Skip to main content

Sterling Silver Platters

2
854
9
1
to
31
477
370
862
859
862
156
74
59
45
31
21
14
14
9
8
5
4
4
1
1
107
194
552
10
205
182
32
42
33
28
50
38
41
14
11
2
6
811
806
702
30
20
498
339
263
252
212
62
26
25
14
14
Sort By
Sterling Silver Platter, 1892
By Dominick & Haff
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are thrilled to offer you this sterling silver platter by Dominick and Haff, hallmarked 1892
Category

Antique 1890s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Silver Platter, 1892
  • Sterling Silver Platter, 1892
  • Sterling Silver Platter, 1892
  • Sterling Silver Platter, 1892
H 0.5 in W 11 in D 11 in
Pair of Scalloped Sterling Silver Platters with Repousse Fruit Motifs
Located in Dallas, TX
fruit followed by a tall pinnate leaf. Our pair of scalloped sterling silver platters can be displayed
Category

20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Wood & Hughes Sterling Silver Platter Spoon with 3-D Woman Gold Washed
By Wood & Hughes
Located in Big Bend, WI
Wood & Hughes Beautiful sterling silver platter spoon with gold-washed leaf bowl and 3-D woman
Category

20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Joseph Heinrichs, New York. Pure Copper and Sterling Silver Platters
By Joseph Heinrichs
Located in San Francisco, CA
Joseph Heinrichs, New York, pure copper and sterling silver platters Beautiful matching pair of
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver, Copper

Sterling Silver Platter Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of plates Virginia carvel bowl measures: 1.25 x 10 Black star and Gorham plate measures: 10.5 x 1.     
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Persian by Tiffany and Co. Sterling Silver Platter Spoon
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver platter spoon 10 1/4" in the pattern Persian by Tiffany & Co. It is monogrammed
Category

20th Century Serving Pieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Platter by Frantz Hingelberg
By Svend Weihrauch, Frantz Hingelberg
Located in Hudson, NY
Large platter or tray designed by Svend Weihrauch for Hingelberg Studios. Sterling silver hammer
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Platters and Serveware

Renaissance by Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Platter Spoon Figural 9 1/2"
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Sterling silver Platter Spoon 9 1/2" in the pattern Renaissance by Tiffany & Co. It is monogrammed
Category

20th Century Serving Pieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

Paul Storr Antique 1825 Sterling Silver Platter
By Paul Storr
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George IV English sterling silver platter made by Paul
Category

Antique 1820s English Serving Pieces

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mauser Sterling Silver Platter Centerpiece Plate in Art Nouveau Style
By The Mauser Corp.
Located in New York, NY
Mauser, sterling silver, early 20th century platter in exquisite Art Nouveau style with motifs such
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

German Sterling Silver Platter Tray in Art Deco Bauhaus Style
Located in New York, NY
German, circular, sterling silver tray / platter standing on 4 feet with two dark wood handles
Category

Early 20th Century German Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Wonderful European 800 Sterling Silver Platter Pierced Tray with Coral Mounts
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful European 800 sterling silver round platter with pierced border and mounted with 3
Category

20th Century Belle Époque Sterling Silver

Materials

Coral, Sterling Silver

Huge 1971 Fully Restored Thick 2.3kgs Asprey London Sterling Silver Platter Tray
By Asprey & Garrard Limited
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this absolutely exquisite huge, thick, solid sterling silver
Category

Vintage 1970s English Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Pair of Dutch Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Platters with Cattails by Ph Saakes
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An incredibly heavy pair of period Art Nouveau Dutch sterling silver round serving trays from a
Category

Early 20th Century Dutch Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver “Chippendale” Platter
By Reed & Barton
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a sterling silver platter in the “Chippendale” style by Reed and Barton. It has a
Category

Vintage 1950s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver “Etruscan” Platter, 1930
By Gorham Manufacturing Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a sterling silver platter by Gorham Silversmiths of Providence Rhode Island in the
Category

Vintage 1930s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Circular Tray, circa 1930
By Georg Jensen
Located in New York, NY
Our circular sterling silver platter from Georg Jensen dates from circa 1930 and is in good
Category

Early 20th Century Danish Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

1970s French Silver Platter
Located in Los Angeles, CA
sophisticated design inspiration to any home, this sterling silver platter is ready for display and enjoyment
Category

Vintage 1970s French British Colonial Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • 1970s French Silver Platter
  • 1970s French Silver Platter
  • 1970s French Silver Platter
  • 1970s French Silver Platter
H 0.5 in W 13 in D 5.25 in
Sterling Silver Large Serving Bowls / 2
By Gorham
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Black star and Gorham sterling silver platter - Both sterling silver serving bowls have good weight
Category

