Antique Silver :-)

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Antique silver has an appeal like nothing else. Not just precious metal, but works of art - and a tangible connection to the past. My favorite addiction!!!

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Dominick and Haff aesthetic period sterling silver tureen, with high relief chasing depicting foliage and butterflies - New York, c1881 (Britannia Silver)

dominick and haff antique sterling aesthetic japanese style tureen

George Shiebler aesthetic period sterling silver bowl, in a grape leaves design with applied grapes - New York, c1880 (Britannia Silver)

George Shiebler aesthetic period sterling silver bowl, in a grape leaves design with applied grapes - New York, c1880 (Britannia Silver)

1961 Gorham Silver Service for the U.S.S. Long Beach, by designer Richard L. Huggins. Not antique - but atomic age! I love the finials on the tea service (SMP Silver Salon Forums)

Tea time at Area 51 - SMP Silver Salon Forums

American sterling silver acid-etched napkin ring with design of birds and branches, c1880's (antiquecupboard)(a)

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JB & SM Knowles sterling silver tea caddy in a japonesque design - Providence, c1880 (vincentcallahan)

JB & SM Knowles sterling silver tea caddy in a japonesque design - Providence, c1880 (vincentcallahan)

Tiffany & Co Greek Revival style sterling silver compote in a medallion design - New York, c1870 (supershrink)

Tiffany & Co Greek Revival style sterling silver compote in a medallion design - New York, c1870 (supershrink)

Gorham coin silver serving bowl with Greek key border and medallions - Providence, c1865 (Skinner)

Gorham Coin Silver Dish | Sale Number 2645B, Lot Number 152 | Skinner Auctioneers

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Detail from Shreve Stanwood & Co sterling silver water pitcher with medallion detail on handle - Boston, c1865

Detail from Shreve Stanwood & Co sterling silver water pitcher with medallion detail on handle - Boston, c1865

Tiffany & Co silver tureen with figural stag finial and handles and a greek key border - New York, c1860 (lam)

Tiffany & Co silver tureen with figural stag finial and handles and a greek key border - New York, c1860 (lam)

English sterling silver card case by William Gibson & John Langman - London, c1898

English sterling silver card case by William Gibson & John Langman - London, c1898

English Victorian period sterling silver claret jug and goblets by Barnard & Sons  - London, c1873 (acsilver925)

Sterling Silver Claret Jug and Matching Goblets by Barnard & Sons Ltd Antique

English Victorian period sterling silver claret jug and goblets by Barnard & Sons - London, c1873 (acsilver925)

This stunning Tiffany & Co. flatware service displays the Lap Over Edge pattern. Pre-dating Art Nouveau, the Japanese-inspired pattern is among Tiffany's most innovative. Each and every piece is entirely handcrafted with a wholly unique motif. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

Tiffany & Co. | M.S. Rau

This stunning Tiffany & Co. flatware service displays the Lap Over Edge pattern. Pre-dating Art Nouveau, the Japanese-inspired pattern is among Tiffany's most innovative. Each and every piece is entirely handcrafted with a wholly unique motif. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

Shreve Stanwood & Co sterling silver water pitcher - Boston, c1865

Shreve Stanwood & Co sterling silver water pitcher - Boston, c1865

Unusual Gorham sterling silver bonbon spoon with openwork bowl and enamel decoration - Providence, c1895 (Berry & Co)

Ornate Openwork Enamel Large Bon Bon Spoon Gilt Sterling Silver Gorham 1895

Unusual Gorham sterling silver bonbon spoon with openwork bowl and enamel decoration - Providence, c1895 (Berry & Co)

Whiting sterling silver punch bowl with applied holly and mistletoe leaves and berries - New York, c1890 (antiquecupboard)

Whiting sterling silver punch bowl with applied holly and mistletoe leaves and berries - New York, c1890 (antiquecupboard)