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Antique Silver Cutlery from LoveAntiques

Antique Silver Cutlery

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Although seemingly humble in use, Silver cutlery (or flatware) has a long and noble history. Pewter or steel were the metals of choice for most eating utensils up until the late 17th Century, but the demand for Silver flatware grew during the 18th Century. In England the Knife, Fork and Spoon combination only gained acceptance during the 17th Century and at that time it was common for people to carry their own utensils for eating. However, the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century led to a surge in dining rituals and etiquette with some of the leading Silversmiths creating elegantly matching cutlery sets for guests and family. This peaked during the 19th Century.


The rise of Sheffield Plate and Electroplating during the mid 18th and mid 19th Centuries opened up the fashionable dining rituals to the middle and poorer classes who could now acquire the look of Silver without the exorbitant costs. During the 20th Century cutlery slowly became less ornamental and modernist in design and by the end of the 20th Century formal dining had disappeared substantially. Even so there will always remain something special about using antique and vintage Silver flatware even on a daily basis. It reconnects us back to the rituals of the past and often has a warm feel from years of enjoyable eating.


At LoveAntiques we have a fine and ever-changing selection of antique and vintage cutlery for all your dining needs.   

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Set of 6 Cased Edwardian Silver Teaspoons

£ 40

€46
$49
Set of 6 Cased Edwardian Silver Teaspoons

Set of 6 Cased Edwardian Silver Teaspoons

£ 40

€46
$49

Mantiques Bazaar

Very Rare: Mid 19th Century French 950 Solid Silver Campaign Set

£ 900

€1,024
$1,113
Silver Spoons - Grace Digby

Sunnyside Antiques

Silver Spoons - Grace Digby

£ 585

€666
$723
Silver Spoons - Grace Digby

Silver Spoons - Grace Digby

£ 585

€666
$723

Sunnyside Antiques

Antique Set 6 Silver Gilt Spoons

£ 120

€137
$148
Antique Set 6 Silver Gilt Spoons

Antique Set 6 Silver Gilt Spoons

£ 120

€137
$148

SW15Collectables

A Pair of Edwardian Silver Butter Knives

£ 70

€80
$87
A Pair of Edwardian Silver Butter Knives

A Pair of Edwardian Silver Butter Knives

£ 70

€80
$87

SW15Collectables

Cased Silver Three-piece Christening Set

£ 95

€108
$117
Cased Silver Three-piece Christening Set

Cased Silver Three-piece Christening Set

£ 95

€108
$117

SW15Collectables

George II Silver Marrow Scoop - 1747

£ 270

€307
$334
George II Silver Marrow Scoop - 1747

George II Silver Marrow Scoop - 1747

£ 270

€307
$334

SW15Collectables

Georg Jensen – Silver Acorn Serving Fork

£ 165

€188
$204
Georg Jensen – Silver Acorn Serving Fork

Georg Jensen – Silver Acorn Serving Fork

£ 165

€188
$204

SW15Collectables

Liberty Boxed Sterling Silver Teaspoons c.1946

£ 250

€284
$309
Liberty Boxed Sterling Silver Teaspoons c.1946

Liberty Boxed Sterling Silver Teaspoons c.1946

£ 250

€284
$309

Albrington Antiques Ltd

Set of 3 Victorian Solid Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 3 Victorian Solid Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

£ 175

€199
$216
Set of 3 Victorian Solid Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

Set of 3 Victorian Solid Sterling Silver Serving Spoons

£ 175

€199
$216

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 6 Antique Sterling Silver Fruit Knives in Box

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 6 Antique Sterling Silver Fruit Knives in Box

£ 110

€125
$136
Set of 6 Antique Sterling Silver Fruit Knives in Box

Set of 6 Antique Sterling Silver Fruit Knives in Box

£ 110

€125
$136

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of Antique Silver Teaspoons and Sugar Tongs in Box

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of Antique Silver Teaspoons and Sugar Tongs in Box

£ 110

€125
$136
Set of Antique Silver Teaspoons and Sugar Tongs in Box

Set of Antique Silver Teaspoons and Sugar Tongs in Box

£ 110

€125
$136

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 6 Georgian Solid Silver Serving Spoons Kings Pattern

£ 575

€654
$711
Set of 6 Georgian Solid Silver Serving Spoons Kings Pattern

Set of 6 Georgian Solid Silver Serving Spoons Kings Pattern

£ 575

€654
$711

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 12 Georgian Solid Silver Kings Pattern Tablespoons

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Set of 12 Georgian Solid Silver Kings Pattern Tablespoons

£ 695

€791
$859
Set of 12 Georgian Solid Silver Kings Pattern Tablespoons

Set of 12 Georgian Solid Silver Kings Pattern Tablespoons

£ 695

€791
$859

In a Nutshell Antiques & Interiors Ltd

Pistol Grip Silver Handle Butter Knives

£ 84

€96
$104
Pistol Grip Silver Handle Butter Knives

Pistol Grip Silver Handle Butter Knives

£ 84

€96
$104

Wildwinds Antiques

Antique Sterling Silver Funnel

£ 1,295

€1,474
$1,601
Antique Sterling Silver Funnel

Antique Sterling Silver Funnel

£ 1,295

€1474
$1601

AC Silver

Victorian Fruit Spoons in Case

£ 115

€131
$142
Victorian Fruit Spoons in Case

Victorian Fruit Spoons in Case

£ 115

€131
$142

Those Were The Days

Rare Irish Silver Oyster Fork

£ 135

€154
$167
Rare Irish Silver Oyster Fork

Rare Irish Silver Oyster Fork

£ 135

€154
$167

Jeff Sims Antiques