Vintage 1920s American Baroque Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling “John Coburn” Platter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are offering this sterling silver platter made by the Worden-Munnis Company of Boston
Category

Vintage 1940s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

16" Sterling Silver Baltimore Sterling Silver 'Stieff' Antique Repousse Platter
By Baltimore Silver Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 16 x 11.75 x 1 in. Weight: 31.2 toz.
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Midcentury Period Sterling Silver and Glass Hors d'oeuvres/Caviar Platter
By Watson Silver
Located in New York, NY
Mid-Century Modern period, sterling silver and glass hors d'oeuvres/caviar platter, the Watson
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Basket
By International Silver
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are happy to offer you this sterling silver basket by International Silver. It has a stationary
Category

Vintage 1930s American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Silver Basket
  • Sterling Silver Basket
  • Sterling Silver Basket
  • Sterling Silver Basket
H 9.5 in Dm 9.5 in
Sterling Silver & Porcelain Platter
By Wedgewood
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This sterling silver and porcelain platter is made by the world famous Wedgwood Company of England
Category

Vintage 1940s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver and Sheffield Plate Venison Dish
By William Ker Reid
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
embossed gravy draining channels to a plain well at one end. The sterling silver platter has an applied
Category

Antique 1840s English Victorian Platters and Serveware

Materials

Silver, Sheffield Plate, Sterling Silver

Georgian Pair of Sterling Silver Meat Platters
By William Stroud
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive pair of antique George IV English sterling silver meat platters; an addition
Category

Antique 1820s English George IV Platters and Serveware

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

12.75" Sterling Silver Baltimore Sterling Silver 'Stieff' Antique Repousse Tray
By Baltimore Silver Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 12.75 x 11 x 1 in Weight: 21.6 toz Date of Manufacture: 1894-1904.
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georgian 'George II', Style Sterling Silver Salver/Platter
By George Nathan & Ridley Hayes
Located in New York, NY
Georgian (George II) - style,sterling silver, footed salver London, year-hallmarked for 1915
Category

Vintage 1910s English George II Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Dominick and Haff Sterling Silver Footed Meat Platter
By Dominick & Haff
Located in Cincinnati, OH
This exceptional 22" sterling silver meat platter was made by Dominick and Haff of New York. The
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Fish Platter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are proud to offer you this sterling silver Art Deco fish platter made in Austria in the 1920’s
Category

Vintage 1920s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Sterling Fish Platter
  • Sterling Fish Platter
  • Sterling Fish Platter
  • Sterling Fish Platter
H 1 in W 25 in D 11 in
Sterling Silver Gorham Antique Floral Openwork Large Platter
By Gorham
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 15 x 7/8 in Weight: 25.5 toz.
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

S. Kirk & Sons Sterling Silver Repose Platter
By Kirk & Son
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This fine handcrafted sterling silver and heavy weight floral repose round serving platter is
Category

Mid-20th Century American Baroque Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Salver 1903 Square Waiter Tray Platter
By Lambert & Co (Herbert Charles Lambert)
Located in London, GB
An elegant antique solid Silver Salver in a square shape with shaped corners and standing on four
Category

20th Century English Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mexican Sterling Platter
By Juvento Lopez Reyes
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This modernism platter by the renowned silversmith Lopez Reyes was way ahead of its time; using a
Category

Vintage 1940s Mexican Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Mexican Sterling Platter
  • Mexican Sterling Platter
  • Mexican Sterling Platter
  • Mexican Sterling Platter
H 1 in W 22 in D 16 in
Paul Storr 1800s Antique Sterling Silver Meat Platter
By Paul Storr
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A magnificent, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver meat platter made by
Category

Antique Early 1800s English Georgian Platters and Serveware

Materials

Silver

Antique Rococo Style Sterling Silver Salver Platter Tray 1902
By Walker & Hall
Located in London, GB
An elegant Antique solid Silver Salver with an unusual asymmetrical Rococo inspired cartouche shape
Category

Early 20th Century English Rococo Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • Antique Rococo Style Sterling Silver Salver Platter Tray 1902
  • Antique Rococo Style Sterling Silver Salver Platter Tray 1902
  • Antique Rococo Style Sterling Silver Salver Platter Tray 1902
  • Antique Rococo Style Sterling Silver Salver Platter Tray 1902
Free Shipping
H 0.63 in W 12.17 in D 19.89 in
Sterling Silver Bigelow, Kennard & Co. Antique Floral Footed Platter
By Bigelow Kennard & Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 13.75 x 1.5 in Weight: 41.5 toz
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver John Wendt Antique Winged Lionesses Footed Platter
By John Wendt
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions (L x D x H): 16.75 x 12 1/8 x 11 5/8 in Weight: 65 toz John R. Wendt for Ball Black & Co., New York 1860 - 1875.
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Serving Platter circa 1900s Estate Find
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Montreal, QC
Tiffany & Co. sterling silver serving platter. Center engraved with a floral leaf wreath design
Category

