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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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BN701

American sterling silver postage stamp box, ca 1920. Round with straight sides. Cover flat with cast finial in form of horse. Vertical slit for threading roll. Hallmarked Herbst & Wassall, a Newark maker active in the first decades of the 20th century, as well as New York retailer’s stamp Udall & Ballou. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN701

Sale Price: $595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BN585

Smart and Modern sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1936. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover hinged with molded rim. Box interior cedar lined. Hallmark includes pattern no. 22353 (first produced in 1936) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 16.8 troy ounces. #BN585

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BN672

Modern sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover hinged and flat with minor overhang. Box interior cedar lined. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 23325. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 10.7 troy ounces. #BN672

Sale Price: $836.50
Listed Price $1,195.00
BN656

Art Deco sterling silver desk box. Made by John B. Chatterley & Sons in Birmingham in 1955. Rectangular with plain and straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with scalloped tab and central rectangular frame (vacant) surrounded by dense engine-turned wave ornament. Four corner bracket supports. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Box underside leather-lined. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions (with supports): H 2 1/4 x W 6 7/8 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 18.7 troy ounces. #BN656

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
BN674

Smart sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover flat and hinged with molded rim. Box and cover interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Hallmark includes pattern no. 23093, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-5). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 5/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 19.8 troy ounces. #BN674

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BN540

George VI sterling silver casket box. Made by Richard Comyns in London in 1946. Rectangular with straight sides and corner bracket supports. Paneled and engine-turned sides. Cover hinged and raised with engine-turned top. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt. Underside leather-lined. Striking and capacious. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions (with supports): H 4 3/4 x W 11 x D 7 in. Gross weight: 42 troy ounces. #BN540

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BN543

Neoclassical sterling silver desk box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1913. Rectangular with curved and hinged cover. Raised ornament including garlands, dentil, and paterae on sides and cover. On cover is central oval cartouche (vacant). Box interior wood-lined. Cover interior gilt. Hallmark includes pattern no. 18496A (first produced in 1913) and director's letter m (1907-47). Very good definition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 9 1/2 x D 5 7/8 in. Gross weight: 26 troy ounces. #BN543

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN531

Art Deco sterling silver postage stamp box. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Fluid rectangle with spread base and curved hinged cover. Interior gilt and partitioned. Hallmark includes pattern no. N821. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 1/4 in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. #BN531

Sale Price: $297.50
Listed Price $425.00
BN541

Victorian sterling silver box. Made by William Comyns & Sons in London in 1899. Rectangular with soft round corners and hinged and curved cover. Box interior lined with stained wood. Cover interior gilt. Underside leather-lined. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 10 x D 6 in. #BN541

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN535

Art Nouveau sterling silver postage stamp box. Made by Unger Bros in Newark. Rectangular cover with mythological scene in low relief: Cupid kisses Venus on wavy cloud ground. Cover hinged to undulating and fluted spread base. Interlaced script monogram engraved on front. Interior gilt and partitioned. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 2 5/8 x D 2 in. Weight: 1.8 troy ounces. #BN535

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BF386

George VI sterling silver box. Made by John B. Chatterley & Sons in Birmingham in 1951. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged and tabbed cover. Cover top has rectangular frame (vacant) surrounded by engine-turned linear ornament. Box and cover interior cedar-lined. Box underside leather-lined. Hallmarked. Good condition with minor wear.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 12.2 troy ounces. #BF386

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BQ281

Lovely sterling silver keepsake box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and tabbed. Cover top has engraved border with dense and overlapping flowers and leaves. Stained-wood bottom, lining, and partition. Cover interior has rectangular tablet (vacant). Hallmarked “sterling silver”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 7 x D 3 3/8 in. Gross weight: 11 troy ounces. #BQ281

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
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