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Antique English Silver & Silverware

Shop antique English silver, antique silverware and sterling silver from one of the UK's premier furniture dealers. This category of our website…

Shop antique English silver, antique silverware and sterling silver from one of the UK's premier furniture dealers. This category of our website is an important one and is very special to us. Items of superb craftsmanship made from sterling silver and silver plate feature prominently on our website and in our physical showroom which is located in north London, UK and which has many antique silver items on show at any one time and is well worth a visit.

Antique Silverware From Many Periods

We specialise in antique English silver and silver plate items from many different periods English history, such as the George III, Edwardian, Victorian and Art Deco periods. We feature products from leading and highly sought after makers, for example we usually have in stock antique sterling silver tea sets, pots, dishes and many other items of antique silverware from renowned English silversmiths such as Paul Storr and Hester Bateman.

Silverware also makes a lovely gift, so browse our range of antique silver and silver plated photo frames, clocks, letter openers, bookmarks, key rings, and other smaller silver items to find that perfect present.

Antique Silver Claret Jugs, Ewers & Flagons

Why not give your drinks cabinet a bit of flair by adding a sterling silver claret jug, ewer or flagon from one of the many famous English silversmiths that we feature which include William Hutton, Walker & Hall, John & Edward Barnard and many more?

Antique Silver Candlesticks

Antique Candlesticks are another popular item frequently made from sterling silver and carrying relevant hallmarks for the year of manufacture as well as the maker’s mark.

Antique Silver Tea & Coffee Sets

Often available with their original wooden storage boxes, we almost always have a good selection of tea and coffee sets available in sterling silver or silver plate from well known makers such as Martin Hall.

If you are looking for top quality antique silverware take some time to check out the products listed under this category and study the extensive galleries of photographs that we supply

If you see an antique silver item for sale and would like to see it in person then a visit to our north London showroom is a must. But if you cannot visit and collect the item you want in person, please rest assured that our specialist teams will pack it carefully and ship it to almost any destination worldwide.

We would however ask you to obtain a shipping quotation before making a purchase, quoting the unique reference number on the item’s description page. If you are located in the UK mainland you will be pleased to discover that we can ship your purchases to you free of charge.

Our large North London showroom is open to the public for viewing every weekday between 10am and 5pm and if weekdays are a problem for you then please also be aware that we open occasionally on Saturdays so that you can see the antique silver items you are interested in. Please see the homepage of this website for our current opening hours, including up-to-date Saturday opening arrangements as we do not open on Saturday every week.

You don’t need an appointment to come and view our range of antique silver or other items but if you need to speak to one of our in house experts then it is worth calling in advance to make sure that there is someone on hand to answer your questions and help you when you make your visit.

Our north London showrooms are very easy to find and are conveniently located close to public transport links, including Manor House tube station, which is on the Piccadilly Line and which is just a stone’s throw away from us. You will often find many examples of silverware, sterling silver and silver plate but if you are travelling to see a particular item please call first to make sure that it is still available for viewing as we would not want you to make a wasted journey.

If you cannot visit the showroom and you have questions about any of our silver items or any of our other antique and collectable pieces then you are always welcome to contact us by telephone or email using the contact details found at the top of every product description page.

Please also be sure to quote the unique item reference number when contacting us in order to avoid confusion as we stock many items that are similar and could be mistaken for one another.

Please also be sure to check our notes as to the condition and dimensions of the item you wish to buy before purchasing to ensure that it meets with your expectations and that it will fit into the space you have in mind for it.

We would ask you please to also study carefully the gallery of photographs that we provide with each item description in order to fully satisfy yourself as to its condition. If in doubt please contact us for an appraisal of the piece in question.

Finally, please remember to sign up for our free new item notification service which ensures that we will send to you weekly notifications of any fresh arrivals that appear in your categories of interest, giving you an edge over our other customers when you are looking for items which are in great demand. Please click HERE to receive these notifications. After all, you don’t want to miss finding the antique silver item that you’ve been searching for and which may not come up for sale again in the future!

