Table fountains in silver and gilt to impress your future in-laws when they come to lunch. Taking care of making sure the wine is mixed with water, you will never be rude. Or you could fill it with cologne.

Table fountain. 1638–1641. Partly gilded silver.
Table fountain. 1638–1641. Partly gilded silver. Made in Augsburg, Bavaria (Germany). Melchior Gelb, silverworker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://www.mak.at/en/metal_study_collection?media_id=1342703966017&menu-id=1343388632778
"The Alhambra" table fountain. 1852-53.
“The Alhambra” table fountain, in the motif of a domed Moorish temple sheltering a fountain, with three Arab horses led by two Moors sitting on a hummock covered in small palm trees and figures of animals. Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1851. English. Silver, parcel gilt and enamel. Modeled by Edward Lorenzo Percy and Edmund Cotterill. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Fair use license. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/1569/the-alhambra-table-fountain
Table fountain. ca. 1320-40. Made in Paris, France.
Table fountain. ca. 1320-40. Made in Paris, France. Gilt-silver and translucent enamels. Artist not known. Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1924.859
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Inkwells and caskets in gold, one made for a Russian tsar and another commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria. Fritz von Miller (1840-1921). he did designing and worked in bronze and gold with a workshop in Munich, Bavaria.

Casket. ca. 1880-85.
Casket. ca. 1880-85. German. Ebony, ivory, silver, gilded metal, lapis lazuli, and amber. Fritz von Miller, designer. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/File:02.86-SC39657.jpg
Inkstand. 1864.
Inkstand with ornamentation that includes mythical and allegorical figures such as Hercules and the Hydra, Time, and Victory. 1864. Commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as recognition for the royal physician Doctor Ignatz von Zauber in recognition of his twenty-five years of service in the city of Munich’s government. Silver, gilt-bronze, and enamel with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. Designed by Von Miller in partnership with jeweler Adam Hausinger. Photo by John Faier, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibitions/collection-highlights
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III.
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III. 1883. Made in Munich, Germany. Silver, enamel, hardstone, rock crystal, and gilt-bronze with tooled leather. Inscribed “The Gift of the German State in the year of our Lord, 1883, on the day of the Coronation, Saint Petersburg, the 15th of May.” (English translation). signed at one end “Fritz von Miller München”. Image © Sotheby’s 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/russian-works-of-art-and-silver-n09068/lot.367.html

Gilded silver from the same place where Napoleon went shopping. French. Neoclassical. Henri Auguste, gold and silversmith (1759-1816).

Casket with figure of Morpheus. ca. 1793-98. French. Cast, chased, and
Casket with figure of Morpheus. ca. 1793-98. French. Cast, chased, and gilded silver. Jean-Guillaume Moitte, designer. Workshop of Henri Auguste. Image © 2017 Toledo Museum of Art. Fair use license. via http://emuseum.toledomuseum.org/objects/55445/casket-with-figure-of-morpheus?ctx=6215fd7d-a7b1-4785-a03a-bf8181eb4412&idx=4
Ewer. 1798-1809.
Ewer. 1798-1809. Silver-gilt with an ebony handle. One of a number of silver-gilt pieces given to Stephanie de Beauharnais by Napoleon as a wedding gift in 1806.Engraved with a crowned ‘SN’. Marks: Paris 1798-1809 and maker’s mark of Henri Auguste. Struck on base with mark of the Association of Gold and Silversmiths. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Fair use license. viua https://www.rct.uk/collection/48456/ewer
Ewer. Commissioned by William Beckford ca. 1789.
Beckford Behaguee Ewer. Commissioned by William Beckford ca. 1789. Gold with an ebony double snake shaped handle. Engraved in the pedestal “AUGUSTE ORFEVRE OF THE KING IN PARIS 1790”. Henri Auguste, maker. Photo © Christie’s Image Ltd 2015. Fair use license. via http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2015/11/04/32883457.html

Sterling silver place card menu holders with fun designs.The perfect gift for someone who has everything. All antique.

