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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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English sterling silver wine cooler. Made by James Barclay Hennell in London in 1879. Round and curved bowl with beaded rim and lion’s head mounts with loose-mounted rings at sides. Leafing scrollwork on beaded ground, and two scrolled and bead-and-reel frames with trefoil mounts. In one the horses amble contentedly in the enclosed paddock. In the other they have broken out and run wild without order or direction. Elegant and nimble thoroughbreds illustrating a very Victorian moral. Plain... Click for details

Sale Price: $55,250.00
Listed Price $85,000.00

Traditional sterling silver porringer. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Round bowl with straight sides and open and scrolled tree handle. The classic model and perfect baby gift. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 5796D, and director’s letter m. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 6 5/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BV574

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00

Set of 12 Modern sterling silver goblets. Made by Wallace in Wallingford, Conn. Each: Bell-form bowl with upward tapering stem and round and raised foot. A classic design that make’s any occasion special. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 14. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 65.5 troy ounces. #BV554

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

Pair of Midcentury Modern sterling silver candlesticks. Each: Tapering column with urn socket on base with low-relief with flowers between beaded borders; foot round and raised. Marked “Sterling / Columbia / Weighted”. Columbia Silver Co. was a Brooklyn maker active in the 1950s and ’60s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 7/8 x D 3 1/2 in. #BV717

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00

Japanese sterling silver soup ladle. Made by Tiffany & Co in New York. Oval terminal with double-sided low-relief stylized ornament: Perched bird, flowers, leafing stalks, and cattails. Interlaced monogram on verso. Reed handle. Rectangular gilt bowl with crimped rim. The pattern was in production from 1871 to 1904. The designer was Edward C. Moore, who was a connoisseur of Japanese art. Illustrated in: Hood. Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1999, p. 181. Fully marked. Excellent condition with nice... Click for details

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

Art Deco sterling silver baby cup, ca 1920. Gently curved and tapering sides with scroll bracket handle. Acid-etched frieze with stubby-legged toddlers exploring the shrubbery. Arbor has vacant center for engraving. Interior gilt washed. Fully marked including no. 300 and maker’s stamp for Matthews Co. (later Hickok-Matthews Co.) in Newark. Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BV625

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00

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

Plymouth sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1921. Tapering and paneled ovoid body, reeded helmet mouth, capped scroll bracket handle, and stepped oval foot. A fine piece in the classic pattern. Fully marked including maker's stamp, no. A2788, date symbol, and volume (3 3/8 pints). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x W 9 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BV616

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00

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 is she’s not happy with her first result. More daisies forming... Click for details

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

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

Pair of Midcentury Classical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1949. Tapering column on round and gently raised foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 23282 (first produced in 1949), and director’s letter M (1947-56). Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 8 x D 3 7/8 in. Total weight: 13.5 troy ounces. #BV636

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00

Modern romantic sterling silver picture frame. Made by Thomae in Attleboro, Mass. A great Valentine’s Day gift with symbolically poignant off-center heart-shaped window in plain rectangular surround. With silk lining and velvet back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including maker’s stamp. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 x W 3 in. Window: H 3 x W 2 5/8 in. #BV686

Sale Price: $262.50
Listed Price $375.00
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