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
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...
A rare early coffee pot, unusual creamer in a similar paneled shape, six dessert or luncheon plates, and six cups and saucers comprise this set, missing only the sugar bowl. All were hand made in Czechoslovakia in the 1920's for Joseph Mrazek's Peasant Art Industry and exported to the US for sale. The set is decorated with his familiar flowers and flower buds motif with the yellow squiggles ground - including some stray yellow paint marks inside the cream pitcher...
Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company made the Washington Drape Filigree Stem in 1940. It comes with a B burner. It's in great shape. Thanks for looking.
Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company made the Washington Drape Bell Stem in 1941. It's in great shape. It comes with a B burner. Thanks for looking.
Dutch Amsterdam School velvet table cloth, made circa 1925. The table cloth measures approximately 142cm by 120cm. There is some wear and marks to the surface, which can be seen in the detail photographs. (2.5 cm = 1 inch).
Very decorative art deco stonware lidded boiwl designed by Josef Ekberg (1877-1945) for Gustavsberg. Green/blue lustre glaze with gold decoration. Ekberg worked as a leading designer for Gustavsberg from 1889 until his death.
Signed: Gustavsberg Excellent condition.
Height: 6½ inches (16.5 cm)
Width: 8 1/4 inches (21 cm)
Ekberg started working at Gustavsberg Porcelain Factory aT the age of 12. He helped the painters and became himself a painter/decorator...
Chinese Blue and White Decorated Meiping with a 5 Claw Dragon, tall with shi shi handles. Size H 13" by 7" wide
A rare early 20th Century red 'aventurine' glass Dachshund, with gold leaf inclusions, made on the island of Murano, Italy circa 1930 - 1950.
13.5cm (5.3 inches) long.
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.