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Ref: 03054
Vintage Silver Plated Cannon Wine Champagne Holder 20th Century

Vintage Silver Plated Cannon Wine Champagne Holder 20th Century

This is a very unusual new English silver plate wine holder which has been made to resemble a two wheeled cannon. Designed to hold two bottles of champagne or wine, it has been accomplished in the Victorian style. This lovely silver plate wine holder has been meticulously modelled to look like a Victorian cannon with intricate animal and foliate decoration to the wheels and main struts. The bottle holders feature fine beading and overall the impression is of a very unusual and finely crafted silver piece. It is a new item and as such is in excellent condition. Please refer to the photographs to see this silver plate wine holder for yourself and to appreciate the superb craftsmanship that has gone into modelling this lovely silver item. This silver plate wine holder is sure to be a talking point at any occasion where you choose to use it. See more wine coolers and other silver items. To See This Silver Plate Wine Holder in Person As it's usually a good idea to view prior to buying, we are always happy to welcome you to see our inventory in our North London warehouse. So why not organize a consultation to browse this silver plate wine holder in-person? Whilst you are here you will also discover our collection of other wonderful silver antiques and collectibles. Please get in touch with us first before making a visit to make sure that this silver plate wine holder is still available and has not already gone. Also if you are able to contact us ahead of time we can to make sure to have an expert on hand to talk you through your purchase and respond to any queries. We are always pleased to go over our products such as this silver plate wine holder in detail and offer some other options should you wish to explore our silver collection further. For us there is no such thing as a silly question and we fully appreciate that you will want to get your acquisition spot on so please feel free to ask about any concerns you've got. Please make a note of the item reference number which appears on this page prior to getting in touch, so we can be sure of the particular silver plate wine holder you are speaking about. Regent Antiques - Showroom Opening Hours The London salesroom is open Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm for you to look at this silver plate wine holder. We also open sometimes on a Saturday – but remember to ring ahead of time before making the trip on a Saturday as we don't wish you to turn up and find no one here. Want to make a trip on a Saturday - check here to see the next available date. Getting Further Help If you are not able to plan a visit, we will be still very happy to respond to any questions you might have about this silver plate wine holder. To chat about these with us please don't hesitate to get in touch by either email or telephone using the details on this page. We have a number of internal consultants available who will be delighted to discuss this silver plate wine holder and also talk over the details of investing in and caring for spectacular silver items more generally. We are always delighted to present our expertise with our customers and potential customers to ensure that you are absolutely happy with anything you are considering acquiring from us. When you get in contact please mention the item reference number that you will also find on this page to be sure that we appreciate the particular silver plate wine holder you are deciding on. Shipping, Delivery and Returns We are experts in the transport and delivery of exquisite items of silver like this silver plate wine holder. Exceptional items of silver like this demand experienced handling to ensure that they get to you in the same pristine state that they left us. We are very careful with our packaging and delivery service making sure that anything you buy from us will get to you in perfect condition. We are happy to transport to any location internationally and will take care of all the essential packaging and transport specifics. However, we require that you get in touch first before buying this silver plate wine holder as we really want to be certain of all the shipping particulars and that you have a full shipping quotation before you purchase. Fortunately we transport totally free of charge to any mainland UK destination. If you are not happy for any reason with this silver plate wine holder when you see it, in keeping with the Distance Selling Regulations you can return it to us within 14 days and we will provide a reimbursement. You will need to return it to us in its initial packing and condition. You will also be accountable for the return shipping bills unless we sent you a product that is materially different to the one you supposed you would be acquiring. Please note that you are fully answerable for any customs fees or duties that fall due as a result of delivering this silver plate wine holder outside the European Union.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 20 x Width 24 x Depth 30

Dimensions in inches:

Height 8 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 1 foot

£675.00
Ref: 08801
Antique Boxed Set 12 Pairs Pistol Grip Fruit Forks & Knives 1905

