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Find wonderful antique silver gifts for your friends and family at Nelson and Nelson Antiques in NYC. We carry vintage sterling silver baby gifts, vanity items, picture frames, and trophies that will make dazzling gifts. We also carry items that will add a personal touch to any room in your home. For the dining room, we have vintage sterling silver tea sets, flatware sets, candlesticks, platters, martini shakers, ice buckets, and more. As for the bedroom or office, browse our silver desk accessories, jewelry boxes, or hand mirrors. For any other room that needs a little extra flair, consider centerpiece bowls, silver bird figurines, and everything in between. Our collection of antique silver gifts and 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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BX223

George V sterling silver wine cooler. Made by Reid & Sons in Newcastle on Tyne in 1930.Curved and tapering oval bowl with straight and inset neck. Cast Neptune heads applied to rim and strapwork scrolls applied to shoulder. Seahorse end handles (that is part horse and part twisting, scaly tail). Raised oval foot on four cast dolphin supports. Cast strapwork in beaded frames alternating with rondels. Multi-bottle capacity with lots of room for engraving. Fully marked including London assay stamp... Click for details

Sale Price: $14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BX302

Aesthetic Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Edward C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Straight and gently upward tapering sides, and high and narrow bracket handle. At top stippling and curvilinear border interspersed with engraved stylized leaves and pendant flowers. At bottom raised leaf-and-dart border. Beaded rims. Marks (1865-70) includes maker’s and retailer’s stamps, and pre-1870 pattern no. 2205. Excellent condition with strong definition.

Overall dimensions: H 4 1/4... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BX063

Edwardian sterling silver porringer, ca 1920. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Round bowl with gently upward tapering sides and open tree handle. Acid-etched frieze with anthropomorphic animals: hat-wearing geese, frock-coated dogs, and basket-carrying bears. Drum (vacant) pounded by human jester. Second human holds the reins of harnessed pig. Fully marked including maker’s (McChesney) and retailer’s stamps, and no. W4/19. Excellent condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W... Click for details

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BX291

German Neoclassical silver urn, 18th century. Oval tapering bowl on raised and stepped foot. Cover domed with vasiform finial. Chased imbricated leaf border at bowl bottom; same on cover dome. Visible hammering and handwork. Marked. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BX291

Sale Price: $696.50
Listed Price $995.00
BX257

Set of 12 French 950 silver place card holders mounted with Ancien Regime coins. Each: Clip comprising coin and plain silver circle set in open rectangle of rectangular base with curved front. The coins were issued during the reigns of Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI. A fun dinner party novelty with diagnostic potential. Way more fun than Myers-Briggs for classifying your guests’ personality types. In original cloth-bound case with fitted velvet and silk lining. Fully marked including... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,850.00
Listed Price $5,500.00
BX298

Edwardian Classical sterling silver vase. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. ca 1915. Round and tapering bowl with bracket side handles mounted to flat shoulder, and short and inset neck; raised and fluted foot. Reeding. Gilt-washed interior. With silver-plated frog. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 532. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/4 x W 7 1/8 x D 6 3/4 in. Weight (without frog): 16 troy ounces. #BX298

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BX299

Indian Colonial silver covered mug. Made by Twentyman & Co. in Calcutta, ca 1830. Straight and gently upward tapering sides and s-scroll handle. Bellied cover with clustered leaf finial. Chased floral borders. Engraved script presentation. A first-rate piece by a major Raj-era silversmith. Marked. Condition: Original patina intact.

Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 4 3/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. #BX299

Sale Price: $1,015.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
BX294

Modern sterling silver picture frame. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular window in flat and plain surround. With glass, silk lining, and stained-wood back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 21765, and director’s letter M (1947-56). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 10 7/8 x W 8 5/8 in. Window: H 9 1/4 x W 7 in. #BX294

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BX190

Large and traditional sterling silver Revere bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Tapering sides with flared rim, curved bottom, and raised foot. Great trophy potential with lots of room for engraving. Marked “Tiffany & Co. / Makers / Sterling Silver / 23620 / 925”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 x D 11 7/8 in. Weight: 40 troy ounces. #BX190

Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
BX104

Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged with curved top and overhanging rim. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked including stamp for Andrew A. Taylor, a Newark maker active from ca 1930s-70s, retailer’s stamp, no. 400, and phrase “Hand Made”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Gross weight: 8 troy ounces. #BX104

Sale Price: $1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
BW936

Pair of Edwardian Classical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Whiting Mfg. Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Composite Corinthian capital socket with concave and chamfered rim on fluted columnar shaft. Stepped and raised square foot engraved with interlaced script monogram. Bead-and-reel borders. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 7042. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 11 x W 4 x D 4 in. Weighted. #BW936

Sale Price: $1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
BX217

Set of 6 Midcentury Modern sterling silver open salts with under plates and spoons. Made by Anton Michelsen in Copenhagen. Each salt: Round bowl with enameled interior and engraved and stylized flower head in well. Each plate: Round; gently concave and enameled well decorated with zigzag grattage. Each spoon: Tapering shaft with enameled terminal and round bowl. Enamel is red. Fully marked including maker’s stamp. Plates have designer’s stamp for Eigil Jensen. Excellent condition with strong... Click for details

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