Unusual, whimsical sterling silver cocktail jigger. One-, two- and three-oz. cocktail measure increments are indicated by Lady's, Man's and a detailed engraved pig, or hog for over-indulgence. Made by the Blackington silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. 2 1/2" 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
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.
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
Sterling silver English engine-turned geometric Champagne, or cocktail, swizzle. Push upward from bottom to reveal a multi-purpose swizzle to stir that perfect cocktail, or bubbles in Champagne. A chatelaine ring is upon the end. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1975. 3 1/8" L., 4 7/8" extended
Sterling silver footed dish or bowl designed by Alphonse La Paglia for Georg Jensen U.S.A. circa 1948. The oval-form bowl, with applied blossom-and-bead detail, rests upon a reticulated, foliate-and-bead foot. The stunning form is among designs created by La Paglia for Jensen U.S.A. between 1948 and 1951. His designs abruptly halted due to his untimely passing. 1 5/8" H., 3 3/4" W., 5" L.
Nice quality sterling Tiffany & Co. "Spill Jigger." Raised step-design circumference marks 1- or- 2-ounce measure. Rest upon top of a glass or cocktail shaker. Fill with desired amount of liquid and simply flip, or spill, into awaiting receptacle beneath. Marks: Tiffany & Co.; Sterling. New York circa 1940's. 5 1/2" L.
Fine pair of modernist silver candlesticks designed by Alphonse La Paglia. La Paglia created designs for Georg Jensen USA. Upon the closing of the Jensen USA store, his designs were continued by the International Silver Co. of Meriden Connecticut until his untimely death in 1953. Marks: La Paglia Designed; International; Sterling. Illustrated on page 125 in "Jensen Silver, The American Designs." 3 5/8" W., 4 3/4" H.
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
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.
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.