English enamel silver collectors - letters, Ltd. anchor, lion and L marks on this quintessential Art Deco black and white enamel lid with a bermuda blue enamel inside.
5 3/4" X 1 1/2" X 1/4". Enamel is in a beautiful condition.
Somewhere out there is a silver vanity crystal or silver rectangular box screaming out to be reunited with this...
The "Bar Baby" is a versatile cocktail-shaker form which is actually a 2-oz. jigger containing a corkscrew and a bottle opener. The top section has a pouring spout that inverts for use as a funnel, also useful for filling flasks. Made by Napier, Connecticut, circa 1930's. 3 3/4" H.
Whimsical jigger! The jigger with measure increments for 2, 4 or 6 ounces has a Swiss musical cylinder within the base. Upon lifting the jigger, the tune "How Dry I Am" accompanies the bartender as they create a festive cocktail. The Swiss cylinder conveniently lifts out for cleaning. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 5 3/4" H.
Bold engine turning in a weave pattern enhances the body and cap of this cocktail shaker. A multi-prong form citrus piercer is housed within the strainer section. Made by the Yeoman workshop in Hertfordshire circa 1930. 9 1/4" H.
Engine-turned cocktail shaker. Three wide turned weave-pattern bandings adorn the body of the shaker with additional bandings upon the strainer section and top cap. The strainer features a prong-form citrus piercer to enhance a cocktail with essence of a lemon, lime or orange. Made by William Myatt, Birmingham circa 1930. 9 3/8" H.
Large and lovely high French Art Deco silvered tray. Elongated octagonal form with reticulated geometric handles. Each handle has a central, stylized diamond-shape frieze with Art Deco design florals. Notched patterns highlight the raised rim of the tray. Impeccable quality. Made in France 1925. Dimensions: 14 1/4" W., 23 1/2 L.
Art Deco footed tray or salver made by Mappin & Webb of London and Sheffield circa 1930. Highly geometric stepped design in an architectural hexagonal form. Complementing geometric Art Deco tripod feet uphold the elegant tray. Dimensions: 1 1/4" H., 14 1/4" W.
Personal-size cocktail shaker-for-one. Top features a gilded drink recipe dial. An arrow rotates to desired drink selection including: Bronx, Clover Club, Martini and Side Car, etc. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. The top inverts to become a drinking cup and the cocktail shaker is fitted with an interior side-pour strainer. 6 1/4" H.
Sterling silver round serving tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. Circular well and molded rim. Hallmark includes worn pattern number – possibly 21153. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 in. Weight: 22 troy ounces. BI118
Set of 12 sterling silver bread-and-butter plates. Made by R. Wallace in Wallingford, Conn., ca. 1920. Each: round well bordered by undulating scallops. Hallmark includes no. 3364. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1/4 x W 6 1/2 x D 6 1/8 in. Total weight: 75 troy ounces. BL665
Hand-hammered sterling silver petal bowl. Made by Kalo in Chicago, C 1920. Shallow and curved sides with incised petal lobing and molded rim. Beautiful hammered honeycomb. Hallmarked: Sterling Hand Wrought the Kalop Shop Chicago U.S.A. 19. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x D 7 1/4 in. Weight: 9 troy ounces. BL649
Set of 8 sterling silver nut dishes in scallop shell form. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: finely fluted bowl and plain handle. Rests on 2 balls. The pattern (no. 22479) was first produced in 1937. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1/3 x W 2 1/2 x D 2 3/4 in. Total weight: 8.7 troy ounces. BL680
Lovely Art Deco wine or Champagne cooler with weave pattern engine turned banding upon the circumference. Angular pendant handles adorn the sides. Tres elegant! Made in France circa 1930's. Dimensions: 7 7/8" H., 9 " W. to handles.
Bold and beautiful Art Deco cocktail shaker. The entire surface is hammered. A curving stepped design strainer section rests below a rounded dome top cap. Made in Krefeld Germany by the J. P. Kayser workshop circa 1930's. 7 3/4" H.
Fine quality heavy sterling silver cocktail bar spoon made by the famous A. Michelsen workshop in Copenhagen. Modernist design with an enamel red cherry with an engraved stem is upon the reverse of the spoon. Presented in original fitted satin and velvet-lined case, circa 1960. The silver maker founded by Anton Michelsen in Demark in 1941 created designs for the royal Danish family and ultimately was acquired by the Georg Jensen Silversmith Group. 11 5/8" L.
Circa 1960, this charming silver duck has a gilded beak. His feet and the surrounding cattails are also gilded. Possibly made by Eugenio and Enrico Ranzoni, he is adorned with painstaking details. From wingtip to opposite wingtip, he measures approximately 6.25" wide. From beak to tail he measures approximately 5.25" long. From base to tallest cattail measures approximately 5" tall. It is stamped on the bottom "800" and is in very good condition...
Pair of Modern sterling silver scallop shells. Made by Birks in Montreal, 1942-43. Each: straight and shallow bowl with linear flutes. Rests on 2 balls. Hallmark includes date letter. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 x W 4 3/4 x D 4 1/2 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. BL677
Set of 12 sterling silver steak knives. Made by John Hasselbring in Brooklyn, New York, ca. 1930, for Cartier, also in New York. Each: tapering handle with canted end. Blade stainless steel. Hallmarked by maker and retailer. Condition: clean and sharp with attractive patina and handling wear.
Length: 9 in.
In original red leather-bound case with silk and velvet lining. Minor soiling to leather.
Case dimensions: H 1 ¾ x W 10 x D 10 1/8 in. BL591