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Antique Sterling Silver Items for Sale

Find wonderful items for your entire home at Nelson and Nelson of NYC. Our antique sterling silver will add that personal touch to any room. Our vintage silver items for the dining room include tea sets, flatware sets, candlesticks, platters, martini shakers, ice buckets, and much more. As for the bedroom or office, consider antique sterling silver desk accessories, jewelry boxes, or hand mirrors. 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! We continually update our online catalog, so check back regularly for newly added items.

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Set of 12 turn-of-the-century sterling silver goblets. Each: Oval bowl on cylindrical support flowing into raised foot. Floral and foliate repousse on stippled ground. Bowl has plain cartouche (vacant) in scrolled frame. Interior gilt washed. Pretty and tactile in the historic Baltimore style. Marked “Sterling 10”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7 x D 3 3/8 in. Total weight: 82 troy ounces. #BU119

Sale Price: $14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00

Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau quilted glass vase by historic maker Loetz with engraved silver overlay. Tapering sides and short inset neck. Overlay in form of flower heads with whiplash stems and tendrils. A beautiful contrast between the bold and fluid silver ornament and the regular glass diaper pattern. Glass is green. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x D 4 in. #BT974

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window in flat and plain surround. With glass, silk lining, and wood laminate back and hinged support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display. Fully marked including Hickok-Matthews maker’s and retailer’s stamps, and no. 422. The maker is better known by its original name Lebkuecher. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 5 1/4 x W 3 7/8 in. Window: H 4 3/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00

Kennedy-era sterling silver mint julep. Retailed by Scearce in Kentucy, 1961-63. Traditional form with tapering sides and beading at rim and foot. Not many of these were made during the 35th president’s incomplete single term. Fully marked including presidential date stamp JFK. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BT999

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

Austrian cigar cutter with 900 silver mount, ca 1900. Eagle head with dense and textural feathers and red glass bead eyes. Predatory beak with hinged blade. Insert tip – Snap! A super alpha accessory. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Length: 9 3/4 in. #BS703

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00

Victorian cut-glass flask with sterling silver cover. Made by Robert Pringle & Sons in London in 1899. Heart-form with flat sides and diaper pattern. Ball cover threaded and cork-lined with tooled leafing scrolls and vacant top. A lady's medicinal for swoons and palpitations. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 3 1/2 x D 1 in. #BU127

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00

Edwardian sterling silver basket. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca 1910. Solid and round shaped well engraved with interlaced script monogram. Flared sides with pierced diaper ornament. Molded wavy rim with cornucopias. Pierced swing handle with same and oval frame (vacant). Rests on 4 ornamental supports with garland mounts. Hallmark includes no. 10/5665. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 4 7/8 x D 14 in. H (with handle) 11 3/4 in. Weight: 46 troy ounces.... Click for details

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

Pair of Melrose sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Gorham in Providence. Each: Flanged baluster shaft on domed foot. Two scrolled arms, each terminating in single socket mounted to spool support surmounted in same. Raised scroll and floral borders. Converts to candlestick and low candelabrum. Great all-arounders for every type of dinner party. Fully marked and numbered 1381. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 1/4 x W 14 1/2 x D 4 7/8 in. #BT924

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

Edwardian sterling silver salver. Made by S. Kirk & Son Co. in Baltimore. Round with boldly beaded rim. Well engraved with central laurel wreath (vacant) and ornamented ground framed by pendant laurel wreaths. Georgian form and Regency Revival ornament. Four claw-and-ball feet. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (1903-7). Very good condition.

Large dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 17 in. Heavy weight: 78 troy ounces. #BT966

Sale Price: $4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00

Craftsman sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Rectangular window in flat surround with allover hand hammering on front and sides. On top rail is engraved a plain and rectangular cartouche (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. Fully marked including pattern no. 17262EE and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/2 x W 8 3/4 in. Window: H 10 x W 7 1/4 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00

Midcentury Modern sterling silver mini martini shaker. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., in 1954. Straight and tapering sides, curved shoulder, and short neck. Snugly fitting bun cover and diagonal spout with chained ball cap. All the essential features in small scale. For stylish solo drinking. Fully marked including date symbol and number X110. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 4 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 4.7 troy ounces. #BU101

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00

Pair of gilt 950 silver 2-light candelabra with carved jade shaft. Made by Cartier in France, ca 1930. Each: Carp shaft in carved jade mounted to stepped and beaded oval base. Set in gaping fish mouth are two leaf-wrapped arms each terminating in single bellied urn socket with leaf-and-dart ornament, detachable bobeche, and beaded wax pan. Stylish Modern Classicism with Japanese influence. Fully marked with French 950 hallmark and maker's stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W... Click for details

Sale Price: $29,250.00
Listed Price $45,000.00
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