Anyone who's keeping tabs on the rollercoaster ride that the world's economy is currently taking knows that gold and silver prices are at all-time high. In the rush to cash in on precious metals, however, sellers may be unknowingly destroying beautiful works of art. According to an article in Bloomberg, fine examples of Georgian and Victorian silver are mistakenly being melted down for scrap.
This early English salver with a pie-crust edge is set on 3 feet and features a beautiful original monogram in the center (possibly "EM"). It's fully hallmarked with the punch of Robert Abercromby from 1743. For more information, click here.
If you're interested in selling your antique silver or antique jewelry, consider approaching a trusted dealer like Nelson and Nelson who will appraise your piece not only for the weight of its metal, but also for its beautiful artistic quality. Nelson and Nelson will never scrap fine antique silver and jewelry, so you'll know that your exquisite objects will be treasured for generations to come. For more information on how to sell your antique silver, sterling silver and antique jewelry, click here.