Early 20th Century American Art Deco Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver S. Kirk & Son Antique Floral Repousse Platter
By Kirk & Son
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 14 x 1 3/8 in Weight: 36.8 toz.
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver S. Kirk & Son Antique Floral Repousse Oval Platter
By Kirk & Son
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 21 x 15.5 in Weight: 68.8 toz.
Category

Late 20th Century Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Victorian Period Sterling Silver Paw-Footed Salver/Platter
By Robert Harper
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Period, sterling silver, paw-footed salver/tray, having 8 rounded sides, London, year
Category

Antique 1860s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Oval Meat Dish Serving Platter Tray, 1806
By Burwash & Sibley
Located in London, GB
A superb Antique George III solid Silver Serving Platter. This impressive Platter has a classic
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

George V Antique Sterling Silver Tray - Chester 1911
By Barker Brothers Silver Ltd.
Located in London, London
Hallmarked in Chester in 1911 by Barker Brothers Ltd., this handsome, Antique Sterling Silver Tray
Category

Vintage 1910s English Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Art Deco Period Solid Sterling Silver Serving Platter By Gorham
By Gorham Manufacturing Company
Located in New York, NY
Large, Art Deco Period, solid sterling silver serving platter/tray, Gorham Manufacturing Co
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tiffany Mid Century Modern Sterling Silver Scalloped Serving Platter
Located in Rochester, NY
Mid-Century Modern sterling silver scalloped serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York.  
Category

Mid-20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Pedestal Based Pierced Cake/Cookie Basket/Platter
By Gorham Manufacturing Company
Located in New York, NY
Art Nouveau, sterling silver, pedestal based, cake/cookie platter/basket, Gorham Manufacturing
Category

Vintage 1910s American Art Nouveau Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Frank Whiting C607 Sterling Silver Divided Serving Plate Tray Platter 594g
By Frank Whiting
Located in Dayton, OH
1940 became a division of Ellmore Silver Co and went out of business 1960 c.” Measures: 10.75” x 1
Category

Early 20th Century Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver S. Kirk & Son Antique Floral Repousse Oval Platter
By Kirk & Son
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 14 x 9.75 x 1 1/8 in Weight: 17.5 toz There is a monogram on the bottom.
Category

Early 20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Redlich & Co Sterling Silver Serving Tray Platter, Serveware, Hollowware
By Redlich & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Redlich & Co, sterling serving silver tray. The piece is marked with #9392, it weighs 107.66 ozt
Category

20th Century North American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Colonial by Camusso Peruvian Sterling Silver Fish Serving Platter 50.5ozt
By Carlo Mario Camusso
Located in Big Bend, WI
Colonial by Camusso Impressive Colonial by Camusso sterling silver fish serving platter. The
Category

20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique George III York Sterling Silver Meat Platter
By Robert Cattle
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian York sterling silver meat platter made by
Category

Antique Early 1800s English George II Serving Pieces

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Acorn by Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Serving Platter Round #642C
Located in Big Bend, WI
Gorgeous Acorn by Georg Jensen sterling silver round serving tray / plate/ platter marked #642C
Category

20th Century Danish Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Kalo Handwrought Sterling Silver Square Arts & Crafts Platter Tray
By The Kalo Shop
Located in New York, NY
Square-shaped and handwrought sterling silver presentation platter tray by Chicago silversmith The
Category

Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Maintenon by Gorham Sterling Silver Fish Platter #A10224/1 '#6333'
By Gorham
Located in Big Bend, WI
Maintenon by Gorham Beautiful Maintenon by Gorham sterling silver Fish Platter marked #A10224/1
Category

20th Century French Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Poole Vintage Floral Scroll Rim Oval Tray with Handles
By Poole Silver Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Dimensions: 29 x 19.5 x 1 5/8 in Weight: 135 toz.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Platters and Serveware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Fish Platter and Mazarine #206
By Georg Jensen
Located in Hellerup, DK
An exceptionally early and rare Georg Jensen silver fish platter along with mazarine #206, designed
Category

Vintage 1910s European Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Wonderful Sterling Silver Flower Pedestal Bowl Platter Centerpiece Very Fine
Located in Roslyn, NY
A wonderful sterling silver flower pedestal bowl platter with very fine detail.
Category

