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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: A2521
Antique Sterling Silver Punch Bowl Walter Barnard 1892 19th C

Antique Sterling Silver Punch Bowl Walter Barnard 1892 19th C

This is a large gorgeous antique Victorian sterling silver punch bowl bearing the makers mark of the renowned silversmith Walter Barnard with hallmarks forLondon 1892  and retailed by Gibson & Co, Belfast. This exquisite punch bowl is also ideal as a champagne cooler and it has beautiful and incredibly detailed embossed half fluted decoration and is raised on a pedestal foot. It bears a fabulous heraldic crest for the Sharman-Crawford family with the latin motto  "Durum Patientia Frango" which translates to "By patience I break what is hard"   The SHARMAN-CRAWFORD combined Coat of Arms Born at Moira Castle, at the age of 25 on 5 December 1805, as William SHARMAN, he married at Bangor, Mabel Fridiswid CRAWFORD and had with her eleven children. They lived together at Crawford House, Crawford's Burn, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Just before his death in 1827, William's brother-in-law Arthur Crawford in a pact with his father, agreed to break the entail on the estate in favour of his sister Mabel Fridiswid CRAWFORD, and William SHARMAN was authorised, by Royal Licence to assume the surname of CRAWFORD in addition to, and after SHARMAN, and to bear the arms of Crawford quarterly with those of Sharman, thus beginning the SHARMAN-CRAWFORD line.   This is truly a special item and it will attract the maximum amount of attention, the quality and craftsmanship are undeniable.    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 35 x Depth 35

Weight 59 troy oz

Dimensions in inches:

Height 7 inches x Width 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches

Weight 1.84 kg

£4,150.00
Ref: 01361
Extravagant English Silver Plate Cut Glass Surtout de Table Set

