepped foot. Due to its simplicity, this bowl will complement engraving …

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Set of 4 George III Antique English Silver Candlesticks

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This striking set of four George III, Antique English Silver Candlesticks, are set on square bases and are chased with guilloche and beaded lobes. Rising from these bases, are the corinthian columns which extend until the sconces and detachable nozzles. These lovely candlesticks have been …

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Facinating Miniatures!

Because of their size, they are wonderful to own and with craftsmanship and detail, they become even more special.

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