Antique Boxed Set 12 Pairs Pistol Grip Fruit Forks & Knives 1905

We are delighted to offer for sale this beautiful rare antique English walnut boxed set of twelve pairs of sterling silver cutlery. These fruit forks and knives are hallmarked for Sheffield 1905 and have the makers mark of the renowned silversmith Harrison Brothers & George Howson. This antique sterling silver cutlery all have pistol grip handles and feature a fascinating crest of a hand holding a sword. They come in the original walnut plush burgundy velvet lined box with a blank shield shaped brass cartouche. The box has the ivorine label of the retailer: T Smith & Sons, 47 George Street, Edinburgh. This antique sterling silver silverware is a complete set and is in excellent condition. Please check this for yourself by taking a moment to view the images in our photo gallery. To View this Antique Sterling Silver Cutlery It's a smart idea to view pieces such as this in person. With this in mind please try to come to our North London display room to see and check out this boxed set of antique sterling silver cutlery, alongside with our extended variety of other sterling silver articles and other decorative silver items that we have in stock. If you want to make a special trip to see this merchandise, please call first to make sure that this boxed set of antique sterling silver silverware is still available and has not been sold. Remember to be sure to give us the item reference number shown above when getting in contact so we can identify which of our numerous collectibles you are speaking about. Regent Antiques - Showroom Opening Hours: Our London display room is open Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm for you to look at this set of antique sterling silver cutlery. We also open sometimes on Saturdays – but please call in advance before making the visit on a Saturday as we do not want you to be let down. Get More Details To discover more about this walnut boxed set of antique sterling silver silverware and so as to get responses to any requests you might have, please don't hesitate to ring our in-house antiques experts on the telephone number given above. When contacting us please state the item number, displayed above, so we know which silver piece you want to talk about. Transportation, Delivery and Returns You are looking at a first-class set of silverware. It will need skillful packing and shipping so that it actually gets to your place securely and safely. We can transport this boxed set of antique sterling silver cutlery to almost any destination around the world and we will be delighted to handle the wrapping for you, but please do call or email for a transportation quotation first, before buying this walnut box of antique sterling silver silverware so that we can fully meet your delivery wishes. We ship totally free of charge to any mainland UK address. If you are not comfortable with the product, we offer a 14-day money back pledge in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return transportation fees for this boxed set of antique sterling silver cutlery, unless we have wrongly explained the item in some crucial way and you do not obtain the piece as described. You must return the item in its original package and condition. You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this boxed set of antique sterling silver silverware. Some Suggestions on Investing In Antique, Vintage and Second-Hand Silver Acquiring antique and second-hand silver is a big field which features work by some of the best master goldsmiths who were globally renowned artists in their own right down to the most practical and common of machine made common domestic items. In considering investing in this antique sterling silver cutlery we are glad to supply a some suggestions that may help you come to a decision on understanding ideal for you. Highly revered for hundreds and hundreds of years, silver has exclusive characteristics that have made it both gorgeous and valuable and this is why people have collected and used it in a multitude of different varieties. There is a wide range of antique, vintage and second-hand silver out there available today today. So how do you know what to pick? The first rule of thumb is that you should acquire what you like. Give some thought to how come you like this antique sterling silver cutlery and if it appeals to your aesthetic feeling then why hold off? Authorities always say that you should go after the very best you can afford, and this does not always mean the oldest or indeed the biggest. Do take a little time to learn about the makers and the designs that attract you and this will assist you decide the path you need to take to build up a splendid silver collection. If you appreciate a particular piece of silver such as this antique sterling silver cutlery you will want to show it to friends and family and your pleasure will pass to them too. A key issue is the condition of a silver item and how much renovation work has occurred. When purchasing silver antiques that are over 200 years old they will probably have what is called a 'patina' which is a combination of the colour and the wear. You cannot expect an old silver article to appear as if it just came from the workshop - if it does then it has quite possibly been significantly restored which is not a positive thing for a piece of antique silver. Take into account that in the silver antiques world a touch of restoration is tolerable where a small ding or dent may be carefully removed. But be wary of over plating, lead or silver solder, repaired seams, holes, erased inscriptions, patches and later additions or decorations. All of these are unacceptable for a piece of fine antique silver. The good thing is here at Regent Antiques we are vigilant and provide only the finest unblemished silver pieces and if things like re-plating has taken place we will tell you. We always make available ample images of our silver pieces so you can see precisely what condition they are in. Do take a couple of seconds to look at the pics for this antique sterling silver cutlery to satisfy yourself of its condition. If you have any points about it you are always very welcome to call or email us. We will be delighted to put your mind at rest about the condition of this antique sterling silver cutlery. Be aware that silver tarnishes and you will have to look after it by polishing it fairly frequently. It's a good idea to clean it with a long term polish and then then try to exhibit it in a relatively airtight showcase if you're able to. This will keep it sparkling for the longest possible time. If you look after it well this antique sterling silver cutlery will basically last forever.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 7 x Width 37 x Depth 27

