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Moorish Silver Repousse Serving Dish Tajine with Cover
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Gorgeous hand chased silver repousse plated large Moroccan tajine dish with cover, typically used for presenting cookies or bread. Hand chased etching and embossed motifs with metal ...
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Early 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Platters and Serveware

Materials

Metal, Silver Plate, Brass

Moroccan Silver Repousse Plated Serving Dish Tajine with Cover
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Gorgeous hand chased silver repousse plated large Moroccan tajine dish with cover, typically used for presenting cookies or bread. Hand chased etching and embossed motifs with metal ...
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Early 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Platters and Serveware

Materials

Metal, Silver Plate, Brass

Early 20th Silver Plated Tableware Covered Dish
By Meriden Silver Plate Co.
Located in Hudson, NY
Early 20th century North American silver plated tableware covered serving dish with sides handle. The serving piece is in great condition. Minor wear consistent with ager / use. Make...
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Early 20th Century North American Serving Bowls

Materials

Silver Plate

New York Sterling Silver Repoussé Covered Serving Dish by Theodore B. Starr, NYC
By Theodore B. Starr
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Sterling silver covered serving dish in a floral repoussé pattern by Theodore B. Starr. The weight is approximately 45 troy ounces. The ring handle on the cover is fixed. There is a...
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Antique 19th Century American Late Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

Gio Ponti Silver Plated Tureen and Cover, Large Sauce Boat, Serving Bowl, Krupp
By Arthur Krupp, Gio Ponti
Located in London, GB
1930s-1950s Gio Ponti deep 140CL. Alpaca silver plated deep tureen, large sauce boat and small serving bowl designed by Ponti for the VI Trienale, produced by Arthur Krupp, Milano. D...
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Metal

Large Antique Sheffield Silver Plate Divided Serving Tureen & Dome Cover
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very fine antique Sheffield silver plate service piece. A rare and complex serving vessel comprising a handled base with removable liner that allows for warming (or cooling), a 4-...
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Serving Bowls and Tureens

Materials

Silver Plate, Sheffield Plate

Swedish Serving Dish with Cover by Sylvia Stave, 1930s
By Carl Gustav Hallberg, Sylvia Stave
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare serving dish designed by Sylvia Stave 1937 and produced by C. G. Hallbergs in Stockholm 1937-1938. Signed with hallmark CGHG and ALP. Silver plate and blackened wood.  
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Vintage 1930s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

Mexican Mexico Sterling Silver Covered Tureen/Covered Vegetable Dish, Hollowware
Located in Big Bend, WI
Mexico sterling covered tureen or giant vegetable dish. It features applied leaves, vines and grapes/berries. It measures 7" tall x 9 1/2" wide x 15 3/4" long and it weighs a very he...
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20th Century Mexican Serving Bowls

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Sterling Silver

Pair of Antique Sheffield Plate Covered Serving Dishes, circa 1810
Located in valatie, NY
Pair of antique Sheffield plate covered serving dishes, circa 1810. The Covered Tureens are decorated along the borders of the top and base with scrolled, gadrooned silver-work and t...
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Antique Early 1800s English Serving Pieces

Materials

Sheffield Plate

Cartier Sterling Silver Tableware Covered Dish
By Cartier
Located in Hudson, NY
Cartier sterling silver tableware covered vegetable dish with exterior egg and dart rim design & side handles. The covered bowl is in great condition. Minor wear. Maker' mark undersi...
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Late 20th Century Italian Serving Bowls

Materials

Sterling Silver

English Silver Plate Covered Pair Entree Dishes
Located in Hudson, NY
English Silver plate pair of rectangular entrée dishes with detachable top handles and exterior floral design details. The reversible tops can be used as separate open dishes. Great ...
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Early 20th Century English Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

English Silver Plate Covered Pair Entree Dishes
Located in Hudson, NY
English silver plate pair of rectangular entrée dishes with detachable top handles and exterior cast bead borders design detail. The reversible tops can be used as separate open dish...
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Early 20th Century English Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

English Silver Plate Covered Pair Entree Dishes
Located in Hudson, NY
English silver plate pair of oval shape covered entrée dishes with detachable top handles with exterior cast bead borders and floral design detail. The reversible tops can be used as...
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Early 20th Century English Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

