Wonderful folk art box of a pyramid that opens to reveal sections to hold cigarettes and matches.
The entire surface is inlaid with square or rectangular pieces of wood in varying shades of brown and beige.
It measures 5 1/2" high and is 9 3/8" square, sitting on 4 geometric feet.
Surface appears to have a light varnish coating.
The form is a copy of the pyramid at Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula...
A classic sterling silver handled jigger by Tiffany & Co. The simplicity of the design is relieved only by the slight flare at the rim and the curve of the handle, typical of Tiffany’s Deco designs. The bottom is stamped with Tiffany marks used 1907-47.
- Origin: America, ca 1930
- Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
- Dimensions: 2-1/16” tall
- Weight: 63.5 grams
A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.Origin: America, ca. 1950Condition: excellent, no dings or monogramsDimensions: 2-7/16” tallWeight: 53.1 grams
A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.Origin: America, ca...
Whimsical design! This cocktail recipe "Rolodex" design stand is fashioned as a chromium cocktail shaker. A knob upon the side turns to reveal an array of celluloid cards which must be flipped gently to offer recipes such as: BRONX, CLOVER CLUB, MANHATTAN, LONDON COCKTAIL and so on. Thirty one recipes plus the COCKTAIL RECIPES intro card. A scarce example for the collector of unusual cocktail bar accoutrements. Marks: Made in Germany; U.S.Zone, circa 1945. 5 1/2" H.
Made by the prominent Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. This firm retailed goods in their London shop in the 1930's. A Scottish Thistle and 'S' are engraved upon the front of the distinctive cocktail shaker. An art deco stepped cap removes to show a pivot wafer strainer housed beneath. A knob-form additional seal is found within as well. 8 1/4" H.
Whimsical Bakelite dice holder in mottled green with a large set-of-ten dice-form cocktail picks. Unusual tall dice design holder. France circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 1 1/2" W. holder; 3 1/4" L. each pick.
The size of Trinket Box: 2 3/8" Long x 1 1/4" W x 2 1/4" High. This is very adorable French Porcelain Limoges Trinket Pig Box. It is all hand painted. The subject of Little lady pig taking the nap on the blue cushion with semi bikini. Inside box has her bikini top as well as sunglass and necklace. The bottom of Box said, "Peint Main B.L" signed with Limoges France marked. The metal works are done in copper instead of brass(yellow). This is most adorable Trinket Pig Box seen...
This interesting vase has a notch in it making it look a little like Pac Man, but giving it a very distinct form. However, we believe that it was created in a studio by excellent ceramicists who decorated the vase with free flowing green and blue glazes. One side has a stack of incised chevrons running down the center. The underside is marked with what appears to be W NZ VI, marks whose identity elude us...
Crystal combination cocktail shaker and mixer, is deeply cut with diamond patterns. Wonderful, creative design has a sterling silver cover to allow shaking side-to-side. Remove cover to use as a mixer with a long cocktail spoon. A flat-spouted silver pourer upon the side allows for straining. A most unusual elegant form made by the Webster silver workshop of Connecticut, circa 1940. 9 1/2" H. Cocktail spoons are available separately.
The body of this handsome art deco cocktail shaker is all engine-turned. The textured turning creates a user friendly element which is comfortable to grip. Very nice example with complimenting engine turned detail upon its jigger top cap. Made in England circa 1930. 8" H.
Most unusual "cock"-tail picks set. Each detailed silver rooster is mounted atop a red bakelite cherry. We have not had this design combination, which includes both of these popular elements associated with art deco era cocktail accoutrements. Set-of-six picks are beautifully presented in original fitted silk and velvet lined case. England circa 1930's. 3 5/8" L. each pick.
Rare vintage sterling silver figural jigger in the form of wing-handled fire bucket. The side is engraved “Fire Water.” Figural jiggers gained popularity in the Art Deco era. The bottom is marked “Lunt Sterling 15”.
- Origin: America, ca. 1940
- Dimensions: 2” tall to rim, 2-3/4” to top of handle
- Weight: 34.6 grams
A lovely Steuben center bowl with reeded diamond optic decoration, low profile, but large diameter. I have not quite placed the color as it does not quite match green or Pomona Green, but I will go with the former pending further research.
Condition is excellent, but may contain a minute production flaw or two. Unmarked but unmistakably Steuben. Shape number is 6774.
11 3/4" d.
Wonderful National Silver Co. sterling souvenir spoon showing the falls and bridges over the Columbia River in Spokane, WA. The handle depicts an Indian warrior with spear and tomahawk on the front and a squaw with papoose on the back of the handle. The back also shows tepees, a peace pipe, snowshoe, bow and arrows and an American Indian good luck symbol. The spoon is marked “Sterling” and has the National Silver Co. logo. The spoon is 5 3/4 inches long.
Classic sterling silver cocktail shaker. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Gently curved and tapering sides and short neck with jigger cap. Built-in rose window-style strainer. Engraved bands and molded cap rim. Spare and functional – nothing interferes with efficient mixing. Fully marked including pattern no. 22422, director’s letter m (1907-47), and wartime star (1943-45). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x D 3 7/8 in. Weight: 20 troy ounces. #BT861
Pair of large sterling silver pheasants, ca 1920. Two birds on the alert. One crouches low with raised wings. The other looks to the side. Fierce and wary with big scaly talons and dense, textual plumage. Versatile, too. Can be posed to suggest a variety of emotional states. Marked “Sterling”. Very good condition with deep patina.
Overall dimensions: 1st bird: H 8 3/4 x L 17 3/4 x W 7 in. 2nd bird: 7 3/8 x L 17 3/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 44.5 troy ounces. #BT605
Modern sterling silver portable picture frame. Four rectangular windows set in flat and hinged surrounds. A great gift for someone who’s on the road. Fully marked with Tiffany & Co. stamp and 1996 English import marks. Very good condition.
Pocket-sized dimensions: Each frame: H 2 1/4 x W 1 3/4 in. Each window: H 1 7/8 x W 1 1/4 in. Weight: 2.7 troy ounces. #BT865