Handsome English antique sterling- silver-mounted flask. Bound with crocodile, the flask has a drinking cup with gilded interior which slips off for convenience. Cap has a bayonet hinge and pivots to lock into place. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1897. 3 1/4" W., 5 1/8" H.
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British cocktail shaker, classic in design with an added surprise element. The top removes to reveal an internal citrus reamer. Invert and extract the essence of your favorite citrus for a perfect cocktail. Made by James Dixon, Sheffield, circa 1930's. 7 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 ***
Lovely sterling silver Art Nouveau photo frame. An Alphonse- Mucha-inspired maiden is in relief upon the undulating form. Rambling flowers and vines, along with a butterfly, adorn the romanticized design. Hallmarks: R.U. & Co., Birmingham 1907. 5 3/4" W., 6 5/8" H., 3 3/4" diameter photo.
Richly decorated Emaux de Longwy pottery in vibrant, robust florals. The large jardiniere has a glazed blue ground with cloisonné-inspired floral-form enamels in rose tones, green, plum and yellow. Workshop marks beneath; France circa 1940's. 7 3/8" H., 9 1/4" W.
Lovely classic form Emaux de Longwy pottery jardiniere with a cream crackle glaze. Alternating decorated panels have stylized overlapping bold Art Deco florals and fruit forms in green, blues, yellow and orange. Workshop marks beneath; France circa 1930's. 7 1/4" H., 6 3/4" W.
Art Deco pottery group of a nymph and faun from the Marcel Guillard (1896-1932) ceramic workshop. Sculpted by G. Debloize. The draped nymph and resting faun have a cream crackle glaze and rest upon a mottled gray base. Artist and ceramist marks are impressed beneath the pottery base. France circa 1925. 11 1/4" H., 10" W.
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Bold form with notched architectural elements in relief about the circumference. Interior features a wafer-form strainer which lifts out for convenience. A ball finial completes the top cap. Denmark circa 1930s. 8 3/4" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
Exquisite example of a tall, high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Sweeping whiplash handles flank the sides of the reticulated Jugendstil form. An example is illustrated on page 154 of the well-known WMF 1900 English catalogue. Firm's marks beneath. 7 1/2" W. to handles, 8" H.
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern letter, or paper rack. The two-section holder depicts signs of the zodiac in detailed relief. Impressed upon the base: "Tiffany Studios, New York, 1009. Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 23. 2 1/2" D., 9 1/2" W., 6 1/2" H.
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Individual size cocktail shaker designed for that one perfect cocktail. Cockerel design top also serves as a drinking cup. Interior fitted with a side pour strainer. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. Dimensions: 6 1/4" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
Extraordinary Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler is a punch bowl as well. The hammered copper cooler has pendant grapes, leaves and vines in high relief. Fluid brass whiplash handles are upon its sides. The stunning form, with an undulating rim, becomes a punch bowl when its original olive green crystal liner is placed within. The complementing cover has an undulating brass florette, along with vines, and rests upon the crystal liner. A bottle can also be placed into the liner along with ice if desired. Made by the Carl Deffner workshop in Esslingen, Germany circa 1900. Deffner produced Jugendstil design of the highest order and his works are represented in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. 9 1/2" H. to handles, 12 3/4" H. overall, 12 1/8" at handles
Unusual sterling silver Art Deco example from the Lebkeucher silver workshop of New Jersey. One end is a lobed, step form with designated increments for a 1/2- or 1-oz. measure. Invert to use larger measure marked for 2 oz. Stamped Lebkeucher mark circa 1930's. 3 3/4" H.
Steuben Cluthra glass vase in apple green. Nice example with a gradation of color as well as radiating bubbles. Green becomes more intense at edge of bubbles. Frederick Carder's classic form number 2683, as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 268. Circa 1920's. 10" H., 9" W.
Whimsical dice-form holder in root beer Bakelite. Set-of-eight multi-color Bakelite dice-mounted cocktail picks rest within. France circa 1930's. 1 7/8" square holder; 3 3/8" L. each pick
Antique sterling silver Victorian whistle. In fine condition and mounted with a chatelaine ring with an 1887 sixpence coin. A profile of Queen Victoria is upon the front of the coin. The wonderful, functional whistle is fully hallmarked. Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd, Birmingham, 1900. 2" L. whistle, 2 3/4" L. with coin
Loetz Papillon glass vase in lustrous aqua and green iridescence. Finely chased silver overlay work in a whiplash design along with rambling vines and rising ivy is upon the form. Silver completely covers the top rim. Austria circa 1900. 3" H., 3 1/4" W.
High Art Nouveau chased silver overlay upon green glazed porcelain vase. There are four sections of florals and vines which dance about the lovely form. Signed beneath with the marks for the Lenox porcelain workshop of New Jersey, circa 1900. Silver is stamped with marks for Alvin Silver of Rhode Island. 5 5/8" H.
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Architectural Art Deco cocktail shaker designed by the well-known New Zealand designer Keith Murray. This freelance artist designed for Mappin & Webb and Wedgwood, among others, in England in the 1930's. Unusual pivot strainer with handle. Mappin & Webb marks upon base. A similar example illustrated in "The Cocktail Shaker," by Khachadorian, page 93. 9 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 ***