Vintage Yellow Lusterware Covered Serving Dish with Grapes by Sasha
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This vintage covered dish is made out of porcelain ceramic. It depicts bright yellow grapes with green-tinted grape leaves, hand-painted with gold veins and finished with a lusterwar...
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Vintage 1950s American Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Large Meissen Covered Serving Bowl with Four Painted Bouquets of Flowers
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Boston, MA
This is a fabulous large Meissen covered serving bowl in the New Brandenstein pattern with four beautiful different flower bouquets on top accented with whimsical insects. It was mad...
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Antique 1880s German Romantic Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Oriental Silver Round Plate with Cover in Repoussé Technique
Located in Bochum, NRW
A gorgeous silver round plate with cover, Pakistan 1950s. Very good used condition. Realized in repousse silver, with intricate floral design. Great for treats and sweets or simply ...
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Vintage 1950s Pakistani Serving Pieces

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Silver

Adam Style Silver on Copper Covered Unn, Ice Bucket
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Elegant urn form silver plate over copper with lid. Perfect as an ice bucket with graceful engraving all over the lid and body, resting on a square plinth base, England, 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century English Adam Style Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Bowl with Cover No 180A
By Georg Jensen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Georg Jensen sterling silver bowl with cover No 180A. Measures 12 cm / 4 23/32 in. diameter. x 12 cm / 4 23/32 in. high. Weighs 298 g / 10.50 oz.
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20th Century Serving Bowls

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mid-Century Modern Iconic Carl Pol Petersen Sterling Silver Covered Bowl
By Carl Poul Petersen
Located in Montreal, QC
Mid-Century Modern sterling silver covered dish by renowned Canadian Silversmith Carl Poul Petersen. Lid adorned with Iconic raised Grapevine design. Beautifully Hand crafted and Han...
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Mid-20th Century Canadian Post-Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georg Jensen Danish Sterling Silver Vegetable Tureen Dish & Cover 228H 1945-77
By Georg Jensen
Located in London, GB
A magnificent Danish Lidded Silver Vegetable Dish with a removable divider insert by Georg Jensen. The Rim of the Tureen has a repeating stylised floral pattern around the rim and th...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Serving Bowls

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Sterling Silver

Henning Koppel 1026 Sterling Silver Fish Platter with Cover for Georg Jensen
By Henning Koppel, Georg Jensen
Located in New York, NY
Stunning Koppel fish dish constructed in clean lines, this pieces exudes warmth, tempering the strict rules of functionalism with organic, lifelike shapes. Today, Koppel’s precise cu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Danish Organic Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Dome Top Food Cover
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Very handsome large-scale food cover. Perfect as centrepiece for table decoration.
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Antique 19th Century English Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver Plate

  • Large Dome Top Food Cover
  • Large Dome Top Food Cover
  • Large Dome Top Food Cover
  • Large Dome Top Food Cover
H 12 in. W 22 in. D 18 in.
Jasperware Covered Cheese Dome
Located in Stamford, CT
Dark blue jasperware cheese dome with classical figures all around, circa 1900. Raised florals and acorns. Not signed. Heavy. Made in England possibly Wedgwood. Please note of wear c...
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Antique Early 1900s English Victorian Serving Pieces

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Porcelain

  • Jasperware Covered Cheese Dome
  • Jasperware Covered Cheese Dome
  • Jasperware Covered Cheese Dome
  • Jasperware Covered Cheese Dome
H 8.00 in. Dm 10.625 in.
Japanese Satsuma Covered Tureen
Located in Wilson, NC
Japanese satsuma covered tureen, depicting figures in a garden and a courtyard. The background is cobalt blue with gilt highlights all-over. The lid has heart shaped cutout vents. Th...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Serving Pieces

Materials

Pottery

  • Japanese Satsuma Covered Tureen
  • Japanese Satsuma Covered Tureen
  • Japanese Satsuma Covered Tureen
  • Japanese Satsuma Covered Tureen
H 10.75 in. Dm 11.5 in.
Herend Rothschild Bird Covered Sauceboat with Raised Strawberry on the Cover
By Herend
Located in Boston, MA
This is a wonderful Herend Rothschild bird sauceboat hand painted with birds with colorful accents of butterflies and insects on a white ground. The top is painted with a pair of bir...
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Vintage 1980s Hungarian Romantic Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Antique George III Sterling Silver Covered Serving Dish
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Georgian English sterling silver covered serving dish; an addition to our silver dining collection. This magnificent antique Ge...
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Antique 1810s English Georgian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Silver

