Fine quality and lovely design. Heavy sterling silver candle snuffer with a blossom finial designed by Alphonse La Paglia and made by the International Silver Co. circa 1952. La Paglia was commissioned to create designs for Georg Jensen USA to retail in their New York shop from 1948-1951. Pictured in "Jensen Silver: The American Designs," page 144. 11 1/4" L.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. The set-of-six comes with a velvet- and silk-lined leather-covered box. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1931. 3" L. each pick
Sterling silver tyg tri- handle-form shot glass. The traditional English design is fully hallmarked: Adie Bros.; Birmingham 1926. 1 3/4" H., 1 1/2" W., 1 3/4" W. to handles
Whimsical silver jigger with enamel stoplights to direct you. Green-Go, Yellow-Caution, Red-Stop. Made in Rhode Island by the Alvin Silver Co. circa 1960's. 2 1/2" H.
Modernist design sterling silver double jigger. The beautiful mid-century form has a wave handle. Nice quality example. Made in Mexico circa 1960. 2 7/8" H.
Fine quality, heavy sterling silver double "cock"-tail jigger. Both jiggers have a detailed, hand-engraved rooster, or cockerel. Made by the highly collected Sanborn's silver workshop circa 1960. The well-known studio was founded by Frank and Walter Sanborn in Mexico City circa 1903. 3 7/8" H.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a 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 1932. Fitted in original silk- and- velvet-lined box. 3 1/4" L. each pick
Beautifully stylized Danish sterling silver spill jigger. The elegant form, with its looped handle and an applied pendant grape cluster, was made by Aage Weimar in Denmark circa 1960. A fine, scarce example. Weimar, the son of the famous silver designer Evald Nielsen, opened his workshop in Copenhagen in 1936 and was active until mid-1960's. 4 3/4" L.
Very nice quality sterling silver mixer spoon in the Royal Danish pattern. The long spoon with its sculptural finial in this pattern was introduced by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut in 1939. 12 3/8" L.
Very fine quality julep- cup-form heavy sterling silver Derby jigger. A horseshoe applique is upon the side of the two-ounce jigger, hand-engraved 1952. Relief edging with floral detail on the base completes the design. Made by the well-known Louisville jeweler Brown Waterhouse Kaiser. Marks beneath: Official Kentucky Derby Jigger Sterling, BWK. 2 1/4" H.
Sterling silver flask funnel is completely hammered with a rolled-edge rim at its top. The fan-shape form has a geometric Art Deco applique at its center. Made by the Webster Silver Co. of North Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. 2 3/4" W., 3 1/8" H.
A rare find. Set-of-six sword cocktail picks are each silver gilt and created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the Sword of Mercy design which was one of the three ceremonial swords used in the coronation ceremony, the other two being the Sword of Spiritual Justice and the Sword of Temporal Justice. The design symbolizes the transfer of the kingdom into the care of the Queen. Picks are fitted in their original silk- and red velvet-lined case. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1952, along with the coronation mark. 3 5/8" L. each pick
Figural Champagne whisk in the form of a miniature Champagne bottle. The sterling silver whisk pulls out for use. Popular in Europe to stir up bubbles or mixing an individual cocktail. European, circa 1950's. 4 3/4" L. open
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1375377 (stock #683)
A rare-to-find, complete Japanese Export Silver cocktail service. The fine service consists of a cocktail shaker with six cups, each gilded within, along with their original tray. Hammered surfaces of each component have bamboo stalks and foliage in relief. The bamboo is further enhanced with hand-chased detail. All are marked sterling beneath and made for export circa 1920. The set is nearly identical to a bamboo silver shaker with cups (that are lacking a tray) that belonged to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which is currently in the collection of the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. 9 1/4" H. shaker; 2 3/8" H. each cup; 9 5/8" W. tray. ***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.***
Georg Jensen sterling silver ice tongs in the Acanthus pattern designed by Johan Rohde in 1917. Stamped with Jensen marks for Denmark 1933-'44. Nice spring mechanism. 6" L.
Most unusual sterling silver Art Deco era teaspoon. Fashioned as a detailed tennis racket with tennis ball. The stem has a row of foliates. A wonderful example for the tennis enthusiast. Fully hallmarked: James Fenton, Birmingham 1931. 4 5/8" L.
Set-of-six sterling silver cocktail swords in their original box. A whimsical idea which Tiffany updated as in the American Civil War they actually made presentation swords which were inscribed and given to officers between 1861 and 1865. This set ideal for skewering your cocktail olive. Circa 1950's. 2 1/2" L. each pick
English sterling silver Art Deco box with an engine-turned, hinged top. The cover is highlighted by geometric designs along with stepped extensions upon the sides. A handsome box; wood lined. Hallmarks: Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1934. 2 1/8" H., 3 3/4" W., 6" L.