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.
Nice quality crystal cocktail mixer with a detailed, cut rooster, or cockerel upon its side. Cut, banded foliates complete the design. A flattened sterling silver spout allows for graceful pouring. American circa 1930. 6 1/4" H.
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
Lovely set-of-six Val St. Lambert wine, or water goblets. The cased glasses are in the famous Belgian workshop's well-known red, or rose color. Each is cut in vertical, elongated ovals, alternating with rising, long-stemmed florettes. Five-sided, tapering stems are geometrically cut. Each of the fine quality, mid-century goblets is 7 3/4" H.
Whimsical cocktail-picks stand in the form of a wooden bar with crocodile-texture covering. The bar with its chromium-mounted top counter is a stand for six figural picks. Five picks are designed as different liquor bottles and one is a cocktail shaker. Made by Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 5" W., 4 1/2" H.
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.
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
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.
A whimsical, figural cocktail stirrer in the form of a golf club. Made by the Alvin Corporation, which was acquired by Gorham in 1928. Silver-plated and made in Rhode Island circa 1930. 8 1/2" L.
Handsome, crocodile-wrapped, sterling silver whisky flask. Sterling silver drinking cup removes for convenience and is gilded within. Bayonet-design, hinge-top cap. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1893. 3 1/4" W., 5 3/4" H.
Charming Hagenauer horse bottle stopper. The silvered brass figure is in the stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the top of the round base with the firm's marks, as well as "Made in Austria"; circa 1930. 2 1/2" H. figure
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.
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.
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
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.
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