It’s summer and the season of entertaining is in full swing! If you are lucky enough to have weddings or very elegant affairs on your calendar and are racking your mind for an elegant gift, consider antique silver wine coasters. They’re as exquisite as they are functional! Here is a selection from the exclusive collection at Nelson and Nelson.
This pair of sterling wine bottle coasters was made by Hester Bateman, London, in 1789. Circular coasters with straight sides, they feature pierced ornament with Vitruvian scrolls and Greek vases. This is a fine example of Neoclassical silver by the distinguished English craftswoman. For more information, click here.
This fabulous antique Early Victorian English sterling silver wine coaster is designed in the style reminiscent of the Gothic Revival Rooms in the Brighton Pavilion. The ornate stylized column galley of the wine coaster also features figural leaf motifs interspersed between the columns. Made by Henry Wilkinson & Co., Sheffield, England in 1837. For more information, click here.
This pair of unique wine bottle coasters featured straight and faceted sides decorated with strapwork and quatrefoils. An engraved crest with two birds and anchor highlights the center. For more information, click here.