English Blue and White Covered Dish
By Furnivals
Located in New York, NY
English blue and white covered dish. Blue and white covered dish for butter or cheese with markings for Furnivals Limited. England, early 20th Century Dimensions: 8” Diameter x 5” H...
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Early 20th Century English Serving Pieces

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Ceramic

Minton Majolica Mussel Dish and Cover
By Minton
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Minton Majolica serving dish which features the dish in the form of a mussel shell. The lid has a coral-effect handle, wrapped in seaweed. The foot of the base in the form of seaweed...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Serving Pieces

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Earthenware

  • Minton Majolica Mussel Dish and Cover
  • Minton Majolica Mussel Dish and Cover
  • Minton Majolica Mussel Dish and Cover
  • Minton Majolica Mussel Dish and Cover
H 3.6 in. W 8.5 in. D 4.5 in.
Organic Modern Covered Dish by Arno Scheiding
Located in Riverdale, NY
Covered pottery dish by Industrial designer Arno Scheiding from the 1950s. Great combination of colors in matte white and matte black highlight the elegant lines and biomorphic midce...
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Vintage 1950s North American Organic Modern Serving Bowls

Materials

Pottery

English Majolica Boat Tureen with Fish Cover
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Unidentified English Majolica fish server which features a long boat with a winged beast at its figurehead as the base. The lid in the form of a planked deck topped by a large fish. ...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Majolica

  • English Majolica Boat Tureen with Fish Cover
  • English Majolica Boat Tureen with Fish Cover
  • English Majolica Boat Tureen with Fish Cover
  • English Majolica Boat Tureen with Fish Cover
H 5.5 in. W 21.7 in. D 7.5 in.
19th Century Staffordshire Covered Vegetable Dish
Located in High Point, NC
19th century English porcelain covered vegetable dish from the Staffordshire region of England with a fantastic fruit basket molded handle on the top and molded floral handles as wel...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Staffordshire Hen and Chicks Tureen and Cover
By Staffordshire
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Staffordshire Pottery tureen with cover which features a hen with her seven chicks. One of the chicks is perched on her back, the others peep out from underneath her, resting directl...
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Pottery

Italian Renaissance Revival Faïence Floral Covered Sugar Bowl
By Nove, Italy
Located in Philadelphia, PA
In the Renaissance Revival Rose pattern from the Barrettoni già Antonibon pottery in Nove, Italy, a covered and handled sugar bowl, circa 1930s. A scarce hand painted piece in an ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Serving Pieces

Materials

Earthenware

19th Century Imari Porcelain Tureen and Cover
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century Imari porcelain tureen and cover, intricately decorated in the traditional manner with red, blue, green and gilded glazes, the lid surmounted by a stylized lion.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Anglo-Japanese Serving Bowls

Materials

Porcelain

  • 19th Century Imari Porcelain Tureen and Cover
  • 19th Century Imari Porcelain Tureen and Cover
  • 19th Century Imari Porcelain Tureen and Cover
  • 19th Century Imari Porcelain Tureen and Cover
H 14 in. W 13.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Lapparra Paris Tureen with Cover and under Plate
Located in Bethesda, MD
From Parisian master silversmiths Lapparra 7 inch tureen with cover and matching 10½ under plate. Lapparra is one of would's finest silver smiths know for there intricate and detai...
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21st Century and Contemporary Serving Bowls and Tureens

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Sterling Silver

Hollywood Regency Italian Brass Covered Casserole by PM Italy
By PM Italy
Located in San Diego, CA
Elegant rectangular polished brass covered casserole, circa 1950's with removable porcelain dish stamped PM Italy with rosewood handle, beautiful design.
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20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Serving Pieces

Materials

Brass

French Barbotine Majolica Sarreguemines Basket of Grapes Covered Tureen
By Sarreguemines
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A French majolica covered tureen in the form of a handled basket brimming with bunches of grapes, Sarreguemines, circa 1900-1920. A grape vine branch forms the top handle, grape b...
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Early 20th Century French Aesthetic Movement Serving Pieces

