Wonderful mechanical ice, or olive tongs with blue enamel top. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharning workshop circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 9 1/8" L.
Nice quality and design. Silver-plated mechanical tongs with royal blue enamel top for ice or olives. Made in Norway by Aksel Holmsen circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 8" L.
British glass "cock"-tail shaker with an etched rooster, or cockerel upon its side. The silvered mount features a pouring spout with an internal strainer. Incised bandings further enhance the unusual example. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield, circa 1930's. 9 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 ***
Elegant Italian cut-crystal cocktail mixer with a silver mount. The mount has a pattern of scrolling foliates with flaring pouring lip as well as ice strainer shield. Crystal is deeply cut into squared panels with circular centers. Signed with maker mark of Nerdi Mauro along with 800 fine silver mark. Florence circa 1960's. 9 1/2" H.
Whimsical butterscotch Bakelite dice holder. Set-of-six multi-color Bakelite dice-mounted cocktail picks rest within. France circa 1930's. 1 1/2" square holder; 3 1/4" L. each pick
Prohibition-era glass dumbbell cocktail shaker in ruby red. A silvered cap and strainer are mounted upon its top. These highly collected glass dumbbells were created in clear glass as well as in a variety of colors. Ruby red is among the most desirable for collectors of these whimsical, figural forms. American; circa 1930's. 13" L. *** 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 ***
Lovely Art Deco tray is perfect for cocktails or serving. The oval form has concentrically stepped rising borders. Ends are flanked by complementing macassar wood handles. Made in France circa 1925. 14 1/4" W., 21 5/8" L.
Whimsical barrel-form holder houses four stacking cocktail bar shot glasses. The black enameled barrel has oxidized brass bandings. Top scenic emblem reads: Fort Dearborn, Century of Progress, 1833-Chicago-1933. Chromium shots, as well as barrel, are all marked Germany; circa 1930's. 2 1/4" H.
Wonderful Art Deco-era design. Root- beer-colored Bakelite cocktail muddler/stirrer stand is fashioned with a ship's wheel. The mottled-tone wheel, with its ivory-colored handles, actually turns. A column holds the set-of-six stirrers. Made in France circa 1940's. 6 1/4" H.
Set-of-six multi-color, enameled and sterling silver "cock"-tail picks. The picks, with feather detail upon the reverse, are fitted in their silk- and velvet-lined case. Made in England circa 1930. 3 1/8" L. each pick
Whimsical cocktail-picks stand in the form of a wooden bar. The bar with its chromium-mounted top counter is a stand for six figural picks. Five picks are designed as different liquor bottles complete with labels, and one is a cocktail shaker. This wonderful example retains its original recipe booklet which suspends from the bar. Made by the Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 5" W., 4 1/2" H.
Unusual chromium cocktail picks stand with angular supports has slots for twelve suspended Bakelite cherry picks. France circa 1930's. 4" L., 3 1/2" H.
Quite whimsical and unusual. The mini- cocktail- shaker-form holder is enameled in green with an enamel black band on brass. The top removes to reveal a set-of-six cherry-mounted cocktail picks that rest within their designated slots. Made in Germany circa 1930's. 4 1/4" H.
Highly sought by collectors! The "Foursome" cocktail shaker set rests within its own fitted wooden base holder, or tantalus. Each recipe-dial top with a rotating arrow offers ten cocktail selections, including Bronx, Clover Club, Side Car and Martini. The holder's handle pushes downward for carrying or shaking the group all at once. Each shaker has an internal, side-pour strainer lip. When inverted, the shaker tops serve as drinking cups. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1934. 6 1/4" H. each shaker. 9" H. holder. ***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 design! Lovely Mappin & Webb Prince's Plate teapot made in Sheffield circa 1938. The concentrically stepped form was designed by Keith Murray. this well-known New Zealand artist was commissioned by Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood to create fine high Art Deco wares. Illustrated in "Keith Murray," by Stephen Johnson, page 121. 6 1/4" H.
Unusual example for the golf collector. A Penfold golf ball is mounted to support a 1 1/2-oz. cocktail jigger. Golf ball is a patented Penfold design with an enamel "clubs" symbol. These golf balls were also offered with diamonds, hearts and spades. A Penfold golf ball was used by James Bond to defeat Goldfinger. Made in England circa 1930's. 3 1/2" H.
Art Deco condiment bowl for cherries or olives has a set-of-six cocktail picks that suspend from its side. A nice example with its red Bakelite-mounted column as well as Bakelite picks. The mount on each pick has a curled stem. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 7/8" H. overall, 4 1/4" W.
Whimsical Art Deco cocktail picks set with a painted metal golfer. He upholds a club as he looks for his ball, which has landed atop his cap. At one side is a mounted flag and at the other is a holder with six golf-ball mounted cocktail picks. All stand upon a macassar wood base. The narrative set was most likely made by Sudre, known for unusual figural cocktail accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 5" L., 5 7/8" H.