Extravagant English Silver Plate Cut Glass Surtout de Table Set

Made in London in the Victorian style, this silver plate cut glass surtout de table is very extravagant and would make a wonderful addition to your silver collection. This silver surtout de table set is made from silver on copper and comprises the following pieces: a silver plate cut glass centrepiece with eight small cut glass bowls and a large cut glass bowl in the centre - this central bowl can be removed so that the silver plated vase below can be used for flowers; a pair of silver plate comports with cut glass bowls; a large and impressive silver plated three section mirrored plateau in the classic English style, featuring a beautiful fret gallery. This silver surtout de table set is in excellent condition as can be seen from the image gallery. See more silver items here. To See this Silver Plate Cut Glass Surtout de Table Set It's a really good idea to see items personally. Being mindful of this please try to go to our North London display room to examine this silver surtout de table set, alongside with our broad range of other silver objects that we have available. If you aim to make a special journey to see this silver surtout de table set, please contact us first to confirm that it is still available to you and has not been sold. Please be certain to give us the item reference number shown above when getting in touch so we know which of our many silver collectibles you are talking about. Regent Antiques - Showroom Opening Hours Our London salesroom is open Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm for you to visit and look at this silver surtout de table set. We also open occasionally on Saturdays – but please call ahead prior to making the trip on a Saturday as we do not want you to be let down. If You'd Like More Particulars About This Item To ascertain more about this silver surtout de table set and to be able to get answers to any queries you might have, please feel free to telephone our in-house antiques consultants on the telephone number provided above. When contacting us please state the item number, shown above, so we recognize which silver object you would like to consider. Transportation, Delivery and Returns You are looking at a superb silver surtout de table set. It will need experienced packing and transport so that it arrives at your destination securely and safely. We can ship this silver surtout de table set to almost any location around the globe and we will be delighted to deal with the packaging for you, but kindly do call or email for a transportation quote first, before ordering this set, so that we can fully meet your shipping specifications. We will ship completely without charge to any mainland UK address. If you are not happy with the product, we offer a 14-day money back pledge in conformity with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return transportation fees for this silver surtout de table set, unless we have incorrectly outlined the product in some crucial way and you do not receive the item as outlined. You must return the piece in its original package and condition. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the United Kingdom. Some Advice on Investing In Antique, Vintage and Second-Hand Silver Selecting antique and second-hand silver is a big area which ranges from work by some of the greatest master goldsmiths who were world famous artists in their own right down to the most utilitarian and mundane of machine-made regular household wares. In pondering investing in this silver surtout de table set we are happy to supply a few recommendations that can assist you make a choice on just what is best for you. Highly prized for hundreds and hundreds of years, silver has distinctive qualities that have made it both striking and collectible and consequently many people have amassed and used it in countless of different forms. There is a huge amount of antique, vintage and second-hand silver available on the market today. So how do you know what to buy? The main rule is that you ought to buy what you like. Give some consideration to the reason why you like this silver surtout de table set and if it appeals to your esthetic feeling then why delay? Gurus always say that you should buy the very best you can afford, and this does not necessarily mean the oldest or indeed the biggest. Do take a moment to discover the makers and the designs that attract you and this will assist you decide the direction you need to go to build up a delightful silver collection. If you cherish a particular piece of silver such as this silver surtout de table set you will want to display it to friends and family and your enjoyment will pass to them too. A key issue is the condition of a silver item and how much repair 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 piece to look like it just came from the workshop - if it actually does then it has more than likely been heavily restored which is not a good thing for an item of antique silver. Bear in mind that in the silver antiques world a small bit of restoration is tolerable where a small ding or dent may be cautiously eliminated. But be mindful of over plating, lead or silver solder, repaired seams, holes, erased inscriptions, patches and later enhancements or adornments. All of these are inappropriate for a piece of great antique silver. The good news is that here at Regent Antiques we are cautious and supply only the finest unblemished silver pieces and where something like re-plating has been done we will tell you. We always give you ample photos of our silver pieces so you can see fully what condition they are in. Do take a few minutes to look at the photos for this silver surtout de table set to assure yourself of its condition. If you have any thoughts 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 silver surtout de table set. Bear in mind that silver tarnishes and you will have to take care of it by polishing it fairly frequently. It's a good notion to clean it with a long term polish and then then try to show it in a fairly airtight cupboard wherever possible. This will keep it dazzling for the longest possible time. If you look after it well this silver surtout de table set will practically last forever.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 20 x Width 139 x Depth 50 - Plateau

Height 52 x Width 69 x Depth 69 - Centrepiece

Height 33 x Width 28 x Depth 28 - Comports

Dimensions in inches:

Height 8 inches x Width 4 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches - Plateau

Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 2 foot, 3 inches x Depth 2 foot, 3 inches - Centrepiece