20th Century American Belle Époque Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Durham Sterling Silver Serving Platter with Grapes and Leaves #495
Located in Big Bend, WI
Wonderful Durham sterling silver serving platter with grapes and leaves motif. The piece is marked
Category

20th Century American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Chantilly Grand by Gorham Sterling Silver Fish Platter, Dated 1900
By Gorham
Located in Big Bend, WI
and chased flowers) by Gorham sterling silver Large Fish Serving Platter #A588. It measures 22" x 12 1
Category

20th Century French Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

  • 1
  • ...
Get Updated with New Arrivals
Save "Sterling Silver Platters", and we’ll notify you when there are new listings in this category.

Sterling Silver Platters For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of sterling silver platters available for sale. Frequently made of metal, silver and sterling silver, all sterling silver platters available were constructed with great care. Sterling silver platters have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of sterling silver platters to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Georgian, Victorian and Art Deco sterling silver platters are of considerable interest. Many sterling silver platters are appealing in their simplicity, but Tiffany & Co., Gorham Manufacturing Company and Paul Storr produced popular sterling silver platters that are worth a look.

How Much are Sterling Silver Platters?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $2,795, while they’re typically $220 on the low end and $238,500 highest priced.

Finding the Right platters-serveware for You

The antique and vintage serveware on 1stDibs includes serving bowls, platters, tureens and more — everything you need to serve the delicious meal you prepared for guests, whether it’s an intimate dinner or a family event.

When hosting dinner parties for company or the holidays, the kind of serveware you put to use is obviously going to be integral to the whole experience. And there are tricks and tips out there for setting the modern table too. But between meals, the serveware and other tableware you’ve collected over the years to show off in a display cabinet in your dining room will also be integral to your decor, ensuring an air of elegance is part of your gatherings.

Whether you are hosting a formal dinner party or a more relaxed cocktail affair, you should have plenty of food on hand for people to snack on.

“Everybody loves a cheese plate, and it’s so easy to assemble,” explains Athena Calderone, the talent behind the popular lifestyle blog EyeSwoon. “I start with a few favorite cheeses, and then I like to add figs or a sweet chutney, charcuterie and olives. Just something to nibble on.”

The right serveware lends sophistication to any space, whether your favorite porcelain or glassware is on the dining table or in a classic hutch against the wall. No matter the medium, there’s serveware to complement all manner of furniture styles and design preferences. Serveware can be a means of personal expression, and certain pieces and designs over the years have become coveted collector’s pieces to be displayed as art themselves.

Browse the extensive collection of antique and vintage serveware on 1stDibs.

