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Welcome to York Minster Antiques Website where we hope you will find the perfect item to adorn your home or add to your collection.


Browse our on line shop where you will see many of the items in our existing collections. If you do not see what you are looking for please contact us as we have many similar items which are not listed.


Great News - Our high street shop at The Magistrates' Market, 2 Front Street, Pontefract WF8 2BP will be open again from 12 April. Covid safety measures are in operation. 

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Some of the silver on sale in our Silver Room at the Magistrate's Market in Pontefract

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H G Murphy Enamels

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Enamel of Tree of life by H G Murphy incorporated into a silver box   £2250

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Enamel of a grape vine by H G Murphy incorporated into a silver box £2250

We have a comprehensive range of  rare Pre 1700 silver spoons ranging from Queen Elizabeth 1 and including a rare York Charles II spoon. Please click here to view.

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Newly created hand crafted jewellery, silverware and ornaments

A new range of beautifully  handcrafted silver and enamel items. All are hand wrought raised or cast using traditonal methods.

Silversmith Workshops

York Minster Antiques has silversmithing workshops and we are able to repair most antique silver items and make new items to order. See our range of services by  clicking here. 

York Minster Antiques is a member of LAPADA, The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers and of CINOA, (Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art, or International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations). As such we comply with their stringent Codes of Practice concerning the authenticity of our antiques, the accuracy with which they are described and the associated Codes of Ethics.


York Minster Antiques, The Old Magistrates' Court, 2 Front Street, Pontefract, WF8 2PB

Email:        Tel: 07740422361            Twitter:@yorksilverman

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