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Silver Spoon, 19th Century
Located in Paris, FR
Solid silver spoon, 19th century. Shell-shaped spoon, floral pattern on the handle. Hallmark
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19th Century French Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Silver Spoon, 19th Century
Silver Spoon, 19th Century
H 1.78 in W 3.35 in D 9.06 in
Antique Norwegian Silver Spoon, Circa 1650
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional antique 17th century Norwegian silver spoon; an addition to our silver teaware
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1650s Norwegian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

19th Century Russian silver spoon, Moscow 1867
Located in Delft, NL
19th Century Russian silver spoon, Moscow 1867 A Russian silver spoon with an engraved spoon tray
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19th Century Russian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

English Arts & Crafts Egyptian Revival Silver Spoons
By B.F. Norris & Co. 1
Located in New York, NY
Set of 9 various English Arts & Crafts Egyptian Revival sterling silver spoons with sphinx head
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Late 19th Century British Egyptian Revival Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Dutch Silver Spoon Vase, Van Kempen & Zn, Voorschoten, 1896
By Van Kempen
Located in Delft, NL
Dutch silver spoon vase, Van Kempen & Zn, Voorschoten, 1896 Silver spoon vase with ribbed body
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19th Century Dutch Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Set of Six 19th Century Coin Silver Spoons
Located in High Point, NC
Set of six coin silver spoons circa 1855 in the shell pattern. They are marked JT & EM Edwards
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19th Century American American Classical Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique silver spoon, Switzerland - Berne, late 19th century.
Located in Chorzów, PL
Antique silver spoon with the image of a bear and the name of the Swiss city of Bern (the bear is
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Late 19th Century Swiss Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Cased Pair of Silver Spoons
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique Edwardian sterling silver cased pair of silver spoons. Made in England, London 1905
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

1797 Set of 4 English Engraved Sterling Silver Spoons
By Peter and Ann Bateman
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
London, 1797, set of 4 Old English engraved pattern sterling silver spoons (suitable as tablespoons
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1790s English Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Set of Quality Antique Victorian Solid Silver Spoons and Sugar Tongs
Located in Suffolk, GB
Set of quality antique Victorian solid silver spoons and sugar tongs in their original leather box
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

West Country George III silver Spoon Thomas Eustace Exeter 1778.
Located in Toronto, Ontario
West Country George III silver Spoon Thomas Eustace, Exeter 1778. Old English Feather Edge pattern
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1770s English George III Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Exclusive Tea COFFEE SPOONS, 6 pcs. Sterling Silver & Box, Antique Silver Spoons
Located in Hampshire, GB
A scarce cased set of 6 antique valuable silver spoons. An elegant Vintage Silver Tea / Coffee
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1850s English Art Deco Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver, Silver Plate, Sterling Silver, Silver Leaf

Exclusive Silver SPOONS, 4 pcs. Antique Silver Dinner Spoon & Box Flat Ware
Located in Hampshire, GB
A Rare Cased Set of 4 antique valuable silver Spoons. An Elegant English Patterned Vintage Silver
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Early 1900s English Hollywood Regency Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Silver Plate, Sterling Silver, Silver Leaf

18th Century Dutch Silver spoons by Adraen Pieter Dingemans, 1758
Located in Delft, NL
18th Century Dutch Silver spoons by Adraen Pieter Dingemans, 1758 6 silver spoons from the maker
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18th Century Dutch Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Shell Motif Pure Silver Spoon
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Introducing the Antique Shell Motif Pure Silver Spoon, a truly exceptional piece from the early
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Early 19th Century Antique Silver Spoon

John Polhamus for Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Spoon and Knife, J*P
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Washington Depot, CT
John Polhamus for Tiffany & Co. Sterling silver spoon and knife. Marked: TIFFANY & CO., J*P
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Mid-19th Century American Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Gustavian silver spoon by Arvid Floberg dated 1785 with baronial coat of arms
Located in Knivsta, SE
Gustavian silver spoon by Arvid Floberg (1730-1804), Stockholm, Sweden dated 1785(C2) with baronial
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1780s Swedish Gustavian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Mapping & Webb silver spoon set
Located in Cheshire, GB
Mapping & Webb silver set of twelve spoons with scrolling detail having central sugar nips, in
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Early 20th Century British Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Mapping & Webb silver spoon set
Mapping & Webb silver spoon set
H 1.5 in W 11 in D 8 in
Danish Alabaster and Silver Spoon Vase by Christian F. Heise 1904-1932
By Christian F. Heise
Located in Delft, NL
Danish Alabaster and silver spoon vase by Christian F. Heise 1904-1932 Danish alabaster spoon
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Early 20th Century Danish Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Alabaster, Silver