Dimensions in inches:

Height 3 inches x Width 1 foot, 3 inches x Depth 11 inches

£1,425.00
Ref: A1037
Antique Set of 3 Sterling Silver Candlesticks William Gibson & John Langman 1895

Antique Set of 3 Sterling Silver Candlesticks William Gibson & John Langman 1895

This is a wonderful set of three antique English Victorian sterling silver candlesticks bearing the makers' marks of the renowned silversmiths William Gibson & John Langman, London, and dating 1895.   Each of these splendid classically style candlesticks features an exquisite oval urn-shaped nozzle on stylish knopped and tapering stems.    They retain their original detachable push fit sconces with beautiful reed decoration to the rim.   The attractive oval weighted bases replicate the shaped form of the sconces and are similarly embellished with reed decorations to the edges.   Each candlestick bears the full hallmarks: Lion passant for sterling silver, the lion head for London, the letter 'U' for 1895, the makers' marks 'WG JD' for 'William Gibson & John Langman' as well as the British Registry Design number 'Rd 273055' and a further registration number '11542'.   Provenance: Presented to Ella Sieveking on her marriage. She studied art at the Slade School with Hubert Herkomer and became the first woman Vice President of Morley College, Lambeth.   Add a classic elegant element to your dining experience with these high quality and very tasteful antique candlesticks.   Condition: In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.  

Dimensions in cm:

Height 19 x Width 10 x Depth 8

Dimensions in inches:

Height 7 inches x Width 4 inches x Depth 3 inches

£2,150.00
Ref: A1075
Antique Set of 4 Silver Plated Candlesticks by James Dixon & Sons Ca 1875 19th C

Antique Set of 4 Silver Plated Candlesticks by James Dixon & Sons Ca 1875 19th C

This is a magnificent and rare set of four antique English Victorian silver plated candlesticks bearing the figural makers mark of James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, circa 1875 in date. Each of these stunning classically style candlesticks features an exquisite capital in the form of an antique urn with lovely beaded decoration and elegant garlands, floral and foliate motifs.    The knopped square stepped stems surmount attractive tapering and subtle concave columns, which are accented with distinctive applied floral symbols to the centre.   The sturdy square stepped bases replicate the subtle concave shape of the columns and are further embellished with beaded decorations to the edges.   They retain their original detachable push fit sconces with beautiful beaded decoration to the rim.   Each candlestick bears the silver-plated marks, the figural makers' mark of a 'trumpet' for 'James Dixon and Sons' as well as the registration number '624'.   They are fitted with green baize to the underside.   Add a classic elegant element to your dining experience with this high quality and very tasteful antique candlesticks.   Condition: In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 31.5 x Width 12 x Depth 12

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 0 inches x Width 5 inches x Depth 5 inches