Materials

Earthenware

Caviar Bowl Crystal and Bronze Covered with Pink Gold
Located in Montbronn, FR
Caviar bowl crystal and bronze covered with pink gold. Bronze leaf, cover and bowl in crystal cut with diamond wheel. This caviar bowl is made of crystal and bronze covered wit...
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2010s French Serving Bowls

Materials

Crystal, Bronze

French Barbotine Majolica Sarreguemines Basket of Pansies Covered Tureen
By Sarreguemines
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A French Majolica covered tureen in the form of a handled basket brimming with colorful pansies, Sarreguemines, circa 1900-1910. Two pansy heads form the top handle, pansy blossom...
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Early 20th Century French Aesthetic Movement Serving Pieces

Materials

Earthenware

Minton Majolica Mallard Game Pie Dish, Liner and Cover
By Minton
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Minton Majolica game pie dish with liner which features a hare, mallard and blackbird on a bed of fern and oak leaves. Coloration: brown, green, turquoise, are predominant. The piece...
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Antique 1850s English Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Majolica

George Jones Majolica Partridge Game Pie Dish and Cover
By George Jones
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
George Jones Majolica game pie dish which features a partridge on the cover with barley and stiff leaf decoration to the dish. Rare, Indigo ground version. Coloration: Indigo, green,...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Majolica

Antique Chinese Export Porcelain "Green Fitzhugh" Covered Vegetable Tureen
Located in Charleston, SC
Antique Chinese export porcelain "Green Fitzhugh" covered vegetable tureen, great condition.
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Serving Pieces

Belleek Porcelain Honey Pot with Cover, Shamrocks, Bees, 1891-1926
By Belleek Pottery Ltd.
Located in London, GB
This is a very charming Belleek lidded honey pot in the famous Shamrock design. It carries the 2nd Black Mark, which was used between 1891 and 1926. It is rare to come across one ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Northern Irish Victorian Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Garrard English Sterling Silver 1806 Georgian Covered Serving Dish Bowl
By Robert Garrard II 1
Located in New York, NY
Robert Garrard, 1806 sterling silver butler's tray which can also serve as a covered dish or bowl in Georgian style. It has a rectangular shape with a gadrooned border and a slightly...
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Antique Early 1800s English Georgian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Sarreguemines French Barbotine Majolica Trompe l'Oeil Melon Covered Tureen
By Sarreguemines
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A French Majolica covered tureen in the shape of a trompe l’oeil melon by Sarreguemines, circa 1900. Molded in the form of a large yellow melon with green vines and leaves. The li...
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Early 20th Century French Aesthetic Movement Serving Pieces

Materials

Earthenware

Antique English Porcelain Covered Cheese or Cake Dish, circa 1910-1915
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Porcelain covered cheese or cake dish, Circa 1910-1915.
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Early 20th Century English Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain, Stoneware

French Porcelain Soup Tureen and Cover, Jacques Vermonet & Fils, Boissettes.
Located in Downingtown, PA
French porcelain soup tureen and cover, Jacques Vermonet & Fils, Boissettes Factory, (Duke d'Orleans), circa 1780. (NY9091) The elegant and stylish tureen after the Sèvres rises o...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Georgian Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

Regency Ridgway Porcelain Fruit Coolers, Covers and Liners, 1820-1830
By Ridgway Porcelain
Located in Downingtown, PA
The Ridgway porcelain coolers are decorated in pattern #1173. They have a circular body raised on three dolphin feet and trefoil base and painted with floral sprays under a blue band...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Serving Pieces

Materials

Porcelain

1960s Mid-Century Corning Ware ‘Avocado Round’ Line Green Covered Casseroles S/3
By Corning Inc.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A set of three mid-century era Corning Ware casserole dishes from the ‘Avocado Round’ line, circa 1968-1970. Corning Ware revolutionized the mid-century kitchen and the original p...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Glass

French 19th Century Pottery Covered Baking Dish with Brown Blotched Glaze
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French pottery covered baking dish from the 19th century, with brown glaze and lateral handles. Created in France during the 19th century, this pottery baking dish features a circu...
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Antique 19th Century French Serving Pieces