Questions About Sterling Silver Platters
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Silver platters are solid silver or silver-plated. In order to qualify as pure silver, an object must be made from at least 92.5% pure silver. For example, most sterling silver is around 7.5% copper, which helps strengthen the piece and give it longevity. Shop a collection of antique and modern silver platters from some of the worlds top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Most thai silver has more pure silver in it than standard sterling silver. Most sterling silver is 92.5% silver with another alloy, typically copper, making up the rest of the metal. Thai silver often falls in the range of 97.5-99% pure silver, so a significantly higher percentage of it is pure silver, making it softer and less likely to tarnish. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary silver jewelry from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    Sterling silver is made of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy. Depending on the composition, the alloy may be nickel, copper, brass or other metals. On 1stDibs, find a variety of sterling silver jewelry, tableware and decorative objects.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The worst substances for sterling silver are chlorine, chlorine bleach, and ammonia, all of which will cause tarnish and accelerate corrosion. You should also avoid household cleaners, rubber, and perspiration. Rinse your sterling silver pieces thoroughly after coming into contact with those substances. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of sterling silver pieces from top sellers worldwide.
  • 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 ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A Vesta is a type of small case used to carry matches for smoking, while sterling silver is a precious metal made by combining pure silver with an alloy. Therefore, a sterling silver Vesta is one fabricated out of this kind of metal. Find a collection of Vesta containers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The difference between silver and sterling silver is its composition. Silver is a general term used to describe metal that is rich in or made completely of the element silver. Sterling silver is a specific alloy with 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals like nickel or brass. Fine silver is the term for 99.9% pure silver. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of silver jewelry, watches, tableware and decorative accents.
  • 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 ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Yes, Reed & Barton pieces are made of sterling silver. The American brand was founded in 1824 and is highly regarded as one of the highest quality silver manufacturers in the world. The brand also makes more affordable silver-plated items too.
    1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Yes, Reed and Barton sells sterling silver. Reed and Barton is a prominent American silver manufacturer located in Massachusetts that is known for its sterling silver and silverplate. To determine if a Reed and Barton piece is sterling silver, look for the word “sterling” or the number “.925”. Shop Reed and Barton on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    No, sterling silver, no matter what its used to make, is not solid silver. In most countries, the sterling standard is 92.5% silver with an additive alloy, usually copper, making up the rest of the sterling silver. Sterling silver is harder than pure silver and much more useful as tableware. Shop a collection of sterling silver from some of the worlds top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Sterling silver is a very good quality alloy because the added metals make it very durable, even more so than gold. Because it is also lightweight it can be great for everyday wear.
  • 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 ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The most expensive sterling silver flatware is said to be Grand Baroque by Wallace. Sterling silver is a combination of pure silver and copper in a 92.5% and 7.5% ratio. Sterling silver is more valuable because of the silver content. In addition, the age, design, and attractiveness of the silverware may mean its value far exceeds the silver value. Sterling silver flatware with ivory handles is always the most valuable. Find a collection of antique and vintage sterling silver flatware from different creators on 1stDibs today.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Gorham sterling is real silver. However, sterling silver is not solid silver. Instead, the metal is an alloy formed out of pure silver and another precious metal. You can shop a selection of Gorham decorative objects and serveware on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Tiffany & Co. uses sterling silver. According to their website, they were one of the first American companies to institute the .925 sterling silver standard in 1851. Sterling silver is a precious metal that may require cleaning to retain its beauty and character for generations. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary Tiffany & Co. silver from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To identify Gorham sterling silver, study the marks found on the piece. Pieces made after 1848 will have a letter or symbol stamp. You can use an authoritative online reference to figure out the manufacturing year of the piece. Find a variety of expertly vetted Gorham sterling silver on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To clean weighted sterling silver, use a cleaning product formulated for sterling silver and a soft lint-free cloth. Keep dust at bay by wiping the object down with a soft cloth dampened with warm water. Always dry the silver with a soft towel after cleaning. Find a collection of weighted sterling silver decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Sterling silver candlesticks are worth $5 to $10, on average. Sterling silver candlesticks are not worth much because there is very little silver in sterling silver.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Sterling silver is a great quality material for rings given its durability and beauty. Because of the addition of copper, pure silver is too soft for an everyday ring, but because sterling silver is alloyed with copper, it is a stronger material and makes a great choice for everyday use in a wedding or engagement ring.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The most popular sterling silver flatware pattern is really a matter of preference because so many exist. Some of the most popular include Chantilly, Rondo, Repousse and Grand Baroque. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of antique and contemporary sterling silver flatware from some of the world’s top sellers.

Read More

With Dansk, Jens Quistgaard Delivered Danish Simplicity to American Tables

With Dansk, Jens Quistgaard Delivered Danish Simplicity to American Tables

When a visionary Copenhagen designer teamed up with an enterprising Long Island couple, Scandi-style magic landed in kitchens and dining rooms across the United States.

Hostess Extraordinaire Aerin Lauder Shares Entertaining Tips and Auction Picks

Hostess Extraordinaire Aerin Lauder Shares Entertaining Tips and Auction Picks

The arbiter of good taste, who has curated a collection for 1stDibs Auctions, invites 1stDibs inside her family’s Hamptons barn for a firsthand look at her welcoming style.

Handmade with Lab-Grade Glass, This Decanter Holds Your Favorite Cocktail Concoctions

Handmade with Lab-Grade Glass, This Decanter Holds Your Favorite Cocktail Concoctions

Artist Simone Crestani conjures the fascination you remember from Chemistry 101.

28 Cheerful Home Bars, Where Everybody (Literally) Knows Your Name

28 Cheerful Home Bars, Where Everybody (Literally) Knows Your Name

Simple or sophisticated, equipped with console, cart or custom cabinetry, these stylish bar areas deserve a toast.

Meet the Celebrated Hostess Whose Magical Tabletops Enhance Every Occasion

Meet the Celebrated Hostess Whose Magical Tabletops Enhance Every Occasion

For Stephanie Booth Shafran, entertaining guests is about opening her heart as well as her home.

How to Identify Real Capodimonte Porcelain

How to Identify Real Capodimonte Porcelain

Early examples by the Italian manufacturer can be hard to come by, but the best later pieces possess the same over-the-top charm.

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

Smoking might have fallen out of fashion, but these ashtrays have enduring design appeal.

100 Works That Remind Us Why Glass Can Be a Radical Art Form

100 Works That Remind Us Why Glass Can Be a Radical Art Form

A new show at Upstate New York’s Corning Museum of Glass shows off the best and brightest contemporary works of the last few years.