Susan Silver Antiques Sheffield, MA
Susan Silver Antiques has been in business in Sheffield since 1985, and offers an important collection of fine eighteenth and nineteenth century English and Continental formal furniture and decorative accessories. Her shop is crammed to the rafters with unusual and unexpected furniture and objects in high style. Leaving a career in creating sets for commercial film advertising, she put her stylist’s eye to work opening a shop specializing in the finest quality Georgian, Regency Victorian and Edwardian antiques.
Susan is obsessed and extremely particular, seeking out the next perfect object on her frequent trips to England and France. What she buys must possess that little extra that elevates a piece from the very nice to the exceptional.
Susan is drawn to the unusual and unique forms of English furniture and craftsmanship. She carries a very large selection of library furniture, including Regency partners writing tables with leather writing surfaces, Georgian campaign desks, mahogany and rosewood glazed and open bookcases , a most unusual and rare early Victorian burr walnut folio stand, which is a collector’s piece, leather-covered and mahogany pole ladders, desk chairs and a diverse selection of leather library club chairs.
Other finds and specialties include stunning Regency giltwood convex, over mantle and pier mirrors, lighting fixtures such as French crystal chandeliers, English hall lanterns and sconces, Chippendale, Sheraton, Hepplewhite and Adam period side chairs, stools and footstools. The shop abounds in a variety of tables: breakfast, card, tea, side, consoles, games, gatelegs, lowboys, sofa, tripod and drop leaf.
She also carries cleverly designed mahogany, walnut and teak campaign furniture which was used by British military officers to create the luxury of home life abroad. Many of these pieces have dual and triple purposes.
Susan Silver Antiques has been featured in many publications over the last twenty years, such as Architectural Digest, Boston Globe, House & Garden, The New York Times and Elle Decor, to name but a few.