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Sterling Silver Boxes

The number of sterling silver boxes available at Nelson and Nelson is extensive, with various unique finds such as cigar, enamel, and desk boxes. We also do beautiful hand engravings on sterling boxes. You can use our antique boxes however you desire. Whether you wish to use them for storing desk supplies or valuables, sterling silver engravable boxes are both functional and beautiful. They will certainly catch the eye of any passerby while sitting proudly on your desk or shelf. We also have a special collection of sterling silver jewelry boxes that are the perfect size to store all your fine jewelry pieces.

Take a look at our antique sterling silver boxes for sale below.

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BV854

George V sterling silver box. Made by Charles S. Green & Co., Ltd in Birmingham in 1917. Rectangular with curved corners. Cover hinged with curved top and tapering tab. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 7 1/8 x D 5 1/4 in. Gross weight: 30.5 troy ounces. #BV854

Sale Price: $1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
BV620

Victorian sterling silver keepsake box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Heart-shaped. Cover raised with crimped rim. Dense flower and fern repousse. Gilt-washed interior. A gushingly romantic Valentine’s Day gift. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 8199, and director’s letter T (1892-1902). Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 3 3/4 x D 3 5/8 in. Weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BV620

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BV501

Dutch Classical 833 silver peppermint box, ca 1880. Curved sides and truncated ends. Wraparound low-relief ornamental bands and applied lozenges and quatrefoils. Cover hinged with engraved and embossed top. Marked. Very good condition with some attractive rubbing and wear.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 1 3/4 x D 1 3/8 in. #BV501

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BV750

Japonesque sterling silver pillbox, ca 1880. Oval with hinged and tabbed cover. Allover spot hammering and irregular lines radiating from bottom. Applied to cover top is black-lacquered beetle with gold spots; also engraved calligraphy-style 3-letter monogram. Gilt interior. Marked “Tiffany & Co. Sterling” with indistinct number. Very good condition with deep patina.

Small dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 2 1/2 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 1.5 troy ounces. #BV750

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BV749

Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1919. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged cover with wrapround molded rim. Engraved horizontal bands in frames on sides and cover top. Cover top has central rectangular cartouche (vacant). Box and cover interior cedar lined. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 195716 (first produced in 1919), and director’s letter m. Good condition. Box underside has incised grid.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 1/4... Click for details

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
BV743

Modern sterling silver cigar box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1936. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover flat and hinged with wraparound overhanging rim. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Cover interior gilt. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (first produced in 1936) and pattern no. 22356. Excellent condition.

Large dimensions: H 3 3/4 x W 9 1/2 x D 6 1/8 in. Gross weight: 50 troy ounces. #BV743

Sale Price: $4,900.00
Listed Price $7,000.00
BV124

European 800 silver box, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides and chamfered corners. Cover hinged with scrolled tab. Cover top gently curved with central oval enameled medallion depicting a fox hunt with hounds running ahead of whip-cracking milord in foreground. Interior velvet lined. Marked “800”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 5 5/8 x D 3 7/8 in. Gross weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV124

Sale Price: $2,975.00
Listed Price $4,250.00
BV702

Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver box. Made by Levi & Salaman in Birmingham in 1904. Round and wavy form with straight sides and overhanging hinged cover. On cover top in voluptuous relief is scene of daisy divination inspired by Goethe’s Faust when Marguerite plucks off the petals, saying “He loves me, he loves me not.” Here Marguerite is a bare-shouldered nymph with flowing tresses and a heap of daisies to fall back on if she’s not happy with her first result. More daisies forming... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BV405

Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Rectangular with straight sides and crisp corners. Cover hinged and gently curved with overhanging wraparound rim. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including no. 455 and stamp for Andrew Taylor, a Newark maker active from ca 1930s to 1970s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV405

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
BV281

Classical sterling silver ring box. Made by Birks in Canada. Round with straight sides and hinged cover. Cover top has vacant center and gadrooned rim. Spread foot also gadrooned. Box interior has fitted velvet for a single ring. Cover interior gilt with maker’s medallion. Underside marked “Birks / Sterling”. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x D 1 7/8 in. #BV281

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BV280

Classical sterling silver ring box. Made by Birks in Canada. Round with straight sides and hinged cover. Cover top has vacant center and gadrooned rim. Spread foot also gadrooned. Box interior has fitted velvet for a single ring. Cover interior gilt with maker’s medallion. Underside marked “Birks / Sterling”. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x D 1 7/8 in. #BV280

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BT019

Baby Boom-era sterling silver diaper pin box. Rectangular with straight sides and sharp corners. Cover flat, hinged, and overhanging. On cover top is applied safety pin above engraved words “Baby’s Pins”. A sweet memento of postwar fecundity. Marked “Lutz / Sterling / Hand Made”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1/2 x W 3 5/8 x D 1 3/4 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BT019

Sale Price: $262.50
Listed Price $375.00
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