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Antique Silverware

Philips Auctions has a wide range of high quality antique silverware at our Melbourne auction house. During our regular Fine & Decorative Arts auctions, you will find unique pieces to suit any style.

We specialise in the following types of antique silver items:

  • vintage cutlery
  • teapots
  • sterling silver gravy ladles
  • punch bowls
  • jewellery boxes
  • meat dishes
  • antique silver spoons
  • trays
  • candelabrums

Selection of items from our recent sales


AN ART DECO SILVER PLATED FOUR PIECE TEA OR COFFEE SERVICE BY BOULANGER OF PARIS
Circa: 1925-30
Of striking hexagonal form with palisander timber knops and square section handles, comprising a hot water or coffee pot, tea pot, covered sugar box and creamer; with mark of Boulenger and AB and star stamps underside
Height: 17cm and smaller


A STERLING SILVER ETROG BOX
20th century, Mexico, with maker's mark of ART
The straight-sided oval box, embossed with bold geometric diamond, half flower and semi-circular motifs to the body, an 'etrog' citron to the hinged lid with Hebrew script and raised on four shaped feet; silver marks underside.
Silver weight: 387gr
Height: 9cm Length: 15cm Width: 10cm


AN ANTIQUE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN .800 SILVER SAUCE BOAT
Post 1867 Vienna, with dianakopf, and maker's mark TJ
A fine heavy gauge double lipped boat with reeded loop handles with ribbon motifs and leafy chased mounts, on an integral oval tray with conforming reed and ribbon borders; hallmarked to foot of boat and tray
Total weight of silverware: 758gr
Height: 13.5cm Length: 25.5cm Width: 17.5cm


A FINE ORNATE VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER PEDESTAL COMPORT
1890 London, with maker's mark J.N.M for Mappin & Webb
Repousse and chased throughout with portrait medallions to pierced reserves, floral and animal motifs, having a central oval section supporting a cut glass dish above a broad pulvinated border, four upward scrolling leaf and whorl feet with floral terminals; hallmarked to upper body
Silver weight: 1122gr
Height: 23.5cm Length: 38cm Width: 30cm


A MIXED GROUP OF EIGHTY ONE PIECES OF SILVER VINTAGE CUTLERY, PART GERMAN AND POLISH SERVICES
Early to mid 20th century, German marks for Wilkens; Polish marks DK; other
Part services and a selection of filigree pickle forks and spoons, a petite Russian fork and a pair of sugar tongs; all vintage cutlery hallmarked except the filigree items
Total weight: 3849gr


A FINE AND ELEGANT GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER TEAPOT
1785 London, with maker's mark for Robert Hennell I
Of oval fluted 'oil can' form with a domed lid, a pear wood handle and silver tipped timber finial, bright cut and prick worked with festoons, borders and a central flammiform fringe and floral band; hallmarked with contemporary inscription underside, partial marks to lid.
Total weight: 408gr Height: 16cm Width: 26cm


A FINE EDWARDIAN STERLING SILVER FRUIT BOWL WITH ROBERT ADAM STYLE NEOCLASSICAL DECORATION AND A BLUE GLASS LINER
1903 London, with maker's mark for John Bodman Carrington
Of elegant reticulated oval shape and raised on four feet, draped with applied swags of husks and further decorated with paterae and restrained borders, crisply hallmarked underside with retailer's stamp also for Carrington.
Silver weight: 1253gr Height: 15cm Length: 30.5cm Width: 24.5cm


A PORTUGUESE FOUR PIECE .833 SILVER TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE WITH A MATCHING TRAY
Post 1938 mark, with eagle and .833 standard in octagonal cartouche
Comprising tea and coffee pots, a covered sugar basin and a creamer, of ovoid pedestal form with engraved and applied shell and scroll borders and shaped scrolling handles; with hallmarks underside, figural maker's mark
Silver weight: 4921gr Length: 64cm Width: 38.5cm (tray) Height: 24cm (pot)


A FINE SET OF FOUR STERLING SILVER NEOCLASSICAL CANDELABRA
1961 and 1966 London with maker's marks for JCL
Each with twin scrolling reeded arms and three sconces with gadroon and stiff leaf borders to the waisted nozzles, dishes, stems and base, components hallmarked
Silver weight: 7948gr and unweighted
Height: 41cm Width: 36cm


A STERLING SILVER SNUFF BOX AND ANTIQUE SILVER SPOONS
1804 Birmingham, maker SI?, other spoon unmarked
A reeded rectangular snuff box, hallmarked to lip; a small bowl-shaped ladle spoon with a scroll decorated handle, unmarked; and a delicately wired work floral spoon with a twist handle and a daisy and leaf finial in turquoise and green colours. Two lovely antique silver spoons.
Silver weight: 33gr (snuff box) Length: 17cm and smaller

 

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