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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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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
BR106

Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides and crisp corners. Cover is hinged and flat with slight overhang. Box interior cedar lined. Austere and functional. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 23326 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 6 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 14 troy ounces. #BR106

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BR219

George V sterling silver desk box. Made by John Rose in Birmingham in 1938. Rectangular with chamfered corners, and hinged and tabbed cover. Allover engine-turned wave ornament except for rectangular mono plate (vacant) on box front and corners. Box underside lined with stained wood. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 x D 3 5/8 in. Gross weight: 16.3 troy ounces. #BR219

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
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
BR205

German Midcentury Modern Classical sterling silver box. Rectangular with wraparound concave band between gadrooned borders. Flat block corner supports. Cover flat and hinged. Box and cover interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover underside lined with stained wood. Fully marked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 7/8 x D 5 3/4 in. Gross weight: 15 troy ounces. #BR205

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
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
BR140

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 and partitioned. Fully marked including pattern no. 22358, director’s letter m, and wartime star (1943-45). Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 6 in. Gross weight: 31.5 troy ounces. #BR140

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
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
BS230

George V sterling silver trinket box. Made by A & J Zimmerman in Birmingham in 1918. Rectangular with straights sides. Cover hinged and curved with tab. Box interior cedar lined. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 3 1/2 x D 3 in. Gross weight: 6 troy ounces. #BS230

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
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
BS221

George V sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in London in 1926. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged, flat, and chamfered with tapering tab. Box and cover interior cedar-lined with detachable partitions. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Gross weight: 15.5 troy ounces. #BS221

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BS226

Modern sterling silver box, ca 1950. Rectangular with straight sides and beaded rim. Cover flat and hinged with cutout scrolled tab. Hallmarked with phrase “Hand Made” and no. 47. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BS226

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
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