Sterling silver bottle stopper fashioned as a wine barrel. The barrel bears hallmarks for the well-known Bruckmann & Sohne workshop of Heibronn, Germany; circa 1960's. 1 3/4" H., 3 1/4" H. with cork.
Impeccable quality Danish sterling silver cocktail shaker made in the C.C. Hermann silver workshop, circa 1950. Elaborate cast-and-applied grape-cluster finial with leaves and scrolling tendrils is mounted upon the top cap. Raised geometric panels are on cap sides. A ball finial seal removes to reveal a wafer-form strainer with its own finial. Beaded base edging and a stepped shoulder further enhance the magnificent form...
Extraordinary and rare design. The form has concave, rounded panels upon the sides with a dome top that rises above ridged, horizontal sections at the bottom of the cocktail shaker. An assymetrically mounted, ridged cap is set at an angle. The ridged ring turns to release the strainer cap from its aligned fittings with the use of a spring-like mechanism when turned. Align and press down to re-attach the cap. An important example for the discerning collector. Designed by Folke Arstrom for G.A.B...
Sumptuous 950 silver flatware set in Compiegne pattern. Made by Odiot in France. This service comprises 140 pieces...
Large sterling silver serving tray in Windsor pattern. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Rectilinear cartouche with flat and stepped rim. Hallmark includes pattern name and no. X959. Excellent condition. Dimensions: H 18 1/2 x W 12 3/4 in. Weight: 49 troy ounces. BM353
Sterling silver revere bowl. Made by Georg Jensen Inc. USA in New York. A small version of the historic form with curved sides, flared rim, and stepped foot.
Hallmark includes no. 388 and phrase "P. Revere Reproduction." Very nice condition. Dimensions: 2 1/2 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. BO205
Exceptional, large Chinese export fine silver Dragons cocktail shaker. Two undulating dragons wrap around the cocktail shaker as well as the strainer section. Each expressive figure, with wildly splayed toes and mouths agape, have detailed scales, all upon a textured silver background. Hand-chased accents enhance the form. Marks beneath for the Zeewo workshop of Shanghai, circa 1920. 10" H.
The elusive Napier Esquire Man cocktail shaker is a rare example from this Connecticut workshop's range of figural Prohibition-era forms. Known as "Esky," Esquire's mascot first appeared upon the cover in January, 1934, the publication's second issue. Designed by illustrator E. Simms Campbell, Esky was featured on each cover until 1961. The whimsical shaker's head, with its wide-eyed, mustachioed face, removes to reveal an internal side-pour strainer...
Authentic, original Lighthouse cocktail shaker. Among the most significant figural cocktail shakers sought by collectors. The tall lighthouse is fashioned with windows at various levels along with a gallery walkway. Two-part strainer section unscrews to reveal a hidden circular channel for storing cherries or olives. An example of a lighthouse-form shaker is represented in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Marks beneath: Meriden S.P. Co., International S. Co., Patented Jan...
Sterling silver compact corkscrew and bottle opener. The corkscrew is concealed within its silver engine-turned wave pattern holder. Ideal for traveling. Made by the Blackinton silver workshop in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1940. 3 1/2" L.
Styled as a leather golf bag. Sterling silver bag conceals lower portion of a golf club with a corkscrew. Golf club is a bottle opener. Made by the Blackinton silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1930's. 4" L.
Art Deco cocktail shaker. Details forthcoming...
Art Deco stepped, lobed elements are upon the strainer section as well as lower portion of the tasteful design. A wide opening allows for filling of ingredients. Belgium circa 1930. 8" H.
From the workshop of Carl Deffner, a sleek, curving cocktail shaker form that is completely hammered. Unusual example in a personal cocktail-for-one size. Made in Esslingen, Germany by this well-regarded workshop circa 1930's. 6 3/4" 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. ***
Stunning design! Art Deco cocktail shaker with lobed elements has a floral band of leaves and roses in relief. Lobed elements further complement the wide form strainer. Made in Belgium circa 1925. 8" H.
Sterling silver and clear glass appetizer dish. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca. 1927. Oval bowl fitted with 2 glass liners. Gallery has pierced and stylized foliage. Rest on 4 squashed bun supports. The pattern (no. 20863L) was first produced in 1927. Hallmark includes director's letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 in. Weight (silver only): 10.5
troy ounces. BM326
High Art Deco design! The entire cocktail shaker is concentrically stepped on three levels. It becomes progressively narrower on each section. Made in Birmingham by the Barker Bros. workshop. 9 1/4" H.
Sterling silver bowl in Francis I pattern. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. in 1952.
Plain baluster body and sumptuous turned-down rim in the classic pattern. Perfect for appetizer picks. Hallmark includes pattern name and no. X57 and date symbol.
Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 2.5 troy ounces. BO247