Ornate, regal, and timeless - Sheffield silver serves as the base for stunning antique cutlery , tea sets, bowls , vases, and any other silver items you might find in an antique collection. Whether you have a love for plated silver dishes or are looking to add a high quality tea caddy to your antique collection, M. Rau Antiques is here to help. Shop our silver collection today to find the perfect piece to add to your antique collection. Two hundred and fifty years ago, at the height of the Georgian silver era, Sheffield Plate offered consumers a more affordable alternative to sterling silver. Today, these early works of silver plate often command as high or sometimes higher prices than their sterling counterparts.
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A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery. Want more images or videos? Contact Seller. About Large 19th century English silver plated meat fish dome. Lovely beaded detail around the bottom edge of the dome as well as the handle. Details Dimensions.
Please excuse me if my question is redundant of anything already available. I love collecting silver and have been doing this for about a year now, I have bought several hundred dollars worth of silver books on hallmarks etc, checked out numerous books from the library and searched the web trying to educate myself. Thank you for having this forum site. As a collector, I am looking for the "Old Sheffield Plate" items and have bought things thinking they are OSP and then find that they are not.
It has a subtle beauty, is very tactile and comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. It often has a soft, lustrous sheen but the colour can alter depending on the conditions it has been kept in over the years making for a more interesting display. As it was used throughout society, from royal households to the very poorest people, it gives areal link with the past and a sense of continuity with previous owners over many centuries. It is low maintenance, being a very stable alloy, an occasional rub with a soft cloth or wash in warm, soapy water is usually sufficient to keep it looking attractive.