Steuben Art Deco-era Martini goblet designed by Frederick Carder circa 1920. The fine example is in Rosaline glass with a twist-stem and foot in Alabaster glass. Carder's original design number 760 for this form is illustrated on page 195 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." 5 1/2" H.
Nice example of a Frederick Carder-designed Steuben sherbet complete with it's underplate. The Gold Aurene example has lustrous highlights in silvery blue, aqua and violet. Signed beneath each piece, "Aurene" along with the Carder design number 2680; circa 1920. 6 1/8" W. plate; 4" H. with sherbet
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.
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.
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
Lovely classic English rectangular tray with rounded corners.The rising curved border has fluted banding. Flanking open handles have a foliate relief design along with fluted detail. Made by James Dixon & Son in Sheffield circa 1910. Bears retailer mark for Finnegans of Manchester. 16 1/2" W., 26 3/4" L.
Lovely set of "cock"-tail picks fashioned as roosters, or cockerels. Each lushly enameled in green, yellow and red upon both sides and mounted on sterling silver stems. The set-of-six is fitted in its burgundy velvet- and- silk-lined case with Harrods London mark; circa 1930's. 3 1/2" 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
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.
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Elegant Danish Modernist cocktail shaker. Jigger top cap has a swirling bead-and-foliate pattern in relief. The shoulder of the strainer section has a rounded border with complementing elements. Made in Denmark circa 1930's. 7 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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Impeccable quality and design. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield circa 1930. The entire cocktail shaker has an engine-turned basket-weave pattern upon it. Elegant! 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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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.***
Nice quality and design. Silver-plated mechanical tongs with blue enamel mounts. Beneath the lush enamel work is an engine-turned pattern. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharning workshop circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 6 1/4" L.
Art Deco condiment bowl for olives has a set-of-six cocktail picks that suspend from its side. A scarce example in green, as these sets, with their Bakelite mounts, were more often made in red for cherries. 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.
A raised, pierced gallery surrounds the large, oval tray. Chased borders have foliates along with spiral designs upon its surface. Cast, notched handles flank the form, which is supported by bun feet. Made by Walker & Hall in Sheffield circa 1890. 16 1/2" W., 27" L.
The large oval-format tray is extensively chased with cascading garlands, medallion and foliates. The sides have a pierced, raised gallery. A central shield is chased with complementing designs along with urn elements. Decorative cast handles flank the tray which is supported by six bun feet. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield circa 1890. 18" W., 27" L.
Stunning Art Nouveau design. Sterling silver and enamel pendant from the well-known Charles Horner workshop. An openwork medallion has Vienna Secession influence elements along with a central set pearl. A round suspension rises above and two droplets are below. Rich enamels are in royal blue, green and aqua with a delicate floral pattern seen beneath. Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester 1917. 2 1/2" H. suspension to droplets
Stunning English tray with an open gallery. The tray, with elaborately hand-chased florals, has gently curved sides along with curving, notched corners. Boldy, concentrically beaded handles flank the form. Unusual, ornately cast feet with a mustachioed face support the design. Made by Mark Willis & Son in Sheffield circa 1880. 2 3/4" H., 15" W., 27" L.