A black bakelite base supports a silvered quiver which holds seven arrow-form cocktail picks. Each pick with feather-fashioned detail upon its end. A bow poised with an arrow rests beside. Wonderful and whimsical! Fine example for the collector of figural cocktail accessories. Made in France circa 1925. 4 1/4" H. stand, 2 7/8" L. pick
British glass "cock"-tail shaker with an etched rooster, or cockerel, upon its side. The silvered cap has banded detail. Strainer section is fitted with a convenient pouring spout. Made in Sheffield by James Dixon & Sons circa 1925. 9 1/4" 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. ***
Fornasetti box with sliding mahogany interior, top decorated with three string musical instruments. The box measures 14cm by 9cm and is 3.5cm high. The base has the Fornasetti mark along with the original retailers label. The condition is good apart from a few scrapes to the lacquered surface and a couple of minor chips to the edge, see photographs...
Set-of-twelve multi-colored Art Deco Bakelite cocktail picks with rosewood stand; France, circa 1940's. Details forthcoming.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a richly enameled rooster as its finial in tones of green, red and gold. Enamel work is on both sides of the cockerel. Set-of-six fully hallmarked: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1955. Fitted in original satin- and velvet-lined box. 2 7/8" L. each
Big, bold and whimsical! The figural bowling pin cocktail shaker fashioned of maple wood and chromium. Top cap removes to reveal a pour spout with strainer at its bottom section. Made by the Babcock Co., American, circa 1930's. Stands at 13 1/2" tall. *** 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. ***
Exceptional design and quality. Fine cut-crystal cocktail shaker depicting two roosters, or cockerels, cut in detail above a grassy band. A large 800 fine silver cap has a festive Dutch scene in relief upon its dome top. Another Dutch scene in relief is on the wide sides of the cap. A silver foliate mount enhances the octagonally cut base. A wafer-form strainer is housed within. The entire heavy crystal shaker is cut into an octagonal form. Made in Germany circa 1930's. 10 1/2" H.
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.
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...
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...
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.