Materials

Pottery

Art Deco Skyscraper Design Covered Casserole with Original Machine Age Stand
Located in Dallas, TX
Heavy hand-painted deco ceramic vessel, in manner of period English style and color. Wooden stepped handles/knob, factory vent hole with incised "diamond" mark on bottom. Original A...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Serving Bowls

Rustic French 19th Century Glazed Terracotta Covered Baking Dish with Flowers
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French rustic glazed terracotta covered baking dish from the 19th century, with brown and green floral décor. Created in France during the 19th century, this covered baking dish fe...
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Antique 19th Century French Rustic Serving Pieces

Materials

Terracotta

Dansk Designs Yellow Enamelware Casserole Cover Lid Trivet Top IHQ France 1960s
By Dansk
Located in National City, CA
Dansk designs IHQ Kobenstyle Sunburst Yellow Dutch Oven Lid that doubles as a Trivet Measures: 9.63 inches diameter interior x 1.88 height x 10.25 diameter outside Unrestored origi...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Enamel, Steel

Polish Pewter Rococo Form Covered Bowl and Stand, Early 18th Century
Located in Geelong, Victoria
Polish pewter rococo form covered bowl and stand, the rim handle and lid moulded with elaborate organic rocaille work, the large knop modelled as a Baroque finial. Marked to both b...
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Antique 1740s Polish Serving Pieces

Red Crystal Cave for 6 Vodka Goblet and Caviar with Bronze Gold Covered
Located in Montbronn, FR
Red crystal cave for 8 vodka goblet and caviar with bronze gold covered Gorgeous crystal and bronze cave which contains a atand for a maximum of 8 vodka gobelets and a dedicated s...
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2010s French Serving Bowls

Materials

Crystal, Gold, Bronze

Early 19th Century Spode Covered Game Dish, Hunter Green Armorial Crest C 1830
By Spode Felspar
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A special piece by Spode Felspar Porcelain with a great finial, elongated pedestal feet and a gadrooned edge. Great hunter green color and clearly custom made in the first half of th...
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Antique 1830s British Serving Pieces

Materials

Gold, Enamel

Rustic French 19th Century Covered Pâté Terrine with Brown and Gold Glaze
Located in Atlanta, GA
A rustic French covered pâté tureen from the 19th century with brown glaze. Created in France during the 19th century, this terrine features a traditional oval body topped with a lid...
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Antique 19th Century French Serving Pieces

Materials

Ceramic

Herend Rothschild Bird Covered Bowl with Raised Pink Rose and Rose Bud on Top
By Herend
Located in Boston, MA
This is a wonderful rare and beautiful Herend covered bowl in the Rothschild Bird Pattern. On the bottom of this covered bowl, you can see the wonderful paintings of the pairs of bir...
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Vintage 1980s Hungarian Romantic Serving Bowls

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Serving Silver Plated Meat Food Turkey Dome Cover Victorian Cloche Large
By Sheffield Mfg. Co 1
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful silver plated extra large antique serving meat food turkey dome / cover, in the Victorian style, finished with a wonderful fleur de lis crest on one side, unfortunately t...
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Antique Early 1900s English Victorian Sheffield and Silverplate

Materials

Silver Plate

19th Century French Silver Hotel Dome Serving Piece Food Warmer Dish Cover
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This elegant French hotel dome is lavishly adorned with a band of scrolling grape vines and hanging bunches of grapes. Its top handle is a pomegranate resting on a bed of leaves. Sil...
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Early 20th Century French Platters and Serveware

Materials

Silver Plate

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Covered Silver Serving For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic covered silver serving available at 1stDibs. A covered silver serving — often made from metal, ceramic and silver — can elevate any home. Find 129 options for an antique or vintage covered silver serving now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the covered silver serving you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A covered silver serving made by Victorian designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. Meissen Porcelain, George Jones and Georg Jensen each produced at least one beautiful covered silver serving that is worth considering.

How Much is a Covered Silver Serving?

Prices for a covered silver serving can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $125 and can go as high as $135,590, while the average can fetch as much as $1,407.

Finding the Right Serveware, Ceramics, Silver and Glass 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.