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Are you currently searching for sterling hollowware items for sale, or maybe you need to replace that old, boring dinnerware set? We have plenty of beautiful antiques available to meet your demands. Our sterling silver hollowware is very popular at Nelson and Nelson. Original pieces like candelabras, toast racks, dinner plates, and sterling silver coffee sets and sterling silver tea sets will be the highlight of your gatherings with friends and family. All of our sterling silver hollowware is in the best possible condition so that you can enjoy right away without worries. Give us a call today to learn more about our sterling hollowware items.
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Pompeiian sterling silver coffee and tea set on tray. Made by Mt Vernon in Mount Vernon, New York, ca 1920. This set comprises kettle on stand, coffeepot, teapot, creamer, sugar, and waste bowl on tray.

Each: Ovoid body on round foot mounted to square base, reeded scroll bracket handles, and domed cover with vasiform finial. Vitruvian scroll rims interspersed with paterae and engraved garlands. On front oval medallion inset with bacchante. On back vacant oval medallion. Kettle stand on 4 ram... Click for details

Sale Price: $16,250.00
Listed Price $25,000.00

Danish Modern glass and sterling silver bowl. Clear glass with curved sides and wide and flat rim. Sterling silver “frog” comprising tooled and irregular stretchers set in plain and flat round ring. Silver marked “925S” with maker’s stamp for Aage Weimar, who was active in Copenhagen from 1937 to 1966. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 2 x D 7 in. Weight (silver only): 5.5 troy ounces. #R&M

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00

Turn-of-the-century Chinese silver goblet. Ovoid bowl with horned and scaly wraparound dragon in relief, and applied circular frame (vacant). Bowl rests on 3-gun shaft in turn mounted to domed foot with second dragon. An unusual design evocative of Eastern and Western power. Marked “WC90” and Chinese characters. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. #BU988

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00

Super big and super romantic sterling silver heart bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1910. Solid well; curved and tapering sides with chased scrolls and ribbon bows, and pierced geometric ornament. Irregular rim with scrolls, leaves, and flowers. Open leaf and scroll foot ring. Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Bailey, Banks & Biddle) stamps, no. 3285 and date symbol. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 10 1/4 x D 12 in. Weight: 15 troy ounces. #BV102

Sale Price: $980.00
Listed Price $1,400.00

Japonesque mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Rectangular with curved sides and lobed corners with applied ornament. At bottom are two birds pecking at granulated soil planted with bamboo and lily of the valley with tooled grasses in background. Above dart and soar a butterfly and two dragonflies. A restrained deployment of modish motifs in toned and nuanced brown palette. Marked “Tiffany & Co.” Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 12 x D 9 in. #BU993

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

Pair of Victorian sterling silver salt & pepper shakers. Made by Stokes & Ireland in Birmingham in 1889. Each: A pierced globe is supported by a chubby, contrapposto cherub with wispy drapery and bare bottom, who strains under the weight (of the world?). Sweet and sentimental Classicism with allegorical possibilities. Figure stands on stepped and round foot mounted to square base. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 1 1/4 in. Total weight: 2 troy ounces. #BU117

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Cylindrical neck with flared rim and bellied bowl. Waterlily overlay with flowers and pads, with the rippling water indicated by nervous and edgy dashes, lines and circles. Glass is red. Marked "925 / 1000". Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x D 4 in. #BU989

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

Neoclassical 950 silver jardiniere. Made by Boin-Taburet in Paris, ca 1890. Oval with imbricated leaf-and-berry rim. Sides open interlaced arcade and pendant wreath-and-garland. Open bottom and plain base with rectilinear supports. Original silver-plated liner with loose-mounted end rings. Fully marked with maker’s stamp, Minerva head, and no. 35928. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 13 3/4 x D 9 1/4 in. Weight (without liner): 41.5 troy ounces. #BU986

Sale Price: $3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00

Chrysanthemum sterling silver meat platter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Shaped oval well with tree of life to collect the rivulets of precious pan juices. Irregular rim with the famous chrysanthemum flower heads alternating with leaves in dense and tactile arrangement. Four volute scroll supports with same. A rare piece in the celebrated pattern, a New World interpretation of a Japanese motif, that was first produced in 1880. Fully marked including pattern no. 5730 and director’s... Click for details

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

George V sterling silver coffeepot. Made by S. Blanckensee & Sons Ltd in Birmingham in 1925. Faceted with conical body, leaf-capped s-scroll spout, and hinged and domed cover with vasiform finial. Capped and scrolled stained-wood handle. Perennially popular Georgian that works on traditional and Modern tables. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/2 x W 6 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 13.5 troy ounces. #BU987

Sale Price: $770.00
Listed Price $1,100.00

Regency-style gilt sterling silver centerpiece. Three caryatid bacchantes support an open basket with ivy shoulder. They stand on concave triangle set in same with satyr-head monopodia joined by garlands, and in turn mounted to plain and larger base on volute capital supports. A great “goddess” centerpiece with ethereal barefoot maids in chaste drapery that reflects the English discovery of Greek art in the early 19th century.

In the late 1970s, Nelson Rockefeller commissioned... Click for details

Sale Price: $8,125.00
Listed Price $12,500.00

George IV sterling silver salver. Made by John Bridge of Rundell, Bridge & Rundell in London in London in 1824. Round with well and shallow lobing. Rim gadrooned with interspersed leaves. Four volute capital supports. Fully marked. Good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x D 8 3/4 in. Weight: 11.5 troy ounces. #BU422

Sale Price: $805.00
Listed Price $1,150.00
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