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Sterling Boxes: Desk Boxes

Nelson & Nelson Antiques carry an assortment of handsome sterling silver boxes and desk boxes. These antique silver boxes are the perfect addition for your home office, study, or vanity. Styles include but arent limited to Edwardian, Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, and Victorian. These gorgeous sterling silver boxes and desk boxes are able to hold an array of small keepsakes and memorabilia as well as hair accessories, makeup, and small desk accessories. Available in a variety of designs, these antique silver boxes feature intricate engravings, hand-hammered details, color images, and more. Depending on the box, these unique pieces feature luxurious linings including velvet, cedar, leather, and stained wood. Some liners are detachable for easy cleaning and customization. Our collection of sterling silver boxes includes boxes from Tiffany & Co. as well as talented silversmiths in England, Italy, and the United States.
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BR471

American Art Deco Craftsman hand-made sterling silver box, ca 1920. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with slight overhand and cutout tab. Applied to cover is open rectangle with popular period motif of herbage-nibbling gazelle. Marked “Sterling / Hand Made”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BR471

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BR413

Small Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with slight overhang. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 24044. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 1 1/2 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BR413

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BR432

Edwardian sterling silver box with fox hunt motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1915. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved with molded rim. Engraved on cover: The horses take a hedge while the hounds run ahead on the scent. Box interior cedar lined. Cover interior gilt washed. Fully marked including pattern no. 18495H and director’s letter m. Condition fine with crisp definition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 18.5 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
BR355

Large sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover gently curved and hinged with wraparound molded rim. Fine interlocking Moresque ornament acid-etched all over sides and cover between plain borders. On cover center is rectangular mono plate (vacant). Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt-washed. Fully marked including pattern no. 18496C and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 9... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS822

American Modern sterling silver box. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Applied tooled wavy rims. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked with Schroth stamp and phrase “Hand Made / Sterling”. Schroth was a New Jersey maker and retailer active in New Jersey beginning in mid-1960s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 7 7/8 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BS822

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BS581

Large American Art Deco sterling silver box. Rectangular with straights dies, and curved and hinged cover. Engine-turned linear ornament on cover and sides: 2 groups of fine lines alternating with 1 wide plain line. Central rectangular mono plate (vacant) on cover. Cover interior gilt-washed. Fully marked including maker’s stamp for Andrew Taylor, a Newark maker active from ca 1930s-70s. Numbered 5208. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 9 3/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight: 21.5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,660.00
Listed Price $3,800.00
BS635

Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover hinged and gently curved, and applied with three gilt torches. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Fully marked including maker’s (S&S) and retailer’s stamps and no. 1. Maker’s stamp unidentified – possibly Smith & Smith, which became a division of Wallace in 1958. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 5 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BS217

Stylish Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Rectangular with straight sides Cover hinged and gently curved. Wavy tab. Corner supports same. Box interior wood-lined and partitioned. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 7 1/4 x D 4 3/4 in. Gross weight: 15.8 troy ounces. #BS217

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BS220

George V sterling silver box. Made in London in 1938. Long rectangle with straight sides. Cover hinged and gently curved with tapering tab. Box and cover cedar lined with three compartments of which one with detachable metal liner. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked including maker’s initials EN. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 9 1/2 x D 3 7/8 in. Gross weight: 27 troy ounces. #BS220

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BH921

Large Victorian sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in London in 1899. Rectangular with straight sides, Cover hinged and gently curved with double tapering tabs. Box and cover interior cedar lined with detachable partitions. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition with crisp corners. Minor wood crack and chip (see photos).

Dimensions: H 5 x W 9 1/8 x D 5 5/8 in. Gross weight: 46 troy ounces. #BH921

Sale Price: $3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
BS558

Large and heavy sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with molded rim. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Hallmark includes pattern no. 22358, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Excellent condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 6 in. Weight: 32.5 troy ounces. #BS558

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BS218

Edward VIII sterling silver box. Made by Padgett & Braham in London in 1936. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged and flat cover. Allover engine turned ornament. Tapering gold tab with tooled floral ornament. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt. Underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 20 troy ounces. #BS218

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
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