Wonderful French Art Deco design. Red half-moon Bakelite holder supports a set-of-eight cherry-mounted picks. Each pick suspends from a slotted chromium rounded holder. Additional cherries adorn the stand's macassar wood base. France circa 1930's. 1 1/2" D., 5 1/8" W.; 3 1/4" L. each pick
Sweet hand-carved Scottie cocktail picks holder with glass eyes. The whimsical seated dog upholds a set-of-twelve cherry-top picks. France circa 1940's. 5 1/4" L., 3 5/8" H.; 3 1/4" L. each pick
Doulton Lambeth stoneware vases with a mottled blue-on-celadon glaze. Each is decorated in relief with three sections of Art Nouveau florals in deep golden and blues tones. Impressed marks beneath along with artist marks for Maude Bowden and Annie Partridge as well as numerals circa 1906. 7" H.
Large English cut-crystal lay-down perfume bottle is deeply cut into diamond and crosshatch patterns. Its sterling silver bulbous mount unscrews to reveal the original cut-crystal stopper. Displayed in a custom-designed, silk-covered, stain-lined case. Hallmarks: London 1886 along with sovereign head (duty mark). 11 5/8" L.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. Each fully hallmarked: Walker & Hall, Birmingham, 1928. Set-of-six in original fitted box. 2 7/8" L. each pick
Beautifully cast bronze of a whimsical toucan perched upon a reddish brown marble base. The base is cut with a tray. Vienna, circa 1915. 4 1/4" Sq., 3 1/4" H.
Lovely pair of Frederick Carder Steuben candlesticks in the highly collected twist-stem form. The stunning Pomona Green candlesticks are Carder's original design #686 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 160. Circa 1920's. 10" H.
Magnificent bottle stand by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop. Three nude sea sirens clasp hands as they encircle the stand among choppy rising waves. A tripod support of lily pads and flowers upholds the stand with pendant grapes festooning above. Workshop marks beneath. Germany circa 1907. 4 1/4" H., 5 1/8" W.
Extraordinary pair of Steuben Frederick Carder-era candlesticks. The Celeste Blue glass has an optic quilted pattern on the round bases as well as the candle cups. Flaring bobeches have applied reeding in yellow, a rare combination with Celeste Blue. Each is signed with Steuben acid stamp mark upon the base, circa 1920. 6" H.
Stunning Frederick Carder design in Ivory and Mirror Black glass. The vase, with its lobed and fluted form, rises upon a footed support. Carder's design #7331 as illustrated on page 293 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner; circa 1920's. 8 5/8" H.
Purely Secession in its design and made circa 1902. The large, gilded photo frame has gitterwerk elements upon the geometrically cut and gently curved form. Signed on the reverse by the well-regarded Argentor workshop. The Austrian firm was located in Wimbergerstrasser in Vienna and was founded by Ernst Russ and Adolf Wilhelm Hetzel. Illustrated in an early Argentor Werke catalogue, page 118. 8" W., 12" H.; 4 3/4" W., 8 1/4" H. photo
Tall, footed perfume bottle with a guilloche enamel and sterling silver stopper. The stopper retains its long dauber and the sky-blue enamel work has a lovely engine-turned pattern. the crystal is hand-cut with rambling flowers and vines. American circa 1925. 5 7/8" H.
Elegant cut-crystal, footed perfume bottle with guilloche enamel stopper which retains its dauber. Lush aqua enamel has a florette- and engine-turned pattern. A delicate engraved flower-and-leaf pattern in silver encircles the enamel top. Hand-cut flowers complete the bulbous crystal form. American circa 1925. 5 1/2" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1387708 (stock #722)
Modernist classic design cocktail shaker with dual strainer element. Top cap with gadroon-edge detail unscrews to show a flat-top strainer. This section unscrews as well to reveal an internal straining cylinder. An ideal design to house ice or citrus. Made by William James Myatt in Birmingham circa 1930's. 7 1/4" 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.***
Stunning Art Deco design. The architectural sugar shaker was designed by Keith Murray. The well-known New Zealand artist was commissioned by Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood. This unusual example has Murray's iconic Art Deco styling but is also engine-turned in a moire pattern. Mappin & Webb marks beneath, London circa 1930's. 6 3/4" H.
Sterling silver cocktail jigger made by Wallace Silver with a Bicentennial silver dollar set at the bottom. Eisenhower 1776-1976 can be seen within the bottom, and the Liberty Bell is viewed beneath. Designed with one- and two-ounce increments. Connecticut, 1976. 2" H.
Art Deco cut-crystal bowl with robust, silvered, curving spiral handles and raised bead-relief design. Top mount and broad-footed base have complementing bead work in high relief. Crystal has a detailed hand-cut, diamond-pattern band along with a cut-ribbon and floral pattern. Signed with maker mark RM, likely Raoul Monteillet, active in France 1905-1925. 5" H., 12" W. to handles
Interlacing, high Art Nouveau rambling vines adorn the wine bottle stand. A central maiden with cascading hair in the manner of Alphonse Mucha is upon two sides of the stunning design. Made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Impressed marks beneath. 3 1/4" H., 4 1/8" W.