A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER
AND OBJECTS OF VERTU
THE WHAT IS? SILVER DICTIONARY

THE "WHAT IS?"
SILVER DICTIONARY

a reference page containing an alphabetical list of words related to antique silver, with information given for each item, its origin, photos, use and shape.


A:  advertisements in silver - Aladdin lamp - alphabetic symbols (British Silver Plate) - ancient advertisements - anointing spoon - apostle spoon - argyle - argyll - Artel (Kiev-Kostroma) - Artel (Moscow) - Artel (St.Petersburg) - asparagus fork - asparagus holder - asparagus server - assayer mark
B:   baby rattle - bed warmer - beehive honey-pot - berry spoon - bigorne - biscuit warmer - boatswain's call - bombilla - bosun whistle - bottle ticket - bougie-box - bourdalou - brandy saucepan - bratina - brazier - bread-basket - Britannia metal - British hallmarking - buckle - butter cooler - butter dish - butt marker - C:   caddy spoon - cake-basket - canteen - caster - castor - cayenne scoop - cayenne spoon - chanukah lamp - charka - chatelaine - cheese toaster - chota peg - cigar lighter - close plating - coach pot - coaster - coat of arms - coffee-cup holder - coin holder - counter holder cow creamer - cream scoop - cream skimmer - crest - cruet stand
D:   dance card - decanter-stand - decanter wagon - dish cross - dish ring - dog-nose spoon - doll's house miniature - duty dodger - duty mark
E:   egg boiler - egg coddler - egg cup - egg-cup frame - egg spoon - electrotype (metalwork) - ember bowl - entrée dish - EPBM - E.P.B.M. - epergne - EPNS - E.P.N.S. - esrog box - etrog container - etui - ex voto
F:   Factories, Plants, Shops and Workshop - fakes on silver - false filigree - family crest (UK) - fiddle spoon - filigree - fish server - fish slice - flagon - flatware patterns - fob - folding biscuit box - folding knife - fruit knife - funnel
G:   galvanoplasty - glass holder - gilded silver
H:   hallmark - hallmarking (British) - hallmarking (contemporary UK) - Hanau silver - hand warmer - Hanoverian spoon
hanukah lamp - heraldry (UK) - hip flask - holy water font - hot water urn - hovedvandsæg - how to decrypt silverplate marks
 I:  ice water pitcher - import marks (UK) - inkstand
J:   jewelers trade card - Jewish ritual silverware - journeyman mark - Judaica - julep cup
K:   kiddush beaker - kiddush cup - kiddush goblet - knife rest - kokoshnik - kovsh
L:   leopard's head - London hallmarks - lozenge mark - lucerna - luckenbooth
M:  maker's mark - mark - marrow scoop - marrow spoon - Martelé (Gorham) - matchbox holder - mate - mazarine - mazer - medicine spoon - memento mori - menorah - mether cup - miniature silverware - mint julep cup - monteith - mote skimmer - mote spoon - moustache cup - moustache spoon - muffineer - mustache cup - mustache spoon - mustard-pot
N:   nef - nipple shield - nutmeg grater
O:   oil lamp - Old English Spoon - old sheffield plate - overlay glass
P:   pap-boat - patent mark (British) - patterns flatware (USA) - pax - penknife - pepper caster - pepperette - pickle spoon - pipe lighter - pipe makers - pipe mounters - pocket knife - podstakannik - pomander - posy holder - potato ring - prickling - pseudo hallmark - pseudo hallmarks (Italy) - punch ladle
Q:   quaich
R:   racing-bell - rattle - reliquary - revolving butter dish - Russian fakes
S:  saddle flask - salt - salt cellar - salt shaker - salt throne - samorodok (technique) - Scottish Provincial Silver - sheffield plate - shooting field place finder - shotgun place finder - silent butler - silver advertising - silver-gilt - silver overlay glass - skillet - snuff mull - soap box - sovereign holder - spice box - spice tower - spoon goblet - spoon holder - spoon warmer - sponge box - stamp case - sugar nips - sugar tongs
T:   talc bottle - tankard - taper-box - tea caddy - tea canister - tea glass holder - tea kettle - teapot with stand - tea tongs - tea urn - Tenby Jug - toast rack - toast tray - toasted-cheese dish - tobacconists - toothpick holder - torah breastplate - torah pointer - torah shield - town mark - trade card - trade marks UK (figural) - trade marks USA (figural and literal) - trefid spoon - trencher salt - trifid spoon - ceremonial trowel - tussie mussie - tyg
V:  vegetable dish - vermeil - vesta case - vinaigrette
W:  wager cup - Warwick cruet stand - waste bowl - watch fob - wavy-end spoon - wax-jack - whiskey jug - whisky noggin - Wiener Werkstatte
wine-bottle coaster - wine-bottle stand - wine funnel - wine label - wine trolley - women silversmiths - workman mark
Y:   yad - Yogya silver
Z:   zarf

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