Engine-turned sterling silver mechanical toothpick. Pivot the end to extend the pick. Hallmarks: Vaughton & Sons, Birmingham 1948.
Whimsical "Just-A-Thimbleful" sterling silver cocktail bar jigger. Made by the Towle Silver Co. of Massachusetts, circa 1960. 2" H.
Lovely sterling silver letter opener made by the Carl M. Cohr workshop of Fredericia Denmark circa 1940's. The Georg Jensen influence design has a leaf and open vine at its top. Perfect form for actual function. 6 1/2" L.
Very fine quality julep cup-form, heavy sterling silver Derby jigger. A horseshoe applique is upon the side of the two-ounce jigger, hand-engraved 1952. Relief edging with floral detail on the base completes the design. Made by the well-known Louisville jeweler Brown Waterhouse Kaiser. Marks beneath: Official Kentucky Derby Jigger, Sterling, BWK. 2 1/4" H.
Wonderful mechanical ice or olive tongs. Unusual in quality and design. Sterling silver with blue enamel, made in the David Andersen workshop of Norway circa 1940's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 7" L.
Gorham sterling silver Art- Deco-era candlesticks. Bold design with a hammered surface and baluster-form, geometrically paneled columns. Deep scallop bases have a band of detailed leaf forms in relief about the circumference. Removable bobeches with incised bands complete the stunning candlesticks. Made by the famous Gorham workshop in Rhode Island. Date marks 1928-29. 10 1/8" H. each
Difficult-to-find, matching pair of sterling silver frames. Lovely engine-turned pattern upon the borders of the Art Deco era British examples. Each fully hallmarked: Sanders & Mackenzie, Birmingham 1923. 6 3/4" W., 8 3/4" H.; 5 7/8" W., 7 7/8" photo
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. Each is fully hallmarked: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1956. Set-of-six in original fitted velvet- and satin-lined box. 2 7/8" L. each
Tiffany Vermouth Dropper fashioned as a whimsical miniature oil can. Sterling, circa 1950's. An example is illustrated in "The Cocktail Shaker" by Khachadourian, page 118. 4" H.
Nice quality sterling Tiffany & Co. "Spill Jigger". Raised step design circumference marks 1 or 2 Ounce measure. Rest upon top of a glass or cocktail shaker. Fill with desired amount of liquid and simply flip or spill into awaiting receptacle beneath. Marks: Tiffany & Co. Sterling m. New York circa 1940's. Dimensions: 5 1/2" L.
Among the most whimsical of figural cocktail accessories! This vermouth dropper made by Cartier is in the form of a miniature watering can. Sterling silver and pictured in 'The Cocktail Shaker' by Khachadourian, page 88. Circa 1940's. Dimensions: 3" H, 4 1/4" W.
Beautifully stylized Mid-Century Modern cufflinks. The sterling silver cufflinks are gilded upon the tops. Made in Copenhagen by the Hermann Siersbol workshop circa 1950's. 7/8" W., 7/8" L.
Combination one- and two-ounce Danish-influence Modernist sterling silver cocktail bar jigger. The openwork ball-and-loop form is a distinct Alphonse La Paglia influence. The well-known designer created designs for Georg Jensen U.S.A. Made by the Baldwin & Miller silver workshop circa 1950. The firm was founded circa 1920. 3" H.
Wonderful travel frame. Lovely hammered silver frame is designed to accommodate two photos. A clasp at each outer edge allows the framework to open to insert a photo and then lock into place. A vacant, stylized cartouche is upon each side. Completely gilded within. Made by the Webster silver workshop in Attleboro, Mass. circa 1930. 2" W., 2 1/2" H.; 1 1/4" W., 1 3/4" H. each photo
Danish-influence sterling silver bell. Blossom-form handle with hand-chased flowers upon the bottom edge. Made by F. Ramirez in Mexico circa 1940's. 3 1/4" H.
Tastefully designed classic English sterling silver frame from the Art Deco era. Simple and elegant with its original oak easel back. Hallmarks: E. Mander Ltd., Birmingham 1928. 3 3/4" W., 5 3/4" H. overall; 3 1/8" W., 5 1/8" H. photo
Fine quality Modernist heavy sterling silver cocktail bar spoon. Made by the famous A. Michelsen workshop in Copenhagen circa 1960. The silver maker was founded in Denmark in 1941 and created designs for the Danish royal family. They were ultimately acquired by the Georg Jensen silversmith group. 11 5/8" L.
Scarce example of a sterling silver cocktail spoon made for Georg Jensen U.S.A. in the 1940's. Long, gently curving Modernist design spoon with notch elements upon the handle. Marked "Handwrought" along with workshop marks. These items were sold in Jensen's 5th Ave. store under the direction of Frederick Lunning during the war years when Denmark was unable to export silver. 12 1/4" L.