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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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BV113

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
BC755

English Victorian silver-plated and mother of pearl dessert set, ca 1840. This set comprises 36 pieces: 18 forks and 18 knives. Forks have 4 tines and knives have straight blades with curved end. Engraved scrolling leaves and flowers. Shoulder has double-sided scrolled frames (vacant). Mother-of-pearl handle with carved double-sided terminal. In stained-wood case with felt-lining and 2 detachable trays.

Each piece has maker's stamp for A. Hastfield, who was active in Sheffield in the first... Click for details

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BT689

Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window in flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back with hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) frame. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp, no. 550/50, and phrase “Hand Made”.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/4 x W 9 1/4 in. Window: H 10 x W 8 in. #BT689

Sale Price: $945.00
Listed Price $1,350.00
R&M

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
BU988

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
BQ388

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass perfume with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid bottle with short neck and everted rim in silver collar. Stopper ovoid with concave neck in same. Dense overlay in form of entwined and scrolling tendrils and diaper. Asymmetrical strapwork cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Glass is clear. Numbered 4911E. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 7 1/2 x D 3 5/8 in. #BQ388

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BQ387

Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass perfume with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid bottle with short neck and everted rim in silver collar. Stopper ovoid with concave neck in same. Dense overlay in form of entwined and scrolling tendrils, scattered flower heads, and diaper. Asymmetrical strapwork cartouche engraved with interlaced script monogram. Glass is clear. Numbered 4911B. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 8 x D 3 3/4 in. #BQ387

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BU325

Milano sterling silver dinner set for 24. Made by Buccellati in Italy. This set comprises 120 pieces (dimensions in inches): Forks: 24 dinner forks (8 1/4) and 24 salad forks; Spoons: 24 dessert spoons (7) and 24 teaspoons (5 7/8); and 24 dinner knives (9 7/8).

Modern Classical pattern with beaded terminal. Knife blades stainless steel. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Total weight: 157.5 troy ounces + 24 knives. #BU325

Sale Price: $14,625.00
Listed Price $22,500.00
BV102

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
BU971

Edwardian sterling silver trinket box. Made by S. Kirk & Son Co. in Baltimore. Curved sides with short plain neck and Curved cover. Allover floral repousse in scattered and meandering arrangement on stippled ground. Fully marked including maker’s stamp (1903-24) and no. 6. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x D 4 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. #BU971

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BU388

German Midcentury Classical 800 silver picture frame. Rectangular window in flat surround with wraparound engine-turned lines, and raised egg-and-dart border. With glass, silk lining, and wood laminate back with hinged easel support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display. Marked. Very good condition.

Large dimensions: Frame: H 14 x W 11 1/2 in. Window: H 11 1/2 x W 9 1/8 in. #BU388

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BU993

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
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