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Classically designed cocktail mixer with gadroon-edge detail. A convenient ice shield, along with a pouring lip, complete the practical design. (Spoon sold separately) Made in England circa 1930's. 5 3/4" H.
Pure Art Deco in design. The wine, or Champagne cooler is boldly, concentrically stepped. Sides are flanked with graduated dual-loop handles. Made in France circa 1930's. 7 5/8" H., 10" W. to handles
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1414379 (stock #794)
The original recipe or "Tells-U-How" cocktail shaker made by Napier in Connecticut. The design for this form was patented by LeRoy Fontan for Napier in 1935. Outer sleeve revolves to reveal drink recipes in windows. An example is illustrated in 'The Cocktail Shaker' by Khachadourian, page 97. Dimensions: 11" 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.***
Rare example of whisky flask fashioned as a leather-bound book. Realistic-looking detail of pages upon three sides. Top corner pivots off to reveal a pour spout. Embossed with a gilded title, "A Pleasant Surprise," by Dixon. Ideally suited for a writer as well as a collector of fine flasks. Made by James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield, circa 1920's. 7/8" D., 4 1/8" W, 5 1/2" H.
Mini- cocktail- shaker-form holder serves half-shots. The unusual silver-plated example is comprised of the shaker along with six footed, goblet-form shots. Stamped with marks for the David Hollander workshop of Birmingham circa 1930's. 3 3/4" H. shaker, 1 1/8" each shot.
The "Bar Baby" features a corkscrew, bottle opener, funnel and 2-ounce measure all housed in a mini- cocktail-shaker form. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. A whimsical and practical bar accessory. 3 3/4" H.
Fine figural British cocktail shaker fashioned as a Champagne bottle. The tall bottle, with its carved wooden neck, is completed by a gilded cork-design screw-off stopper. A four-prong citrus hook is suspended within the shaker beneath the strainer. A WOW! shaker for the collector of fine figural examples. Made by William Suckling Ltd. in Birmingham circa 1930's. Firm's marks beneath as well as one & three quarter pints. 13 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.***
The iconic America Art Deco cocktail shaker! The "Manhattan" skyscraper shaker was designed by Norman Bel Geddes (America, 1893-1958) for the Revere Copper and Brass Co. of Rome, New York circa 1937. An example of the famous chromium shaker is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. An exhibition titled, "Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future" was on view at the Museum of the City of New York in 2014. Bel Geddes created theatrical and industrial, as well as architectural design. 13" 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.***
Nice, heavy-quality, silvered, long cocktail spoon. The twist-stem design has a ball finial. England circa 1930's. 11 1/2" L.
Charming sterling silver dinner bell in the Royal Danish design. Stamped with Webster silver marks. The firm was a division of International Silver Co. of Connecticut, who introduced the pattern in 1939. 3 1/4" H.
Wonderful French cocktail picks stand with an enameled metal, fashionably attired man, in coat, tie and hat. He stands opposite a bar stool in front of a burl wooden bar. A set-of-six cocktail picks, each with a cocktail goblet finial, rest within the top of the bar counter. Undoubtedly by Sudre, the workshop known for unusual figural bar accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 5 1/4" L., 4 7/8" H.
A red-nosed man in a bowler hat enjoys a bottle of wine and baguette. The whimsical chromium figure with enamel accents rests alongside a wooden holder fashioned to look like a brick wall. The holder contains a set-of-eight cherry-top picks. All are upon a macassar-wood base. Made in France circa 1930's. 4 7/8" L., 3 7/8" H. with picks
Fine example of a high Art Deco, enamel and sterling silver cigarette case. A moire wave pattern along with geometric designs are within three vibrant green enamel panels. The back of the case is all engine-turned. A notched silver border completes the elegant design. Gilded interior. Hallmarks: Joseph Gloster Ltd., Birmingham 1936. 2 3/4" W., 3 1/4" L.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has as detailed rooster as its finial. The picks have a hook behind the mount to allow the pick to rest upon the edge of a glass as it holds an olive or cherry. Each fully hallmarked: Adolph Scott, Birmingham 1927. Fitted in original velvet-lined box. 3 1/4" L. each
Mid-Century Modernist silver cufflinks made by the Willy J. Krogmar workshop of Denmark, circa 1940's. Two rows of beaded designs flank an incised rectangular bar. Krogmar workshop mark beneath along with 930 fine silver mark. 3/8" W., 3/4" L.
Made by the Carl M. Cohr silver workshop of Frederica, Denmark, circa 1940's. The sterling silver handle bottle opener has pierced design of pendant grapes and grape leaves. 4 7/8" L.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1413789 (stock #791)
Bold Art Deco design with a concentrically stepped strainer section. Jigger top cap and foot have complementing step elements. An unusual wave-with-cherries design is upon the edge detail. Made in London by the Alex Clark workshop circa 1930. 10 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.***
Sterling silver cigarette case is lushly enameled in vibrant blue. A moire pattern is seen beneath the enamel work. Bevel-edge form is inset with a chased silver pattern. Silver back is completely engine-turned. Gilded interior. Hallmarks: Turner & Simpson, Birmingham 1929. 2 3/8" W., 3 1/4" L.