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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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BS985

Pair of turn-of-the-century German 800 silver 2-light candelabra. Each: Tapering pillar on raised shaped foot with spread c-scroll supports. Garland-entwined figure mounted to pillar top. On one, a bosomy, drapery-clad caryatid; on other, a naked atlantes. Each figure holds a stem with two open and scrolled branches, terminating in single socket. Fluid and dynamic Art Nouveau mixed with frothy Rococo. Interlaced script monogram engraved on foot. Fully marked and numbered 100703 (atlantes) and... Click for details

Sale Price: $4,865.00
Listed Price $6,950.00
BT006

Large turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Gorham in Providence. Deep and tapering bowl with raised foot and open scrolled handled. Rim border comprising square frames with low-relief pictogram-style representations of nursery rhymes, including a fiddling cat and moon-jumping cow (Hey, Diddle, Diddle) and blackbird pie and clothes-hanging maid (Sing a Song of Sixpence). A cerebral distillation of key symbols. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including no.... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS988

Classical sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl round on stepped foot. Stand round with well. Tooled borders with cherub heads, leaves, and beading. Both pieces fully marked including pattern no. 8173, order no. 1062, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Very good condition.

Dimensions: Bowl: H 2 1/2 x D 4 1/2 in. Stand: H 1/2 x D 5 7/8 in. Total weight: 10 troy ounces. #BS988

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BQ896

Pair of sterling silver Medallion sterling silver salt and pepper shakers. Each: Cylindrical neck, bellied bowl, and round foot. Cover domed and overhanging with dense piercing. Two rondels with raised Classical head in profile on lined ground; one is a helmeted warrior, the other a sage matron. Beautiful pieces in the popular and evolving pattern with a New York association. The mark is associated with Ball, Black, a retailer in business from 1852-74. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 5/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BT001

Heavy and sumptuous sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped oval well and irregularly lobed sides with chased leaf-and-dart border. Rolled-over rim with dense floral and scroll repousse. Foot ring has four leaf-mounted paw supports. Ornamental interlaced monogram. Fully marked including pattern no. 8867 (first produced in 1886) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 16 1/4 x D 12 5/8 in. Weight: 60 troy ounces.... Click for details

Sale Price: $5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
BI340

Turn-of-the-century Baltimore-style repousse sterling silver trinket box. Globular with curved and overhanging cover. Dense allover flowers on stippled ground on sides and cover top. Cover top has central scrolled cartouche (vacant). Gilt-washed interior. Marked including stamp for Washington DC retailer Harris & Schafer. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BI340

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BS983

Art Deco sterling silver petal bowl. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved sides and petal rim interspersed with beads. Raised and spread foot. Fully marked including no. 606 and maker’s and retailer’s stamps. The maker was Currier & Roby, who were active in New York until 1940. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4x D 6 1/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BS983

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT010

Edwardian sterling silver pictorial baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. Straight sides and reeded c-scroll handle. Interior gilt washed.

Chased scene of boy’s procession marching single file: The cavalry, in the person of a hop-a-long hobby-horse rider, follows a bugle-blowing hobo, who is preceded by a solitary representative of the flag corps, who in turn is just a few steps behind the drummer. A purposeful expedition under the leadership of a diminutive rifleman. The picket... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BS965

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
BR167

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
BS929

German sterling silver cow creamer, ca 1920. Retailed by Shreve & Co. in San Francisco. Stocky body on slender legs. Neat horns and tail ring handle. Milk enters through hinged back cover with chased fly, and 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
BR223

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
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