Fostoria made the Heirloom pattern in the early 1960's. This tray is 9.5" Long and about 5.5" wide. Heirloom is made in two patterns: thin ribbed and thick ribbed. This is the thin-ribbed and is in mint condition.
This Fenton Cranberry Opalescent fine-swirled jug is only 5.25" tall. Made in the 1940's, it is hard to find. In mint condition.
Fenton Glass Co. produced Emerald Crest from 1954-56. This "hard to find" 6.5" jug is in mint condition.
A rare sterling silver bar spoon/cocktail muddler in the "Aztec" pattern by Hector Aguilar. This very handsome design was one of Aguilar's most icon creations. The long spoon can be used to stir cocktails and is heavy enough to be used as a muddler, as well. The reverse is stamped with the mark used by Aguilar from 1955 until 1962.
Origin: Mexico, 1955-62. Condition: excellent, light surface scratching from normal use. Dimensions: 9-1/4" long. Weight 70.3 gr.
The iconic American Art Deco cocktail shaker! The "Manhattan" skyscraper shaker was designed by Norman Bel Geddes (American 1893-1958) for the Revere Copper and Brass Co. of Rome, New York circa 1937. An example of the famous chromium shaker is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. An exhibition titled "Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future" was on view at the Museum of the City of New York in 2014. Bel Geddes created theatrical and industrial, as well as architectural design...
This is a lovely silver and blue guilloche enamel dressing set hallmarked for Birmingham 1927 and made by Levi & Salaman. The set consists of a hatpin holder, two lidded shaped jars, a pair of scent bottles with stoppers, a hair brush and a clothes brush. Whilst most of the pieces have imperfections, the set as a whole displays very well.
The hatpin holder lid has been slightly squashed at some stage and there is a chip to the side of the base...
Large important studio pottery vase by the late Sinclair Ahsley of Chattanooga, Tn. 12" high and in excellent condition. Fully signed on the bottom "Sinclair Ashley", also bears the artist's chop. Exceptional overlapping glazes. From the seventies. Sinclair Ashley worked with Charles Counts at Rising Fawn in the sixties, before opening his own studio in Chattanooga. He went on to teach at Baylor University. One of two large pieces by this artist currently offered on this web gallery.
Sterling silver goblet, ca 1950. Bowl has flared rim and is mounted to baluster stem on raised circular foot. Hallmarked Fisher, a Jersey City maker active from the 1930s to 80s. Hallmark includes no. 68. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 6 5/8 x D 3 3 /8 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. BM673
The "Bar Baby" features a corkscrew, bottle opener, funnel and 2-ounce measure all housed in a mini- cocktail-shaker form. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. A whimsical and practical bar accessory. 3 3/4" H.
The blue background sky of this interesting Airplanes quilt gives an entirely different secondary pattern to the whole quilt. The blue and peach, being of similar size and color values, vie for primary position making a completely abstract pattern. I expect this was unintentional on the part of the maker.
Measurements are 62" x 72"; excellent condition. Made circa 1930.
Classic sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Gently curved and tapering sides and short neck with cap. Built-in strainer in rose-window style. Engraved bands and molded cap rim. Spare and functional – nothing interferes with efficient mixing. The pattern (no. 22422) was first produced in 1937. Hallmarked includes pattern no. 22422, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 10 x D 3 3/4 in...
Sterling silver ashtray. Made by Baldwin & Miller in Newark, ca 1950. Shallow bowl with notched rim and applied golf club. Single cigarette cradle. A fun novelty piece from the tobacco-friendly midcentury. Hallmark includes pattern name Bamboo and no. 944. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x W 5 1/2 x D 5 3/8 in. Weight: 4.2 troy ounces. BO943
A blue and opal 8 inch tall Libbey-Nash vase with colorless stem and foot. The vase is signed on the polished pontil and is in pristine condition. The vase is shown in the 1933 Libbey-Nash Series catalog as part of a table center service, shape K536. The sets were described as being trimmed with clear crystal and decorated with rose, blue or green.
Art Deco sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, ca 1925. Straight and tapering sides. Domed cover with short neck and snug-fitting cap. Built-in strainer. Sleek easy-grip design. Hallmark includes no. 12/2961. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 12.6 troy ounces. BO925
A CIRCULAR RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOX. Made in the USSR. Red interior. The lid is beautifully painted and features an exotic bird surrounded by flowers and leaves - all within a decorative gilt border. Measures 2 inches in diameter with a depth of 1 inch. In excellent condition.
A SMALL RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOX. Made in KHOLUI and signed by the artist M.O. Measures 1 3/4" by 1 3/8" by 7/8". Red interior. The full color scene on the lid depicts a victorious warrior and his return home. Decorative border in gilt. In excellent condition.
Heavy, quality crystal cocktail shaker cut from green-to-clear. Vertical patterns alternating in height lead to a circle design about the circumference. Germany circa 1930s. 8 1/2" H. *** Long established as a leading specialist in finest quality period Art Deco era cocktail shakers - From classic to figural forms - Over 75 examples in our stock at all times - Many not listed on our site ***
Unusual example of an internal-juicer cocktail shaker. Upon removal of the top cap and pour section, a citrus juicer is revealed. The reamer removes to allow filling of cocktail ingredients, then rests neatly upon the shaker body, ready for juicer function. Replace top, and juicer with its strainer design allows pouring of that perfect cocktail recipe. Made in France circa 1930s. 8 3/4" H...