Louis XIV Combined Retractable Silver Spoon with Two Tine Fork, 1592
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Louis XIV combined retractable silver spoon with two tine fork, 1592. Very rare French Louis XIV
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16th Century French Louis XIV Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Navajo Indian Silver Spoons with Turquoise
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Collection of Navajo sterling spoons with turquoise. These great spoons are Navajo and have a
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Early 20th Century American Navajo Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Antique S/Silver Spoon Set with Sugar Tongs by John M Banks. Birmingham, c1894.
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
An Antique Sterling Silver Spoon Set, comprising of 6 tea spoons end handle finely designed in
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1890s English Late Victorian Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver

Antique Silver Egg Coddler Stand Holder set of 4 Egg Holder with 4 Silver Spoons
Located in Hampshire, GB
1880 with four silver egg holders with four silver spoons. Four silver-plated spoons accompany it. The
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1880s British Art Deco Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sheet Metal, Silver Plate, Silver

Georg Jensen Acanthus Sterling Silver Spoon
By Georg Jensen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sterling Signed Georg Jensen, Denmark. 5": tall spoon - in very good condition and ready for sugar
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Early 20th Century Danish Art Deco Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Antique Whiting Sterling Silver Spoon Mermod Jaccard & Co Monogram Chrysanthemum
By Whiting Manufacturing Company
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid 19th century Whiting sterling silver spoon decorated in the Laureate pattern (introduced 1890
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Pair of Sterling Silver Spoons Monogrammed "E"
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of early 20th-century sterling silver serving spoons with an "E" monogram, cartouche, and
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Early 20th Century American American Classical Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage Cased Tea Set, English Ceramic, Coffee Cans, Silver Spoon, Hallmark 1932
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
rim Nicely accentuated with shimmering gilt flourishes Set of 6 Sterling Silver spoons with a
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Early 20th Century British Antique Silver Spoon

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Ceramic

1860 Set of Four "Kings" Pattern Silver Spoons
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Set of 4 "Kings" pattern 800 standard silver serving or table spoons, 1860, Swedish. Crisp except
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Mid-19th Century Swedish Rococo Revival Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Pair of English Arts & Crafts Egyptian Revival Silver Spoons
Located in New York, NY
Pair of English Arts & Crafts Egyptian Revival sterling silver serving fork and spoon with sphinx
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Late 19th Century British Egyptian Revival Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Late 19th Century Pair of "King" Pattern Sterling Silver Spoons
By Dominick & Haff
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Pair of "King" pattern sterling silver serving or table spoons, retailed by J.E. Caldwell & Co
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Late 19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique William Roger Quadruple Plate Sugar Bowl & Gorham Sterling Silver Spoons
By Gorham Manufacturing Company, William Rogers
Located in Dayton, OH
pierced handles and a sparrow shaped finial. Set includes 11 Gorham sterling silver demitasse spoons in
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Early 20th Century Late Victorian Antique Silver Spoon

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Metal, Sterling Silver

Scandinavian Modern Sterling Silver Spoons Denmark by Anton Michelson, Set of 6
By Anton Michelsen
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful set of six (6) Scandinavian Modern Danish Modern sterling silver, gold vermeil and
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Early 20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Antique Silver Spoon

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Vermeil, Sterling Silver, Enamel

Signed Antique 3 Pc. Sun Shing Chinese Export Silver Spoons & Fork Flatware Set
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine set of antique Chinese export silver flatware. Consisting of two (differently sized) spoons
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Early 19th Century Chinese Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Gilt Metal

Biedermeier Early 19th Century Nuremberg 13 Lot Silver Spoon Set of 6 in Case
Located in Nuernberg, DE
looks great for the Spoons). All spoons are Hallmarked silver 812.5 (silver 13 lot), the master mark
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Early 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver

Mint C. and Large Antique Display Shell Box w. Beveled Glass Top & Silver Spoons
Located in Lisse, NL
as much as 13 fully hallmarked silver spoons, one of which is a sugar shifter. It is difficult to
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Mid-19th Century Dutch Biedermeier Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Hash Spoon
By James Wilks
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
pattern hash spoon; an addition to our silver flatware collection This exceptional antique George II
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18th Century English George II Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Hash Spoon
Antique Sterling Silver Hash Spoon
H 12.4 in W 2.3 in D 2.3 in
John Lias Georgian English Sterling Silver Old English Pattern Gravy Spoon
By John Lias
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver Old English pattern gravy spoon; an
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1810s English George III Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver & Glass Jar with Spoon
By Graff Washbourn & Dunn
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a sterling silver and glass jar with a silver spoon. The lid, spoon and handle
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1910s American Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

1900s, Edwardian Sterling Silver and Enamel Spoons
By Charles Wilkes
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
spoons; an addition to our silver teaware collection These exceptional antique Edwardian English
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel

English Sterling Silver Serving Spoon, 1891
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The English sterling silver spoon has a lion hallmark depicting London and an "R" in a shield
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19th Century English Neoclassical Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Hanoverian Pattern Table Spoon
By Robert Makepeace I
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
spoon; an addition to our 18th century silver flatware collection This exceptional antique Georgian
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1720s English Georgian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

English Sterling Silver Coronation Spoon by Liberty & Co. Ltd
By Liberty & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
coronation spoon in an Archibald Knox Cymric design by Liberty & Co Ltd; an addition to our diverse silver
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Britannia Standard Silver Dog Nose Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
pattern spoon; an addition to our silver cutlery collection. This exceptional antique William III
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1690s British Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Georgian Irish Sterling Silver Gravy Spoons
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian Irish sterling silver gravy spoons; an
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1780s Northern Irish George II Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Dutch Silver Serving Spoon by Gerrit Herfst, 1874
Located in Delft, NL
A Dutch silver serving spoon by Gerrit Herfst, 1874 A silver spoon made by the Silver smith
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19th Century Dutch Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver

Dutch Silver "Haags Lof" Bouillon spoons, Voorschoten 1906-1953
Located in Delft, NL
Dutch silver "Haags Lof" Bouillon spoons, Voorschoten 1906-1953 Dutch silver spoons with round
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Early 20th Century Dutch Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Caviar ball footbowl 800 Silver Germany bowl glass insert & 830er Spoon
Located in Berlin, DE
Antique Germany Caviar ball feet bowl with Spoon & glass insert, gilded Bowl is 800 silver Spoon
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19th Century German Antique Silver Spoon

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Silver

19th Century French Silver Egg Cup and Spoon in Original Box Marked "Léon"
Located in Sofia, BG
Silver egg cup and silver spoon, it rests on three feet balls and the belly is marked "Leon". The
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Late 19th Century French Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoons
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
pattern spoons; an addition to our silver cutlery collection. These exceptional antique 17th century
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1680s British James II Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Exclusive Tea COFFEE SPOONS, 12 pcs. Sterling Silver & Box, Model Olga
Located in Hampshire, GB
A Rare Cased Set of 12 antique valuable silver Spoons. An elegant Vintage Sterling Silver Tea
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1920s Swedish Art Deco Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Gold Plate, Silver, Sterling Silver

Cased Set of Glass & Silver Egg Cups & Spoons
By Levi & Salaman
Located in London, GB
. The rims are sterling silver and the decorative silver spoons feature scrolls, fans and foliage in
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Sterling Silver Pierced Mustard Pot and Spoon, English 19th C. 1845 and 1800
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
rim- please see the images. The sterling silver spoon was made 45 years earlier in 1800, being George
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Mid-19th Century English Victorian Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Antique Charles II Sterling Silver Puritan Spoon 1669 17th Century Early English
Located in London, GB
An excellent traditional Charles II Solid Silver Spoon in the simple, elegant puritan style. The
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17th Century English Charles II Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