£1,250.00
Ref: 01868
Pair English Silver Plate Wine & Champagne Coolers

Pair English Silver Plate Wine & Champagne Coolers

We are delighted to be able to offer for sale this sumptuous pair of new silver plate wine coolers. They are made in the classic English Georgian style. With removable liners so you can put the ice between the liners and keep the bottle dry and chilled at the same time, they are immensely practical as well as beautiful. The rims of these English silver champagne coolers are decorated with a double row of fine beading and each has a pair of carefully crafted silver handles. They stand on circular bases which feature fine fluting. They are in excellent condition as can be confirmed from looking at the images in our photograph gallery. Please take a little bit of time to confirm this for yourself. Visit our Showroom To See These Silver Plated Wine Coolers It's a pretty good idea to view things face to face. Being mindful of this please try to go to our North London showroom to look over this pair of silver plate wine coolers, alongside our large assortment of other silver plated items and decorative silver objects. If you want to make a special journey to see these pieces, please phone first to ensure that this pair of English silver champagne coolers is still available to you and has not been sold. Remember be certain to give us the item reference number provided above when getting in contact so we can identify which of our numerous articles you are talking about. Regent Antiques - Warehouse Opening Hours Our London display room is open Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm for you to view this pair of silver plate wine coolers. We also open sometimes on Saturdays – but remember to call ahead prior to making the trip on a Saturday as we do not want you to be disappointed. In Order to Get More Information To understand more about this pair of English silver champagne coolers and for you to get responses to any points you might have, please don't hesitate to ring our in-house antiques consultants on the phone number given above. When calling please mention the item number, displayed above, so we can identify which silver piece you may like to discuss. Transport, Delivery and Returns You are considering a superb pieces of silver requiring specialized packing and transport so that they reach your location safely. We can transport this pair of silver plate wine coolers to almost any destination in the world and we will be delighted to manage the packing for you, but please do call or email for a shipping quote first, before paying for this pair of English silver champagne coolers so that we can fully meet your shipping preferences. We ship completely at zero cost to any mainland UK address. If you are not happy with the product, we offer a 14-day money back promise in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this pair of silver plate wine coolers, unless we have erroneously detailed the products in some material way and you do not get the articles as outlined. You must return the articles in the original packing and condition. You are also accountable for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this pair of English silver champagne coolers. Some Tips on Purchasing Antique, Vintage and Second-Hand Silver Purchasing antique and second-hand silver is a huge topic which encompasses work by some of the best master goldsmiths who were globally renowned artists in their own right down to the most utilitarian and common of machine made regular domestic ware. In pondering investing in this pair of silver plate wine coolers we are pleased to provide a few recommendations that can assist you choose on the thing that is most useful for you. Highly treasured for hundreds and hundreds of years, silver has distinctive properties that has made it both striking and valuable and this is why many people have become serious collectors. There is a substantial range of antique, vintage and second-hand silver offered available today today. So how do you know what to go for? The leading principle is that you should choose what you like. Give some thought to the reason you like this pair of English silver champagne coolers and if they speak to your artistic feeling then why hesitate to buy? Gurus always say that you should decide on the very best you can afford, but this does not inevitably mean you should be searching for the earliest date or indeed the largest pieces. Do take the time to learn about the makers and the designs that attract you and this will help you decide the path you need to take to build up a nice silver collection. If you really love a particular type of silver such as this pair of silver plate wine coolers you will want to show it to friends and family and your enjoyment will translate to them too. A key matter is the condition of a silver item and how much restoration work has taken place. When picking out silver antiques that are over 200 years old they will probably have what is called a 'patina' which is a combination of the colour and the wear. You cannot expect an old silver article to look like it just came from the workshop - if it does then it has almost certainly been significantly restored which is not the best thing for an item of antique silver. Remember that in the silver antiques world a little bit of restoration is okay where a small ding or dent may be meticulously taken out. But be weary of ‘over plating’, lead or silver solder, repaired seams, holes, erased inscriptions, patches and later enhancements or ornaments. All of these are not acceptable for a piece of great antique silver. Happily here at Regent Antiques we are vigilant and provide only the finest unblemished silver pieces and if something like re-plating has taken place we will tell you. We always provide you with ample photographs of our silver items so you can see particularly what condition they are in. Do take a few minutes to look at the photographs for this pair of English silver champagne coolers to satisfy yourself of their condition. If you have any uncertainties about them you are always very welcome to call or email us. We will be delighted to put your mind at rest about the condition of this pair of silver plate wine coolers. Please note that silver tarnishes and you will have to take care of it by polishing it relatively frequently. It's a good notion to clean it with a long term polish and then then try to show it in a relatively airtight cupboard if appropriate. This will keep it glistening for the greatest possible time. If you look after them well this pair of English silver champagne coolers will basically last forever.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 26 x Width 23 x Depth 21

Dimensions in inches:

Height 10 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 8 inches

£850.00

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