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Find wonderful items for your entire home-our sterling silver antiques can add that personal touch to any room. Our antique silver items for the dining room include tea sets, flatware sets, candlesticks, platters, martini shakers, ice buckets, and much more. For the rest of your home, consider centerpiece bowls, silver bird figurines, and everything in between. Our collection of antique sterling items for sale is incredibly extensive, and we encourage you to look around!
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Set of 6 hand-hammered sterling silver footed cups. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Each: Curved bowl with lobed base on short concave stem mounted to stepped foot. Fruiting grapevine applied to stem – a classic Jensen motif. Perfect for all types of grape-based drinks. On foot underside is engraved birthday presentation dated 1965. In original case with fitted velvet and silk lining as well as anti-tarnish bags. Postwar marks including pattern no. 296C. Very good condition with nice... Click for details

Sale Price: $19,500.00
Listed Price $30,000.00

Pair of 4-light sterling silver candelabra, ca 1920. Each: Urn socket on baluster stem mounted to domed and rectangular base. Central bud finial on spool mounted with 4 s-scroll arms, each terminating in single socket. Dynamic twisting and faceting. Interlaced monogram engraved on base. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x W 8 x D 8 in. Weighted. #BR167

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00

German sterling silver cow creamer, ca 1920. Retailed by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco. Stocky body on slender legs. Neat horns and tail ring. Milk enters through hinged back cover with chased fly. It exits through round mooing mouth. Marked “Sterling 925 Germany” with no. 4 and retailer’s stamp. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 1 1/4 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BS929

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00

Pair of Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by William Charles Fordham and Albert Faulkner in Sheffield in 1908. Each stop-fluted column on stepped square base. Corinthian capital with detachable square and concave bobeche. Gadrooned borders. Underside felt lined. Fully marked. Very good condition with a few minor base pings.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BR223

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

German 930 silver novelty trinket box. Imported to England in 1900 by Elly Isaac Miller in London. Rococo shoe with chased floral garlands and open bands. Insole has hinged cover. Raised elf toe and plain heel. German maker’s and English importer's marks. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 5/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BN994

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00

Blossom hand-hammered sterling silver coffee set on tray. This set comprises coffeepot, creamer, large sugar, and sugar on tray. Coffeepot ovoid with fat and tapering s-spout. Creamer bellied with prominent v-spout. Sugars inverted double-dome bowl. All have 3 leaf-mounted paw supports. Coffeepot and creamer have silver-mounted carved handles. Coffeepot and sugars have domed cover with pod spilling seeds. Tray oval with same in open c-scroll end handles.

A great set with a bonus of an extra... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00

Pretty Edwardian inkwell. Made by Foster & Bailey in Providence, ca 1910. Rectangular clear glass base with chamfered corners, wraparound acid-etched garland, and star cut to underside. Ovalish well with short neck in sterling silver collar with hinged and domed cover. Cover top has enameled flower basket and garland on white wavy and chevron ground with ornamental blue lunettes. Fully marked. Very good condition with strong color.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. #BS636

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00

Antique hunter's cigar cutter, ca 1920. Irregular and corrugated horn handle. Mounted to one end is silver boar’s head—all bristly fur, perked ears, alert snout, and red glass bead eyes. Oakleaf collar. At other end is mounted the hardware with taut, springy blade. Hardware has German maker’s stamp (Pfeilring). Silver marked 925. Very good condition.

Length: 9 1/2 in. #BS916

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

Back to the Sixties with a set of 12 LBJ-era sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by Mark J. Scearce in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Each: Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Fully marked including presidential date stamp for Lyndon Baines Johnson (1963-9). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 3 in. Total weight: 55 troy ounces. #BS960

Sale Price: $9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00

Modern sterling silver serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with stepped rim. Smart and functional with nice heft. Fully marked including pattern no. 21252, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-5). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 10 in. Weight: 16 troy ounces. #BQ875

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00

German 930 silver gilt shoe, ca 1920. For a lady with laced front and pierced scrolls. Upturned elf toe is solid as are heal and back, which has a scrolled cartouche (vacant). A fantasy fashion ornament. Marked “930.” Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 5/8 x W 1 7/8 x D 7 1/2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BN999

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

Large Modern sterling silver frame. Made by Hickok Matthews (formerly Lebkuecher) in Newark, ca 1950. Rectangular window with plain and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and laminate back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 3009, and phrase “Hand Made”. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 1/8 x W 9 5/8 in. Window: H 10 1/2 x W 8 in. #BR237

Sale Price: $945.00
Listed Price $1,350.00
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