1744, Antique Sterling Silver Hash Spoon by James Wilks
By James Wilks
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
hash spoon; an addition to our silver flatware collection. This exceptional antique George II
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1740s English George II Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique James II Sterling Silver Trefid Rat Tail Pattern Spoon
By Lawrence Jones
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique James II sterling silver Trefid Rat Tail pattern spoon
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1680s British James II Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Dutch silver serving spoon with openwork, 1883
Located in Delft, NL
Dutch silver serving spoon with openwork, 1883 Silver serving spoon from the Netherlands, dated
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Late 19th Century Dutch Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Rare Russian Imperial era Silver Tea caddy Spoon, early 1800s
Located in St. Catharines, ON
and scepter for St. Petersburg, 84 for the Russian silver standard and Cyrillic initials A Ya. Early
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Early 1800s Russian Neoclassical Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Newcastle Sterling Silver Old English Pattern Table / Serving Spoons
By John Robertson I & David Darling
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
English pattern table/serving spoons; an addition to our silver flatware collection These exceptional
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1790s English Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Queen's Pattern Gravy Spoons
By William Bateman II
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
pattern gravy spoons; an addition to our silver flatware collection. This exceptional pair of antique
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1830s English Antique Silver Spoon

Materials

Silver

Antique Newcastle Sterling Silver Old English Pattern Table/Serving Spoons
By John Langlands I & John Robertson I
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
English pattern table/serving spoons; an addition to our silver flatware collection These exceptional
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1770s British George III Antique Silver Spoon

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Sterling Silver

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Antique Silver Spoon For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique silver spoon for your home. An antique silver spoon — often made from metal, silver and sterling silver — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without an antique silver spoon — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. An antique silver spoon made by Victorian designers — as well as those associated with Art Nouveau — is very popular. A well-made antique silver spoon has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Georg Jensen, Emile Puiforcat and Tiffany & Co. are consistently popular.

How Much is a Antique Silver Spoon?

An antique silver spoon can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $752, while the lowest priced sells for $35 and the highest can go for as much as $27,494.

Finding the Right dining-entertaining for You

Your dining room table is a place where stories are shared and personalities shine — why not treat yourself and your guests to the finest antique and vintage glass, silver, ceramics and serveware for your meals?

Just like the people who sit around your table, your serveware has its own stories and will help you create new memories with your friends and loved ones. From ceramic pottery to glass vases, set your table with serving pieces that add even more personality, color and texture to your dining experience.

Invite serveware from around the world to join your table settings. For special occasions, dress up your plates with a striking Imari charger from 19th-century Japan or incorporate Richard Ginori’s Italian porcelain plates into your dining experience. Celebrate the English ritual of afternoon tea with a Japanese tea set and an antique Victorian kettle. No matter how big or small your dining area is, there is room for the stories of many cultures and varied histories, and there are plenty of ways to add pizzazz to your meals.

Add different textures and colors to your table with dinner plates and pitchers of ceramic and silver or a porcelain lidded tureen, a serving dish with side handles that is often used for soups. Although porcelain and ceramic are both made in a kiln, porcelain is made with more refined clay and is more durable than ceramic because it is denser. The latter is ideal for statement pieces — your tall mid-century modern ceramic vase is a guaranteed conversation starter. And while your earthenware or stoneware is maybe better suited to everyday lunches as opposed to the fine bone china you’ve reserved for a holiday meal, handcrafted studio pottery coffee mugs can still be a rich expression of your personal style.

“My motto is ‘Have fun with it,’” says author and celebrated hostess Stephanie Booth Shafran. “It’s yin and yang, high and low, Crate & Barrel with Christofle silver. I like to mix it up — sometimes in the dining room, sometimes on the kitchen banquette, sometimes in the loggia. It transports your guests and makes them feel more comfortable and relaxed.”

Introduce elegance at supper with silver, such as a platter from celebrated Massachusetts silversmith manufacturer Reed and Barton or a regal copper-finish flatware set designed by International Silver Company, another New England company that was incorporated in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1898. By then, Meriden had already earned the nickname “Silver City” for its position as a major hub of silver manufacturing.

At the bar, try a vintage wine cooler to keep bottles cool before serving or an Art Deco decanter and whiskey set for after-dinner drinks — there are many possibilities and no wrong answers for tableware, barware and serveware. Explore an expansive collection of antique and vintage glass, ceramics, silver and serveware today on 1stDibs.

