News flash! A silver cup awarded to the Greek runner who won the first Olympic marathon in 1896 was sold for $865,000, Christie’s auction house in London said. Spyros Louis was presented with the cup, a silver medal, an antique vase, an olive branch and a diploma by King George I of Greece for his victory.
Antique sterling silver trophies honor fantastic accomplishments and future promises! Explore Nelson and Nelson's thoughtfully curated collection of beautiful antique silver trophies to celebrate the amazing milestones in the lives of your family and friends.
This two handled trophy cup from Currier & Roby, circa 1920, is wonderfully decorated with a stepped-decorated circular base and removable lid with two scroll-shaped applied handles. This trophy is hallmarked and in excellent condition. For more information, click here.
Have a card player in your life? This charming late 19th-century Neoclassical sterling silver trophy by Tiffany & Co. features a V-shaped body on a spreading, circular base. The handles have a sharp upward curve and architectonic quality that creates a dramatic silhouette. The body is decorated with a laurel wreath forming a vacant (and monogrammable!) cartouche on one side and playing cards on the reverse. The trophy is marked under the base with the mark of Tiffany & Co., the words Makers, Sterling Silver 925-1000, pattern number 13220, order number 342, and the letter T for its founder Charles L. Tiffany, used from 1891-1902. For more information, click here.
This is a beautiful sterling silver loving cup made by the American silversmiths at Reed & Barton has a wonderful Art Nouveau sensibility. The elegant design features a circular, cup-shaped body on a flaring shaped, circular base. The three side handles have a lovely, organic curve and are embellished with sculpturally rendered flowers and leafy vines. The base has a similarly decorated border with flowers and leaves. This trophy is in excellent condition, and has not been monogrammed. For more information, click here.