Lovely box with pottery inset upon its hinged top. Interlacing high Art Nouveau design glazed in deep blue and gold upon a white ground. Box made of nickel; Germany circa 1905. 2 7/8" H., 4 1/2" W.
Prohibition-era glass dumbbell cocktail shaker in cobalt blue. A silvered cap and strainer are mounted upon its top. These highly collected glass dumbbells were created in clear glass as well as in a variety of colors. Cobalt blue is among the most desirable for collectors of these whimsical, figural forms. American circa 1930s. 12 1/4" L. *** 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 ***
Most unusual example of a fine Art Nouveau silver card case. Rambling vines along with daffodils in high relief are upon the cover of the case. The case, with its spring mechanism, opens to reveal a beautifully fitted interior of moire silk. Each side has a gusset pocket to hold a card. The form accommodates modern- day-size business cards. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver along with maker stamp: Germany circa 1900. 2 5/8" W., 4" L.
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British cocktail shaker classic in design with an added surprise element. The top removes to reveal an internal citrus piercer. Invert and extract the essence of your favorite citrus for a perfect cocktail. Made by the well-known firm of James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield circa 1930's. 7 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 ***
Very fine quality, heavy cut-crystal cocktail mixer by the famous Hawkes workshop. Complete with original sterling silver mixing spoon. The mixer, deeply cut into rectangular patterns, is signed beneath the sterling-mounted pouring ice lip. Beautiful, large example. New York circa 1930's. 8 1/2" H.
A beautifully interpreted pair of Vienna Secession-design candlesticks made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1910. Clearly a Josef Hoffmann influence with lobed and beaded elements. Firm's marks beneath each. 5 7/8" H., 4 1/8" W.
Whimsical figural cigar cutter in the form of a monkey designed by Igantius Taschner, Germany (1871-1913), known for his animal sculptures. Lift the steel monkey's tail, insert cigar and guillotine design drops tip into hammered copper bowl beneath. A fine example for the collector of cigar cutters; circa 1905. 7" W., 4 1/4" H., 4 5/8" H. (tail extended)
A rare color combination. Pair of Steuben conical-form goblets in Grenadine with applied Mirror Black rims. A clear wafer foot supports each goblet. Frederick Carder's design #5130 as illustrated on page 199 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner; circa 1920. One signed with Steuben acid stamp mark. 5 1/8" H.
Jugendstil pottery rectangular tray glazed in white with green and gold Art Nouveau patterns at its borders. A heavy brass gallery with a reticulated Secession design and flanking open handles complete the stunning form. Germany circa 1910. 2" H., 8 1/4" W., 15 1/2" L.
Sterling silver flask funnel made by the Blackinton silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. Gilded within. 2" W., 3" L.
Scarce sterling silver flask funnel. Perfect, practical size and proportion. The funnel has a rolled rim, a sign of quality, along with a ring. American circa 1930's. 2 1/2" W., 2 3/8" L.
Cobalt blue glass cocktail shaker with silver overlay. The overlay depicts a jovial exterior tavern scene which includes toasting comrades, a chef and a dog. A sign with a squirrel suspends from the brick tavern facade. Marked sterling in overlay. American circa 1930's. 11" 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 ***
Beautifully hand-carved, wooden foliate ends flank the adjustable book slide. Pull and slide to accommodate a larger stack of books. England circa 1880. 7 7/8" H., 6 3/4" W., 17" L.; 27" L. fully extended
Silvered Art- Deco-era cocktail tray floats above round footed supports. Each corner has an Art Deco fanning foliate in high relief along with gadroon-edge detail. Made by Roberts & Belk of Sheffield circa 1930. 3/4" H., 10 3/8" square
Fine Modernist silver cocktail condiment bowl. Ideal cocktail bar size for olives or cherries. Reticulated floral, ball-and-loop form designed by Alphonse La Paglia, who created designs for Georg Jensen USA to retail in their New York store in the late 1940's. Marks include Georg Jensen Inc. and L.P. for La Paglia, along with an uncommon mark, GJ within a beaded circle. This mark is rarely seen on La Paglia design examples as it is a mark used on Jensen silver crafted in Denmark. Bowl design pictured on page 110 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs." 3 1/8" H., 5 1/8" W.
Cocktail mixing bar spoon made by Christofle in France circa 1940's. The nice quality spoon, with its twist stem, has a hexagonal- star-shape muddler upon the end. 10 7/8" L.
Beautifully executed Vienna Secession design upon this biscuit barrel made by the well-known firm of WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1905. Reticulated frame and lid with Secession elements which are repeated in the hand-cut and etched crystal liner. Illustrated on page 252 in the workshop's 1906 catalogue. 8 1/2" H., 3 3/4" D., 5 3/4" W.
Whimsical sterling silver stoplight cocktail jigger. Enamel increments upon the side: Green (go), yellow (caution0, red (stop); for 1, 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 ounces. Made by Gorham Silver in Rhode Island circa 1960's.