The "Bar Baby" features a corkscrew, bottle opener, funnel and 2-ounce measure all housed in a mini- cocktail-shaker form. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. A whimsical and practical bar accessory. 3 3/4" H.
Sterling silver footed dish or bowl designed by Alphonse La Paglia for Georg Jensen, U.S.A. circa 1948. The oval-form bowl with applied blossom-and-bead detail rests upon a reticulated foliate-and-bead foot. The stunning form is among designs created by La Paglia for Jensen U.S.A. between 1948 and 1951. His design creations abruptly halted due to his untimely passing. 1 5/8" H., 3 3/4" W., 5" L.
Heavy, quality crystal cocktail shaker cut from green-to-clear. Vertical patterns alternating in height lead to a circle design about the circumference. Germany circa 1930s. 8 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 ***
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1344126 (stock #560)
Unusual example of an internal-juicer cocktail shaker. Upon removal of the top cap and pour section, a citrus juicer is revealed. The reamer removes to allow filling of cocktail ingredients, then rests neatly upon the shaker body, ready for juicer function. Replace top, and juicer with its strainer design allows pouring of that perfect cocktail recipe. Made in France circa 1930s. 8 3/4" 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 ***
Unusual glass cocktail shaker with engraved liquid measures upon the surface. Upon the right side are increments for up to 20 ounces and on the left, up to one pint. Silvered mounts with gadroon edging bear marks for the well-known James Dixon & Son of Sheffield, circa 1930's. Interior mounted with device to hold back ice when pouring. 8 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 ***
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Czechoslovakian : Pre 1930 item #1344067 (stock #563)
Stunning, unusual cocktail shaker. Brilliant, cobalt-crystal ribbed form has a detailed, lushly enameled rooster, or cockerel upon it. Jigger cap has gadroon edging. Czechoslovakia circa 1925. 7 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 ***
Lovely English sterling silver frame with gently curved borders. Scrolling elements are in relief upon the edges. Hallmarks: W.J. Myatt, Birmingham 1924. 4 3/4" W., 6 3/8" H.; 3 1/4" W., 4 7/8" H. photo
A woven, engine-turned pattern adorns the English sterling silver Art Deco frame. A curved and notched top completes the design upon the frame with its contrasting, polished borders. Made in Birmingham 1923. 5 1/4" W., 7 1/2" H.; 3 3/4" W., 5 1/2" H. photo
Whimsical cocktail picks, each mounted with a Bakelite cherry. Unusual Art Deco design as the skewers are squared in form with an angled end to look like a stylized cherry stem. Set-of-six in fitted box. Made in England circa 1930. 3" L. each pick
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.
Sterling silver sword-form letter opener created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. One side of the hilt depicts floral symbols: thistle, Scotland; shamrock, Ireland; daffodil, Whales; rose, England. The reverse has symbols of the Commonwealth: kiwi, New Zealnd; beaver, Canada; kangaroo, Australia; springbok, S. Africa. Has relief insignia ER II, Elizabeth Regina II. Presented in original fitted box. Hallmarks: Sheffield 1953, Harry Atkin. 8 1/2" L.
Sterling silver condiment set consisting of salt, pepperette, mustard pot and two spoons. Reticulated pattern reveal cobalt crystal liners. Fitted in original velvet- and- silk-lined box. Hallmarks: Edwin Turner, Birmingham 1921 condiments; William Davenport, Birmingham 1918 spoons. 1 1/4" H. salt, 1 3/4" H. mustard, 1 7/8" H. pepperette
Rare example of whisky flask fashioned as a book with faux grained leather. Sides are of actual marbelized paper to appear as if upon a fine, leatherbound book. Top corner pivots off to reveal a pour spout. Embossed with a gilded title, "A Pleasant Surprise," by "Asprey." Ideally suited for a writer as well as a collector of fine flasks. Made by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield for Asprey, circa 1920's. 7/8" D., 4 1/8" W., 5 1/2" H.
Geometric black enamel panels cut with suits of cards, including hearts, spades, clubs and diamonds. Additional etched panels as well as rounded patterns further enhance the tall decanter with its notch-cut sides. A tall, curving stopper completes the unusual Art Deco example. Czechoslovakia circa 1930. 9 7/8" H.
Fine example for the collector of an English vesta, or match safe. Set with five cut agates, the silver is beautifully hand-chased with Celtic-knot patterns. The hinged top is engraved with thistles. Chased borders complete the unusual example with its striker at the bottom. Hallmarks: Joseph Cook & Son, Birmingham 1928. 1 3/8" W., 2" H.
Bronze rooster with gilded patina. Well-cast figure of the crowing cockerel stands upon a naturalistic ground. A variegated golden marble round base supports the signed work. France circa 1930. 6 1/2" H.
Unusual example for the golf collector. A Penfold golf ball mounted to support a 1-oz. and 1 1/2-oz. cocktail jigger. Golf ball marked "Penfold Ace" with enameled heart symbol. These golf balls were also offered with diamonds, clubs or spades. A Penfold ball was used by James Bond to defeat Goldfinger. Made in England circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H.
Beautiful radiating pattern upon the sterling silver and sea-green enamel mirror. The elegant form is fully hallmarked: Daniel Co., Birmingham 1936. 10 1/2" L., 4 1/2" W.