Whimsical cocktail bar jigger in the form of a top hat. The hat is marked Handmade Sterling. A fine example for the collector of unusual jiggers. American circa 1940. 1 3/4" H., 2 3/4" W.
Quality heavy sterling silver sherry label. The elongated, octagonal-form label has incised detail and is fully hallmarked: John Harvey & Sons Ltd., London 1960. The label was sold by the famous sherry company to commemorate the opening of their shop at Bond and White Church, October 3rd, 1960. 1 3/8" H., 1 5/8" L. label without chain
Flared Modernist silver bowl from the GAB (Guldsmedsaktiebolaget) workshop of Sweden. The footed form, fashioned in three sections, has a central, stylized band of Art Deco florals in relief. The quality craftsmanship displays rolled rims at top as well as bottom. The GAB workshop, founded in 1867, evolved into Sweden's leading producer of Modernist silver under the direction of Jacob Angman. Hallmarked: GAB, date mark 1927, Stockholm assay,as well as 830 Fine Silver. 5 1/4" H., 8 3/8" W.
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This personal-size, silvered cocktail shaker is fitted with a side spout for pouring ease. Made by Reed & Barton in Massachusetts. Firm's date symbol for 1940 stamped beneath. 5 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 ***
Fine quality twist-stem sterling silver cocktail bar spoon. Nice functional form with paddle stir at one end. Opposite end has pierced spoon with piercing tines for olives or citrus. Made by Black, Starr & Gorham in New York, circa 1940. 11 1/8" L.
Sterling silver letter opener created to commemorate the Silver Jubilee, or 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. The opener, with a detailed crown at its top, is engraved ERII along with 1952-1977. Hallmarks: London 1977, maker B&H, monarch head of Queen Elizabeth. Original box. 7 5/8" L.
A rare example of a sterling silver double jigger that adapts to a functioning funnel. Bottom of the jigger has a peg that fits into the open funnel section to convert the form into a double jigger. American, circa 1940's. 3 7/8" H.; 2 3/8" funnel
Mid-century Modernist Mexican sterling silver money clip made by the Reveri workshop of Taxco. Circular form has a double swirl pattern in relief upon a patinated wave center. The clip is in an elongated knot design. Reveriano Castillo apprenticed with Spratling. Along with his wife Maria he created fine silver works with the Reveri insignia. 1 1/2" W., 2 3/4" L.
Fine in both quality and design. The tall, hand-hammered Chinese export silver shot glass has a detailed, hand-chased dragon applique that wraps about the circumference. A vacant medallion applique further enhances the design. Made by the Wing On silver workshop of Hong Kong circa 1920. 2 1/8" H.
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Engine-turned bandings adorn the exterior of this lovely classic cocktail shaker form. Made in England 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 ***
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
A rare cocktail shaker in the form of a carved whiskey barrel. Relief carving depicts nine different Dutch scenes of drinkers imbibing in festive colonial merriment. Top unscrews to reveal a pierced side-pour strainer. Impressed marks beneath for the Barbour Silver Plate Co., Connecticut circa 1925. Barbour was a division of the International Silver Co. as were firms that produced the famous Lighthouse and Golf-Bag shakers. Superb example for the collector of figurals. 7 1/4" H, 4" W. ***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.***
Wonderful Art Deco sailboat condiment holder made by the famous Christofle workshop. The whimsical voilier has crystal cellars to hold salt and/or pepper. Complete with original spoons. A scarce example for the collector of Christofle fine Art Deco designs. France circa 1930. 5" L., 4 1/8" H.
Scarce example of a cocktail recipe jigger made by Napier. The bucket-form jigger has detailed recipes with measure increments for both a Martini and a Manhattan. Connecticut, circa 1930's. 2 3/4" 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" 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 ***
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Striking design! Tall, conical Modernist-form cocktail shaker. The streamlined form has an unusual cylinder strainer that is pierced for pouring. Made in Italy circa 1940'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 ***
Elegant sterling silver, large condiment set with pair of pepperettes along with a pair of trophy- cup-form open salts and mustard pot with bristol- blue-glass liners. Hallmarks; William Adams, Birmingham 1931. Accompanied by three silver condiment spoons. Hallmarks: Cooper Bros. 1945-54. All are fitted in beautiful, original silk- and velvet-lined case. Retailer's mark for W.T. Story, Goldsmith & Jeweler of Dewsbury, Halifax & Barrow. 3 1/4" H. pepperettes, 2 1/4" H. salts, 2 5/8" H. mustard
Unusual French silver tastevin, or wine taster, fashioned by a skilled silversmith from a 5-franc coin. The rim of the hand-hammered bowl, made from the actual edge of the coin, reads, "Dieu Protege La France" (God Protect France). The base of the tastevin is set with a 1919 1-franc coin and the handle is fashioned from a 1916 50-centimes coin. Nice example for the collector, circa 1920. 2" W., 2 3/4" L.