Height 1 foot, 1 inch x Width 11 inches x Depth 11 inches - Comports

£6,500.00
Ref: 01355
English Silver Plate & Glass Epergne Centrepiece Set

English Silver Plate & Glass Epergne Centrepiece Set

This extravagant new silver plate and glass epergne centrepiece set has been manufactured in the Victorian style in London. This silver centrepiece set is silver on copper and comprises the following pieces: A silver plate cut glass centrepiece with a large cut glass bowl in the centre surrounded by four small cut glass bowls A pair of silver plate compotes with attendant cut glass bowls An impressive and large silver plate three section mirrored plateau with a fret gallery in the classic English style. This is a wonderful English silver centrepiece set which will add a touch of glamour to any dining experience. It is in excellent condition as can be seen from the photographs in our gallery. Please take a few moments to look at these so you can appreciate the fine workmanship of this lovely silver plate and glass epergne centrepiece set. See more beautiful antique silver items here. Seeing this Silver Plate and Glass Epergne Centrepiece Set in Person It's a good idea to see fine items such as this in-person. With this thought please try to visit our North London display room to scrutinize this silver centrepiece set, together with our large assortment of other silver articles and other ornamental tems that we have available. If you intend to make a special trip, please contact us first to make sure that this silver centrepiece set is still available. Remember to provide us the item reference number shown above when getting in contact so we know which of our many silver and glass products you are talking about. Regent Antiques - Showroom Opening Hours: Our London warehouse is open Mon to Fri 10am – 5pm for you to look at this silver centrepiece set. We also open sometimes on a Saturday – but kindly call beforehand prior to making the journey on a Saturday as we do not want you to be disappointed. If You Want More Information To find out more about this silver centrepiece set and to get advice about any requests you might have, please don't hesitate to call our in-house antiques experts on the telephone number provided above. When calling please reference the item number, shown above, so we can recognize which of our many wonderful silver items you would like to talk about. Shipping, Delivery and Returns You are considering purchasing a first-class piece of silver. It will require skilled packing and transport so that it gets to your place securely and safely. We can send this silver centrepiece set to practically any destination globally and we will be delighted to take care of the packaging for you. However, please do call or email for a transportation quotation first, before selecting this silver centrepiece set so that we can fully meet your transportation specifications. We ship completely at zero cost to any mainland UK address. If you are not happy with the item one you receive it, we offer a 14-day money back pledge in conformity with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for for the return shipping fees for this silver centrepiece set, unless we have inaccurately explained the product in some material way and you do not receive the article as outlined. You must return the piece in its original package and state. Buyers are fully responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that may be incurred on items sent outside of the United Kingdom. Some Guidelines on Purchasing Antique, Vintage and Second-Hand Silver Shopping for antique and second-hand silver is a massive subject which encompasses work by some of the most distinguished master goldsmiths who were globally renowned designers in their own right down to the most utilitarian and common of machine made ordinary household wares. In wondering about obtaining this silver centrepiece set we are pleased to offer a few recommendations that may help you make up your mind on what is most useful for you. Highly treasured for thousands of years, silver has distinctive attributes that have made it both striking and collectible and this is why many people have accumulated and made use of it in a plethora of different forms. There is a significant range of antique, vintage and second-hand silver out there available today today. So how do you know what to buy? The leading general guideline is that it is best to buy what you like. Give some focus to precisely why you like this silver centrepiece set and if it speaks to your artistic sense then why procrastinate? Authorities always say that you should target the very best you can afford, and this does not automatically mean the earliest or indeed the biggest. Do take the opportunity to learn about the makers and the designs that appeal to you and this helps you recognize the path you need to take to build up a wonderful silver collection. If you appreciate a particular piece of silver such as this silver centrepiece set you will want to display it to friends and family and your happiness will pass to them too. A key question is the condition of a silver item and how much renovation work has taken place. When picking out silver antiques that are over 200 years old they should have what is called a 'patina' which is a combination of the colour and the wear. You cannot expect an old silver piece to look like it just emerged from the workshop - if it actually does then it has most likely been considerably restored which is not a positive thing for a piece of antique silver. Try to remember that in the silver antiques world a touch of restoration is acceptable where a small ding or dent may be meticulously eliminated. But be mindful of over plating, lead or silver solder, repaired seams, holes, erased inscriptions, patches and later additions or ornaments. All of these are unacceptable for a piece of fine antique silver. Happily here at Regent Antiques we are vigilant and supply only the finest unblemished silver pieces and where something like re-plating has been done we will inform you. We always provide you with ample photos of our silver pieces so you can see specifically what condition they are in. Do take a few minutes to look at the images for this silver centrepiece set 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 silver centrepiece set. Remember that silver tarnishes and you will have to care for it by polishing it moderately frequently. It's a wise course of action to clean it with a long term polish and then then try to exhibit it in a relatively airtight showcase if this is appropriate. This will keep it glistening for the greatest possible time. If you look after it well this silver centrepiece set will basically last forever.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 36 x Width 60 x Depth 60 - Centrepiece

Height 26 x Width 28 x Depth 28 - Comport

Height 5 x Width 136 x Depth 47 - Plateau

Dimensions in inches:

Height 1 foot, 2 inches x Width 2 feet x Depth 2 feet - Centrepiece

Height 10 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 11 inches - Comport

Height 2 inches x Width 4 foot, 5 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches - Plateau

£4,500.00

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