Whimsical design! This cocktail recipe "Rolodex"-design stand is fashioned as an enameled cocktail shaker. A knob upon the side turns to reveal an array of celluloid cards which flip to offer recipes such as: Silver Streak, Side Car, London Cocktail, Martini, and so on. Twenty-six recipes. Marks: Made in Germany U.S. Zone circa 1945. 5 1/2" H.
Stunning example for the collector. Deep ruby-red glass "cock"-tail shaker with silver overlay. A pair of fighting roosters, or cockerels in silver overlay are boldly displayed upon this tall form. An Art Deco stepped form top cap completes the design. American circa 1930's. 11" H.
Rich blue enamel and silver gilt Modernist cufflinks made by Aksel Holmsen. The workshop in Oslo, Norway was always known for quality, lushly enameled jewelry, circa 1940's. Each signed with workshop marks. 1/2" W., 7/8" W. back
Stunning design! Modernist-form silver wine or Champagne cooler mounted with flanking, naturally curving wild boar tusks. Made in the well-regarded Wilhelm Binder workshop in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany, circa 1925. Workshop marks beneath along with 800 Fine Silver marks. Binder works are well-represented in the Brohan Museum collection in Berlin. 8" H., 14" W. to handles
Leather-wrapped, sterling silver whisky flask. Silver drinking cup removes for convenience; gilded within. Practical bayonet-hinge top cap. Desirable, discreet size. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, 1936. 2 1/2" W., 4 1/2" H.
Set-of-eight Bakelite -cherry-mounted, sterling silver cocktail picks. The picks, along with a long, cherry-mounted garnish spoon, are fitted in their original velvet-lined case. Hallmarks: Turner & Simpson, Birmingham 1957. 3 1/8" L. each pick; 5 3/4" L. spoon
Cheerful Art Deco Bakelite cocktail picks. Each of five picks has a cherry finial. Picks rest within butterscotch Bakelite holder with its round, red base. Made in France circa 1930. 3 3/8" H.
Wonderful and whimsical! Butterscotch Bakelite carved handles flank the tray with its festive, engraved design. A cocktail shaker along with accoutrements, such as rooster picks and bubbly glasses, float at its center. Made in England. 6 1/2" W., 12 1/2" L.
Sterling silver rooster "cock"-tail picks with rich, multi-color enameling upon each finial. Reverse of each has fine feather detail. Set-of-six in original case. England circa 1930. 3 1/8" L. each
Art Deco condiment bowl to hold cherries or olives. A set-of-six Bakelite cherry-top picks suspend from the rim of the pedestal-supported bowl. Whimsical and functional! Made in England circa 1930's. 4" H., 3 1/2" L. each pick
Difficult-to-find, complete, three-piece condiment set designed by the well-known New Zealand designer, Keith Murray. The stepped, concentric salt cellar, pepperette and mustard pot are in Murray's signature, iconic architectural form. Made by Mappin & Webb circa 1930's. Murray created designs for Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood in the Art Deco era. Two Mappin & Webb spoons complete the dynamic set. 1/2" H. salt, 2 1/4" H. mustard, 3 1/4" H. pepperette
Nice quality and design. Silver-plated mechanical tongs with rich, red enamel mounts. Used for ice or olives, when impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. Made in Norway circa 1930's. 6 1/4" L.
Richly enameled in blue over a radiating, engine-turned wave pattern. Heavy sterling silver cigarette case is completely engined upon the back with a notch-edge detail. Interior is fully gilded. Lovely Art Deco design. Hallmarks: William Neale & Sons, Birmingham, 1932. 2 7/8" W., 3 1/8" L.
Art Deco purse mirror decorated with green enamel over engine-turned radiating pattern. Silverplate. England circa 1925. 3" w., 3 7/8" L.
Sweet guilloche enamel and sterling silver mirror in unusal purse size. Sky blue enamel over wavy engine-turned patterns popular in the Art Deco era. Hallmarks: Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1922. 2" W., 3 1/4" L.
Whimsical cocktail picks, each mounted with a Bakelite cherry. Unusual Art Deco design as the skewers are squared in form with an angled end to look like a stylized cherry stem. Set-of-six in fitted box. Made in England circa 1930. 3" L. each pick
Rare example of whisky flask fashioned as a book with faux grained leather. Sides are of actual marbelized paper to appear as if upon a fine, leatherbound book. Top corner pivots off to reveal a pour spout. Embossed with a gilded title, "A Pleasant Surprise," by "Asprey." Ideally suited for a writer as well as a collector of fine flasks. Made by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield for Asprey, circa 1920's. 7/8" D., 4 1/8" W., 5 1/2" H.
Beautiful radiating pattern upon the sterling silver and sea-green enamel mirror. The elegant form is fully hallmarked: Daniel Co., Birmingham 1936. 10 1/2" L., 4 1/2" W.