Scarce example of a cocktail recipe jigger made by Napier. The bucket-form jigger has detailed recipes with measure increments for both a Martini and a Manhattan. Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 3/4" H.
Figural "Bucket Full" jigger with pivoting bale handle has markings for up to 4 ounces of liquid measure. Incised bandings and a pouring lip complete the whimsical design. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 4 3/4" H to handle
Among the most whimsical cocktail jiggers to be found. This silver-plated jockey's cap has measuring increments for one, two or three ounces incised upon the back. A notch on each side of the bill allows for pouring. Made by Napier, famous for their penguin cocktail shaker design. Connecticut circa 1930's. 3" W., 3 1/2" D., 1 3/4" H.
Sterling silver candle snuffer with a Georg Jensen influence blossom design. The snuffer bell swivels for function. Made by the Webster Silver Company of Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1940's. 8 7/8" L., 9 1/2" extended.
Blossom design sterling silver candle snuffer, reminiscent of Georg Jensen design. Made by the Webster Silver Company of Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1940's. 7 3/4" L.
French high Art Deco footed basket with handle and glass liner. Details forthcoming...
Designed to accommodate two bottles, the elongated quatrefoil form was made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1930's. The cooler is attached to its own stand with a bale handle for carrying ease. Fine quality and a difficult-to-find size. Firm's marks beneath handle. Dimensions: 7" W., 12 1/4" L., 28" H. to handle.
Gorgeous and huge silver plated English handled trophy on a bakelite stand. On one side is engraved RADO Switzerland The Junior Championship. It measures about 11.5" to the top of the handle and the base is 5.5" across. The trophy is marked SWATKINS Silver Plated Made in England. The base is marked SWATKINS. There are a few scratches. A wonderful trophy!
Set of 4 sterling silver napkin rings. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: tubular with molded rims. Smart and modern. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 7/8 x W 2 1/8 x D 1 in. Total weight : 4 troy ounces. BM221
Smart and modern sterling silver desk box. Made by Asprey in London in 1936. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Incised vertical stripes on sides and incised horizontal stripes on cover. Cover has gilt reeded rim and arrowhead finial. Base is gilt and convex with applied cruciform ornament. Box interior wood lined. Cover interior gilt. Box underside leather lined. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 7/8 x D 4 3/4 in...
George VI sterling silver desk box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1951. Curved underside and hinged cover with flat ends (that is, truncated tube). Cover has fine horizontal lines and central vertical strip with square pattern and stepped tab. Rests on 4 horizontal oval supports. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Cover interior lightly gilt. Box underside lined with black leather. Hallmarked. Condition: wear to leather. Otherwise very good...
Fancy sterling silver butter dish. Made by Dunkirk in Meriden, ca. 1950. Tray has deep well, curved ends, and concave sides. Cover has upward tapering sides and bud finial. Chased scrolls, foliage, shells to rim and cover. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: 3 1/3 x W 7 1/4 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 7 troy ounces. BH708
Art Deco sterling silver octagonal bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co., ca. 1923. Curved and tapering sides, and molded rim. Stylized scrolls, flowers, and linear ornament chased on interior. A softened version of the geometric style. The pattern (no. 20200) was first produced in 1923. Hallmark includes director’s letter m (1907-47). Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 1/3 x W 9 x D 9 1/3 in. Weight: 17.5 troy ounces. BM184
Sterling silver 3-piece baby set. Made by McChesney in Newark, ca. 1925. This set comprises 1 mug, 1 cereal bowl, and 1 plate.
Rectilinear frames with engraved nursery rhyme characters, including Little Bo Beep, Jack and Jill, and Wee Willie Winkle. Sweet and modern with stubby limbs, snub noses, and button eyes. Mug and bowl have straight sides. Mug has scroll bracket handle. All have molded rims.
Hallmarks includes no. W15/28. Excellent condition with crisp definition and good patina...
Witty sterling silver picture frame. Made by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window with trompe l’oeil border in form of notched belts threaded through loops and buckles. Thick silver with fine definition. Stylish office décor. With glass, black silk lining, and leather back and hinged support.
Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/4 x W 8 7/8 in. Window: H 9 1/4 x W 6 7/8 in. BM222
George VI sterling silver square cartouche tray. Made in Glasgow in 1938 for George Edward & Sons. Molded rim and concave corners. Four volute scroll supports. Large and heavy. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 ½ x W 14 1/4 x D 14 1/4 in. Weight: 48 troy ounces. BM217
A very rare French first standard silver (950/1000 pure silver) tastevin, the bottom bearing the coat of arms of the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. The arms depict St. Vincent, patron saint of winemakers. The body is further decorated with the traditional raised "perles" for highlighting the reflections in the wine and recessed "cupules" and elongated "godrons" intended to concentrate the color during tasting. The handle is worked in the snake motif traditional in Burgundian tastevins...
A sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a watering can. These were made by Boardman and retailed primarily at Cartier's flagship store in New York and by Tiffany. This particular example was retailed by Schroth's jewelers in Montville, NJ...