Mirror plateau made by the Wilcox Silver Plate Co., a division of the International Silver Co. Unusual example in the workshop's Paisley pattern has an Art- Deco-era blue mirror. The frame has delicate florals and baskets in relief all supported by four bun feet. Circa 1920's. 15 1/4" W., 1 3/4" H.
Stunning tall crystal ice cooler made by the famous Hawkes workshop in Corning, New York, circa 1925. The crystal pail-form cooler is cut with cascading pendant florals and vines. A sterling silver mount with pivoting handle is signed Hawkes. The workshop's acid stamps are on the base as well. 8" H., 12 1/4" H to handle.
Lovely WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) reticulated jardiniere or basket with high Art Nouveau whiplash florals and vines. A central Art Nouveau maiden medallion is upon two sides. Original undulating blue cut-crystal liner. Germany circa 1900. Illustrated in the workshop's well-known 1906 catalogue, page 230. 4 3/4" H., 4 5/8" W., 3 3/4" D.
Whimsical design! This cocktail recipe stand is fashioned as a chromium Rolodex. A knob upon the side turns to reveal an array of celluloid cards which flip to offer thirty different cocktail recipes, such as: "Silver Streak," "Law's Cocktail," "Monkey's Gland," "Manhattan," and so on. Made in Germany circa 1945. 3 1/2" H.
Quite whimsical! Glass cocktail shaker in the form of a fire extinguisher, with red enamel recipes. The variety of twenty-four recipes includes Bronx, Clover Leaf, and, of course, Martini. A wafer-form strainer is housed beneath the shaker's extinguisher-wheel top. American, circa 1930's. 11 3/4" H...
Unusual example for the golf collector. A Penfold golfball is mounted to support a 1 1/2-oz. cocktail jigger. Golf ball with Penfold insignia and enamel "club" symbol. These golf balls were also offered with heart, diamond or spade. A Penfold golf ball was used by James Bond to defeat Goldfinger. Made in England circa 1930's. 3 5/8" H.
Whimsical cocktail bar jigger in the form of a gavel. The double-sided design has increments for 2 oz. on one end, and 1-, 2- or 3 oz. on the other. An ideal gift for a lawyer or judge. Made by Napier, Connecticut, circa 1930's. Dimensions: 9 1/2" L., 3 1/2" W.
This is an amazing diorama the features a once real parrot that has been to the taxidermist. The parrot, the frame, all of it is in amazing condition. There is a signature of the painter/artist on the inside of the piece. Even though it does not show, there is a piece of clear plexiglass that covers the front so you cannot touch Mr. Parrot and disturb him. This is a very unique and hard to find item!
This whimsical cocktail shaker is in the form of an hour glass, and is among the designs from Prohibition era which camouflagued the intended use of the object. Chromium mounts. Made by the Maxwell-Phillip Co. in New York circa 1930's. An example is pictured in "The Cocktail Shaker," by Khachadourian, page 134. Dimensions: 9 1/4" H...
Cut crystal shaker with enameled recipes and ingredients. Art Deco silver mounts. Recipes include Rose, Saratoga, Americano and Bambu, totalling 12 different mixtures. Made in Argentina circa 1930's. Elegant! Dimensions: 9 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. ***
Mini cocktail shaker form holder with Bakelite cherry cocktail picks within. Picks rest upon their own stand that lifts out. Holder is also a jigger marked with 1- and 1 1/2-oz. measure increments. A removable pour spout inverts for function as a funnel! Made in England circa 1930's. 4 3/4" H.
What a romantic gift this antique enameled brass compact would be for your favorite lady! Love is written all over it - literally - in loads of languages. "Ich liebe dich" and "Te Vous Aime" are just the beginning; there are even Oriental characters, as well as the English words, "I love you."
The patent number 1439749 allows us to date this beauty precisely to the very dawn of the Art Deco era...
Elegant crystal flacon etched with flowers and garlands about the round form. Tortoise and silver pique inlay in a wreath and ribbon design upon the hinged top. Complete with its crystal stopper. Hallmarks: Alexander Clark, Birmingham 1923. Dimensions: 3" W., 4" H.
A very rare wood and pewter bar caraffe or decanter with glass thermos liner and Swiss made musical movement which plays "The Blue Danube" by Johann Strauss. This item was designed by Aldo Tura for Macabo of Milan, Northern Italy, and made circa 1958.
Condition: excellent - there is a little rusting to the movement which is in good working condition; there are no damages and no repairs or restoration.
32cm (12.6 inches) high.
A very rare Lalique glass "le Heure Bleue" Eau de Cologne bottle produced by Guerlain, Paris, circa 1914.
Condition: excellent - no damages and with some of its original 'perfume'.
16.5cm (6.5 inches) high.
The Schlevogt and Hoffman Companies produced this Czech pressed art glass in the 1920-1940 period. The perfumes are Schlevogt and the mirror and brushes are Hoffman. Perfumes are 5.25 x 3.25 inches and 6.25 x 3.50 inches. Mirror is 15 x 6.25 inches, brushes are 10.75 x 3 inches and 6.50 x 2.50 inches. Stopper with chip, other wise excellent condition.
Asian lamp with carved figure in soapstone or possibly jade, mounted on a carved base possible granite or other natural stone. It was mounted as a lamp originally. It recently has been added to a verde green base with new hardware and electric elements. The figure and its base are in original vintage condition. I have listed it as pre 1960 but it easily could be 20's or 30's. The lamp measures 23.5" to the top of the custom finial, 11.5" to the top of the figure, the base is 5" wide...
A Set of Vintage Octagonal Eglomise Plaques
The plaques are paired up and joined by metal rings. Each plaque is framed in an elegant gold tone frame. The plaques of black glass are decorated from the reverse with Neo-Classical designs.
Size: 7 ¼” diameter (each plaque) 15 ¼” high (for one pair)
Condition: Excellent, minor wear