Stag menu place card holders. Disc shape, surmounted by a stag's head inset with cabochon red eyes.
Stag place card menu holders. Disc shape, surmounted by a stag’s head inset with cabochon red eyes. 1925. English. Made in London. Fully hallmarked and stamped. Asprey, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.co.uk/jewellery/silver-flatware-silverplate/more-silver-flatware-silverplate/asprey-english-sterling-silver-stag-place-card-menu-holders/id-j_394772/
Set of twelve motor car place card menu holders. 1907. Edwardian.
Set of twelve motor car place card menu holders. 1907. Edwardian. Sterling silver. Hallmarked. Made in Birmingham, England. Image © 2000-2019 Bryan Douglas Antique Silver. Fair use license. via https://www.bryandouglas.co.uk/silverware/menu_place_card_holders/j7157/j7157c.htm
Acorn #62 place card menu holders.
Acorn #62 place card menu holders. Designed 1910-1919. Danish. Johan Rohde, designer for Georg Jensen. Manufactured around 1945 by Royal Copenhagen. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/georg-jensen-acorn-sterling-silver-menu-card-holder-62/id-f_3329412/

Animal match holders/strikers to make your own zoo. All of these from Fabergé. You kept the matches in it and struck them against the sandstone exterior to light your cigarettes.

Rhinoceros. ca. 1890.
Rhinoceros match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts and cabochon ruby eyes. Julius Rappoport, Saint Petersburg, workmaster for Fabergé. Marked “Faberge” with workmasters mark. Scratched inventory number indistinct. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/objets-dart-vertu/desk-accessories/faberge-rhinoceros-sandstone-silver-match-holder/id-j_1870533/
Elephant match holder. ca. 1890.
Elephant match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts and cabochon garnet eyes. Julius Rapport, workmaster for Fabergé. Marked throughout. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-gem-set-silver-mounted-and-sandstone-match-holder-5742329-details.aspx
Toad match striker. Before 1896.
Toad match striker. Before 1896. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts. Julius Rappoport, Saint Petersburg, workmaster for Fabergé. Image © Wartski, Ltd. London. Fair use license. via http://www.wartski.com/collection/a-match-striker-by-carl-faberge/
Dolphin match holder. ca. 1890.
Dolphin match holder. ca. 1890. Russian. Sandstone with silver mounts. Marked K. Fabergé with the imperial warrant, Moscow. Marked inside the well and on the base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-silver-mounted-and-sandstone-match-holder-in-5783449-details.aspx

Jewelry mostly in shades of blue designed by Jessie M. King who was one of the Glasgow Girls. Living from 1875 to 1949 she also painted pottery and illustrated children’s books.

Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel.
Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image © 2019 Victoria Sterling Antique Jewelry. Fair use license. via https://www.victoriasterlingjewelry.com/products/arts-crafts-enamel-amethyst-brooch-pin-jessie-m-king
Brooch.  ca. Silver and enamel.
Brooch. ca. Silver and enamel. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/brooch-eow4XWAiqLA_5DHCRaZdPw2
Buckle. 1909.
Buckle. 1909. Silver and enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation and Tadema Gallery, London. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/liberty-co-buckle-a-64qSah0AH0rioi5iEmv4_Q2

Silver to dress up your weekend brunch. Candy and nut dishes. Various makers and various times. All great. One sand-cast aluminum and gold plate but fitting right in.

Turkish delight bowl. Contemporary.
Turkish delight bowl. Contemporary. Hand-made in Turkey. Brass. Silver-colored spoon with stone and Swarovski crystals coated lid. Image © 1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SYV6SIU/ref=psdc_367173011_t1_B009NSX034
Nut dishes. No exact date.
Nut dishes. No exact date. Neoclassical in style. American. Silver. Edward F. Caldwell & Company, maker. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/edward-f-caldwell-co/a-pair-of-ef-caldwell-co-neoclassical-silver-nut-MTEpv_WeadsaPnkZs5XRfg2
Dove candy dish. Contemporary.
Dove candy dish. Contemporary. Artisan crafted of sand-cast aluminum with a gold plated dove. Image © 2018 Lunares. Fair use license. via https://www.lunareshome.com/products/modern-nut-bowl
Candy/nut bowls with a Neptune god-like motif. 19th c. Silver plate.
Candy/nut bowls with a Neptune motif. 19th c. Silver-plate. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/bowls/silver-plated-candy-nut-bowls-depicting-neptune-god-like-mermaid-figure-pair/id-f_15449352/