Questions About Antique Silver Spoon
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To tell if a silver spoon is an antique, seek the assistance of a licensed and experienced appraiser. Many antique pieces lack marks, and it is generally not possible to determine the type and age of metal through a simple visual inspection. Shop a collection of expertly vetted antique silver spoons on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In English-speaking countries, a silver spoon is typically a symbol of wealth. The common phrase, “born with a silver spoon in their mouth” refers to someone born into wealth.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A silver spoon made by Paul Revere Jr. sold in auction in Dallas, Texas in 2001 for a record-setting price of $32,500 —the highest amount paid for an American silver spoon at this time. Shop a range of antique and vintage silver spoons on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To tell if a spoon is antique, check the hallmark on the reverse of the handle. This information will tell you a lot about who made the spoon and its silver content, which can lead you to the manufacturer and the age of the piece. Shop a large collection of vintage and antique spoons from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A sterling silver spoon is mostly fine silver, but not quite solid silver. Sterling silver is an alloyed form of silver, and is 92.5% fine silver and 7.5% copper. You can shop a collection of authentic sterling silver items from some of the worlds top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    In order to tell whether silverware is real silver, buff the utensil with a non-abrasive soft white cloth and if the silver is real it will leave a slight black mark from tarnish.
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
    How much a solid silver spoon is worth will depend upon what silver is worth per ounce at any given moment — likely between $22 and $25 per ounce — as well as other factors. With respect to sterling silver, what a sterling spoon is worth will depend on condition as well as rarity, age, design quality and more. Sterling silver spoons are sold for anywhere from $5 to $2,500. It’s a broad range! Find a collection of antique and vintage sterling spoons on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    How much a silver serving spoon is worth would depend on if it is made of pure sterling silver or is silver plated. A great way to differentiate between the two is to look for a mark that identifies objects that are made of sterling silver. Sterling silverware made in the United States after roughly the 1850s will carry a marking: either “Sterling” or “925.” Silver-plated spoons can be worth up to $15 and a sterling silver spoon is worth more. Find a collection of antique and vintage silverware on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The difference between silver and antique silver is age. Items of any age made of silver or a silver alloy may be called silver. The term antique silver refers to silver pieces that are at least 100 years old. On 1stDibs, shop a range of antique, vintage and modern silver tableware and decorative objects.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Whether or not antique silver is real depends on the piece. Sometimes, manufacturers simply call a gray-silver finish antique silver. In these cases, the item is usually not real silver. It is possible for antique silver to be pure silver, sterling or silver plated. On 1stDibs, find a wide range of silver decorative objects and jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Silver-plating refers to the process of applying a thin layer of silver overtop of a base metal, such as copper, nickel or pewter. An antique silver-plated item would have gone through this same process. Shop a collection of expertly vetted antique silver plate items from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
    1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Antique silver plates are antique plates made from either pure silver or have been silver-plated. Silver is a timeless material that’s been popular for centuries, and antique silver is always highly regarded. Shop a collection of antique silver plates from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Antique silver plating is a thin layer of genuine silver applied over top of a base metal. Depending on the piece, the main metal may be copper, brass or nickel. You'll find a range of antique silver-plated decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sterling silver is an alloyed form of silver, and is made up of 92.5% fine silver and 7.5% copper. An antique sterling silver item will have the same silver content and will be over 100 years old. Shop a collection of expertly vetted antique sterling silver from some of the worlds top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    Antique silver is a type of silver that is at least a century old. Find a diverse range of intricately designed, elegant antique silver decorative objects and more on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 12, 2024
    What antique silver is made of varies. In most cases, antique silver is sterling silver, which is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloys. You can also find antique silver jewelry and decorative objects made out of other silver alloys, like fine silver, which is 99.9% silver and only 0.1% alloys. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of silver pieces from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Whether antique silverplate has any value depends on a variety of factors. The design of the piece, who made it and decoration are among the biggest determiners of value. Generally, rarer pieces that remain in good condition will be worth the most. Today, just as pewter collectibles and sterling silver are popular with collectors at neighborhood flea markets, antique Sheffield silverplate housewares are sought after for their appearance and rich history. Consider having the piece evaluated by a knowledgeable antiques dealer or certified appraiser to get an accurate estimate of how much it's worth. On 1stDibs, find antique silverplate from some of the world's top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sterling silver is considered antique if it was made over 100 years ago. Many antique sterling silver items will have a mark or stamp. First, clean the item and check for marks. A “925” mark indicates a silver purity of 92.5 percent, which is the composition of sterling silver. If you don’t see a mark, work with a certified appraiser to acid test the item and determine the silver content. You’ll find expertly vetted antique sterling silver items on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    While antique silver plate can be worth something, it is not usually as valuable compared with contemporary pieces or similar sterling silver antiques.

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