Fine example for the collector of unusual Art Deco cocktail picks. A nickel-plated bronze Cubist penguin signed Bizette stands upon a carved macassar-wood base. A set-of-six Bakelite- cherry-mounted picks, each rest within their individually carved slot. A creative, functional design made in France circa 1930. The noted sculptor André Bizette-Lindet, France 1906-1988, studied under Bouchard at the Ecole Nationale de Beaux Arts in Paris, winning numerous awards...
Set-of-six detailed, multi-color, enameled sterling silver rooster, or "cock"-tail picks. Each pick is fully hallmarked:Adie Bros., Birmingham, 1932. 3" L. each pick
Unusual and whimsical cocktail picks set. A Bakelite barrel, in butterscotch with banded sections in brown, holds set-of-ten multi-colored, barrel-mounted picks. Made in France circa 1930's. 5" H with picks
An uncommon example of this beautiful Art Deco shaker with red bakelite cherry finial. Black bakelite stepped base repeats Deco motif on top cap. Top section unscrews to reveal circular interior channel for storing cherries or olives. A very special example for the collector. Made by Meriden Silver Plate Co. in Connecticut circa 1927. 12" H...
Wonderful lyre-form chromium cocktail picks holder. Large set-of-twelve Bakelite cherry-top picks suspend from the top. A macassar, angular-cut base supports the set with a large Bakelite cherry mounted beneath. Made in France circa 1930's. 5 3/8" H., 3 1/4" L. each pick
Wonderful design! "Cock"-tail- shaker-form picks holders in brass. Interior is fitted with a magnificent, detailed, gilded cockerel, or rooster-mounted picks stand that lifts out. The stand holds a set-of-six cherry-top cocktail picks. Made in Germany circa 1930. 5 1/4" H., 3 1/4" L. each pick
Whimsical Bakelite dice holder in butterscotch. Set-of-five multi-color dice cocktail picks rests within the holder's central stand. France circa 1930's. 1 5/8" square holder, 3 1/8" L. each pick
Set-of-six English mother- of- pearl-handle butter knives. Each has a fully hallmarked sterling silver collar for Yates Bros., Sheffield 1924. Fitted in original velvet- and- silk-lined box. 6 1/4" L. each
Wonderful set of drink flag markers. A French chromium sailor stands beside a flagpole with twelve enameled metal flags. Each flag represents a different country to identify an individual's glass upon serving. Signed Sudre upon sailor's trousers. The firm is known for highly collected, whimsical, figural cocktail bar accoutrements. A tiered macassar-wood base supports the set. Losses to enamel paint on some flags. France circa 1930's. 4" W., 11 1/2" H.
Set-of-six butterscotch Bakelite mallet-form cocktail picks rests within the geometric chromium holder. A round rosewood base supports the bold form, along with complementing Bakelite cylindrical elements. France circa 1930's. 2 1/2" W., 2 3/4" H. overall
Whimsical Art Deco cocktail picks stand in the form of a bar. A figure of a woman perched upon a bar stool stands in front of the wooden bar with its metal railing. Six colorful goblet-form picks rest within. A stand alongside the bar holds three star-form muddler stirrers. Undoubtedly by Sudre, the workshop known for unusual figural cocktail accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 6" W. stand, 4 7/8" L. muddlers
Rare example of a fine silver and Bakelite cocktail bar spoon. The long, heavy-quality silver spoon has a concentrically stepped butterscotch Bakelite finial. Made in Attleboro, Massachusetts by the Watson Silver Co. circa 1930's. Great example for the collector. 12 3/4" L.
Whimsical cocktail picks stand in the form of a wooden bar. The bar with its chromium-mounted top counter is a stand for six figural picks. Five picks are designed as different liquor bottles complete with labels; one is a cocktail shaker. Retains its recipe booklet which suspends from a hook upon the bar. Made by Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 5" W., 4 1/2" H.
Stunning high Art- Deco-design lorgnette. Handle is enameled in a red-and-black, zig-zag geometric pattern. Silver frame has fine, minute scroll-design detail. A button upon the side allows the lenses to spring open. Fitted with a loop to suspend from a chain if desired. European circa 1930. 4 1/2" L. 3 7/8" W. opened
Enameled and silvered mechanical tongs. Sky blue enamel has an engine-turned pattern beneath. Used for ice or olives, when impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. Nice quality and design. Made in Norway circa 1930's. 8" L.
Stunning, lushly enameled royal blue boudoir mirror with sterling silver handle. Original, round, bevel mirror. Hallmarks: Barker Brothers, Birmingham 1930. 9" L.
Long sterling silver cocktail bar spoon with mounted staghorn upon the shaft. The textural natural horn creates a comfortable grip while mixing. Hallmarks for the John Hasselbring silver workshop of New York, well-known for their fine quality silver wine and bar accoutrements. Circa 1930. 14 3/4" L.
Whisky flask in the form of an antique leather-bound book. Embossed with gilded title, "A Pleasant Surprise." Realistically fashioned as an actual book with detail of pages upon sides. Top corner pivots off to reveal pour spout. Ideally suited for a writer as well as a collector of rare flasks. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield circa 1922. Dimensions: 7 1/2" H., 5 1/2" W., 1 1/2" D.