Known as the "Martini Spike" vermouth dispenser--for medicinal purposes of course! Sold by the famous Gorham silver workshop of Rhode Island in the 1960's. The plunger draws vermouth up into the syringe which can be dispensed in the desired "medicinal" dosage to create that perfect cocktail. Presented in original fitted box. Mint, never used. 6 1/4" L.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1294473 (stock #430)
This personal-size sterling silver cocktail shaker is fitted with a side spout for pouring ease. Made by Reed & Barton in Massachusetts. Firm's "Bell" form date mark for 1951. Dimensions: 5 1/4" H. *** Long established as a leading specialist in finest quality period Art Deco era cocktail shakers - from classical to figural forms - over 75 examples in our stock at all times - many not listed on our site. ***
Set-of-six detailed multi-color enameled and silver rooster, or cockerel "cock"-tail picks. A silver hook behind each rooster is designed to rest upon the rim of the glass. Each fully hallmarked: Adolf Scott, Birmingham 1934. Original fitted velvet- and satin-lined case. 3 1/8" each pick.
Cartier sterling silver cocktail jigger. Fashioned in the form of a miniature flower pot, the jigger measures a 1-ounce shot. Marks beneath circa 1950's. Dimensions: 1 1/2" H., 1 7/8" W.
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...
Sterling silver figural "Cock"-tail picks. Each pick has a detailed cast silver rooster as its finial. Made in England circa 1930. Set-of-six in original fitted satin-lined box. 3 1/2" L. each.
Nice quality silvered hammer and pick. Ideally weighted for practical use. Made in England circa 1925. Dimensions: 2 1/4" W., 6 7/8" L.
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. ***
Stunning design! Complete creamer and sugar service with original tray. The beautifully crafted design has rounded and scrolling elements with hand hammered accents; 830 fine silver marks beneath. Made by the Wilkens & Sohne Silver Workshop in Bremen-Hemelingen, Germany. An identical service is in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. Pictured in the book of the Museum collection, page 542. Dimensions: 1 1/2" H., 4 1/4" L. sugar; 2 1/2" H., 4 3/4" L. creamer; 5 1/4" W., 11 1/2" L...
Optic swirl Steuben vase in Pomona Green glass. Tall trumpet form with Art Deco hexagonal top. Frederick Carder's original design #6305 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 280. 8 1/4" H.
Steuben Green Jade glass vase with applied Alabaster glass foot. The tall optic swirl pattern has a hexagonal Art Deco opening. Frederick Carder's original design number 6241 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner. 10 1/8" H.
Fine pair of modernist silver candlesticks designed by Alphonse La Paglia. La Paglia created designs for Georg Jensen USA. Upon the closing of the Jensen USA store, La Paglia began designing for the International Silver Co. of Meriden, Connecticut, from 1952 until his untimely death in 1953. Marks: La Paglia Designed, International Sterling. Illustrated page 125 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs." Dimensions: 3 5/8" W., 4 3/4" H.
English octagonal form sterling silver snuff box with engine-turned weave decoration upon the top. Gilded interior. Hallmarks: E.J. Trevitt & Sons, Chester 1929. 1 3/4" W., 5/8" H.
Dutch 833 Fine Silver tea strainer. The Art Nouveau design form has detailed tulips and fronds in deep relief upon its handle. Pierced strainer is floriform with hand-chased accents. Assayed in Amsterdam 1922. Dimensions: 2 1/2" W., 4 3/4" L.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1291134 (stock #424)
Nice quality, beautiful design! Surface is elegantly engine turned in a basketweave pattern. Even the jigger top cap has complementing engine turning. Made in Sheffield by James Dixon & Sons, circa 1930. 8 3/4" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1291002 (stock #421)
Tastefully designed Art Deco cocktail shaker with incised banded detail. Top cap with bevel accent is ideal jigger size. Made by Sanders & Blackband in Birmingham circa 1930's. 8" H.
L.C. Tiffany Favrile glass footed bowl in opalescent chartreuse with white radiating foliate ribbed patterns within. The wafer foot is decorated in white opalescent ribbon-like panels. Signed L.C.T. Favrile. Dimensions: 2" H., 4 5/8" W.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Czechoslovakian : Pre 1940 item #1290738 (stock #422)
Whimsical glass cocktail shaker enameled with skiers upon a snowy mountainscape. The scenic multicolor hand enamel work depicts cabins with smoke-billowing chimneys and fir trees to complete the design. Unusual example for the skier or collector. Czechoslovakia circa 1930's. 10 3/4" H.