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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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BE288

American Modern sterling silver desk box. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging with cutout scrolled tab. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Hallmarked Andrew A. Taylor, a Newark maker active ca 1930s-70s. Numbered 214. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 11.6 troy ounces. #BE288

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BQ640

Pair of Classical column sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1911-12. Each: Fluted shaft on stepped square base. Composite capital and detachable bobeche. Beading. Hallmarks include date symbols, no. A3206, and retailer’s stamp (Bigelow, Kennard). Very good condition. Minor base pings.

Dimensions: H 8 5/8 x W 4 1/4 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BQ640

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BQ601

Midcentury Modern sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved and tapering sides with incised bands, and gently curved cover. Spare and functional – perfect for pouring over ice. Hallmark includes pattern no. 60551 and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 3 7/8 in. Weight: 17.4 troy ounces. #BQ601

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BM819

Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1885. Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, and cylindrical neck and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver dragonfly, birds, grain sheaves, and cattails. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic styles. Hallmark includes no. E40. Very good condition.... Click for details

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BN862

Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Barrel form with bracket handle. Acid-etched frames inset with sporting tots golfing, skating, batting, and serving, alternating with vacant pilasters. Sweet figures with round faces and chubby limbs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20850B and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5.3 troy ounces. #BN862

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BN864

Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1896. Drum-form with leaf-capped scrolled handle. Chased leaf-and-dart border at bottom with lots of room leftover for engraving. Gilt interior. Hallmark includes no. 5230 and date symbol. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 2.2 troy ounces. #BN864

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BN853

Victorian sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Theodore B. Starr in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and scroll handle. Allover repousse flowers, foliage, and scrolls. Pretty and tactile. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside. Hallmark includes no. 76. Very good condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x W 8 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 29.7 troy ounces. #BN853

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BN875

Sterling silver dinner set for 8 in Hampton pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. This set comprises 92 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 8 dinner forks (7 3/4), 3 luncheon forks (7), 9 salad forks (6 7/8), and 4 seafood forks (6); Spoons: 10 teaspoons (6), 12 oval-bowl soup spoons (7 1/4), 1 round-bowl cream soup spoon (6 7/8), 9 demitasse spoons (4 3/8), and 8 iced-tea spoons (7 5/8); Knives: 8 dinner knives (10), 3 luncheon knives (9 1/4), and 8 butter spreaders (6); Serving pieces:... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
BN872

Greek Revival sterling silver gravy boat. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway in New York. Elongated bowl with helmet mouth, split and scrolled high-looping handle with leaf mouth, spool stem, and stepped oval foot. Fretwork and beading. Restrained Classical design from the early years. Hallmark (1854-70) includes maker’s (John C. Moore) and retailer’s stamps and pre-1860 pattern no. 686. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8 x W 9 1/4 x D 4 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BN872

Sale Price: $1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
BQ734

Greek Revival sterling silver cigar lighter in form of ancient oil lamp. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Oval bowl with rim scrolls and buds. Flying open scroll handle with palmette thumb rest. Raised oval foot and conical receptacle for holding fuel. A chic look back with advanced stylized ornament. Hallmark includes pattern no. 989 and director’s letter M (1873-91). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 6 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 4.8 troy ounces. #BQ734

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00
BQ729

Set of 6 American sterling silver mint julep cups. Each: Straight and tapering sides and reeded rims. On underside is engraved a stylish presentation honoring so many years of loyal service with Brown-Forman, a Kentucky spirits maker. The presentation dates are 1965 to 1970. Hallmarked Manchester. Five cups have pattern no. 3759. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 23 troy ounces. #BQ729

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BQ733

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 interior cedar lined and partitioned. Hallmark includes pattern no. 22358, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Excellent condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 9 3/8 x D 6 in. Weight: 39 troy ounces. #BQ733

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