Lovely quality, heavy sterling silver, large cigarette case. The elegant case has a hidden locking mechanism. Slide top forward in the vertical direction to allow it to spring open. All engine-turned upon both sides with Art Deco designs at top corners. Gilded and inscribed within. Hallmarks: Thomas William Lack, London 1933. 3 3/8" W., 4 1/4" L.
Chinese export silver double jigger. The handcrafted form has an all-hammered surface along with engraved dragons. Each hand-chased dragon encircles its measure. Circa 1920's. 4 1/4" H.
Two-part citrus juicer is beautifully designed. The reamer has an elaborately pierced ring that lifts off with its shell- and- leaf-pattern handle. A pouring lip, along with a loop handle, completes the practical, functional design. The silvered juicer was made by Daniel & Arter in Birmingham circa 1925. 2 1/2" H., 6 1/2" W. to handle.
From the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop, a tall, classic-form cocktail shaker, completely embellished with a hammered surface. Nice quality. Made in Germany circa 1930's. 8 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.***
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Stepped Art Deco cocktail shaker. Tasteful Deco design! Belgium circa 1925. 8 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.***
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This British Art Deco cocktail shaker has an unusual acorn-form top finial, or cap, which removes to reveal the internal strainer. Incised horizontal bandings are around its circumference. Made by Yeoman Co. in Hertfordshire, circa 1930. 9 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.***
High Art Deco concentrically stepped, footed bowls designed by Keith Murray for Mappin & Webb. The cocktail bowls are ideal for olives, cherries or other condiments. The freelance New Zealand artist created designs for Wedgwood as well in the 1930's. 4 5/8" W., 1 7/8" H. each bowl
Sterling silver cocktail jigger engraved "Only a Thimble-Full." The hammered measure was made by the Webster Silver Co. of Massachusetts, circa 1930's. 1 5/8" H.
Whimsical, figural cocktail jiggers, one finger for one-ounce and two fingers for two ounces. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930.
Quite elegant antique English large sterling silver snuff box. The elongated octagonal form is finely engine-turned along with banded floral details at its edges. Gilded within. Beautifully inscribed within lid: Presented by the Clothmakers Company, May 6th 1935. Hallmarks: Carrington & Co., London 1914. 1" H., 1 5/8" W., 3 3/8" L.
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. Upon the closing of the Jensen USA store, La Paglia began commissions for the International Silver Co. of Meriden, Connecticut, from 1952 until his untimely death in 1953. Marks: La Paglia Designed, International Sterling. Pictured on page 110 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs. 5" W., 3 3/8" H.
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
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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.
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.