Handsome mid-century cufflinks made by the well-known David Andersen workshop of Oslo, Norwway circa 1950's. The sterling silver gilded pair are enameled in black along with white in an engined pattern. 3/8" W., 3/4" L. each
Lushly enameled Scandinavian cufflinks. Gilded sterling silver, Modernist design. Made by the Aksel Holmsen workshop in Norway, circa 1940's. 1/2" W., 7/8" L.
Lovely Secession-design florals in relief adorn the entire large snuff box. A central oval medallion with beaded edging completes the heavy 800 Fine Silver box. Germany circa 1920. 2 1/8" W., 3" L., 7/8" H.
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern calendar frame. The frame, in the larger of two sizes it was made in, depicts signs of the zodiac in relief. Impressed marks upon the back, Tiffany Studios, New York, 1943. An example is pictured in Tiffany Desk Sets, by Holland, page 32. 7 1/8" H., 8 1/8" W.; 3 3/4" H., 4 3/4" W. photo
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1413229 (stock #790)
Art- Deco-era cocktail shaker with concentrically stepped body and incised banding on top jigger cap. French circa 1930's. 9 3/8" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
Fine Art Deco, Modernist, Danish silver pastry server made by the well-regarded Grann & Laglye workshop of Copenhagen. The partially hammered form, with its stylized blossom finial, is set with a cabochon amethyst. Stunning design by this silversmith founded by Johannes L. Grann and Johannes Laglye in 1906. Hallmarks: Grann & Laglye, 1927, along with Assay Master, Christian F. Heise and retailer, F. Hingelberg. An example of the server in the collection of the Brohan Museum, Berlin, is seen on page 194 of Metallkunst. This book of the Museum collection names the designer as Georg Thylstrup. 7 5/8" L.
Tiffany sterling silver 1- and 2-ounce measure cocktail jigger. Incised band a tthe center signifies the measure. A scarce example from this famous maker. New York circa 1950's. 2 1/8" H.
Beautifully presented in their original velvet- and silk-lined case. The set-of-six sterling silver Arts & Crafts tots, or shot glasses, were retailed by the famous Mappin & Webb Goldsmiths & Silversmiths at 2 Queen Victoria St., London. Each loop-handle-form tot is hallmarked: Charles Edwards, London 1905. 2 1/8" W., 1 1/2" H. each
Exceptional, large Chinese export fine silver dragons cocktail shaker. Two undulating dragons wrap around the cocktail shaker as well as the strainer section. Each expressive figure, with wildly splayed toes and mouths agape, have detailed scales, all upon a textured silver background. Hand-chased accents enhance the form. Marks beneath for the Zeewo workshop of Shanghai, circa 1920. 10 3/8" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
Sweet, stylized bronze diving terrier from the Hagenauer workshop of Vienna, Austria. The striking Modernist form, for which Hagenauer is so well-known, is mounted upon an oval base. Signed beneath Hagenauer Wien along with workshop mark. Austria circa 1930's. 2" L.
Exceptional Frederick- Carder-era Steuben Blue Aurene bowl, or compote. The footed form, with a column that supports the lustrous blue bowl, has onion-skin edging along with purple and metallic highlights. Signed beneath Aurene with Carder's design number 2760. A drawing of the design is seen on the Carder Steuben Club website. 10 1/8" W., 4 1/2" H.
Tall pair of Steuben Frederick- Carder-era Pomona Green candlesticks. The elegant form, with its ribbed, baluster-and-knop column, has an optic-swirl foot as well as candle cup. Original drawing for this design number 6110 is seen on page 164 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." Acid stamp Steuben signature beneath each. 12" H.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has as 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 1948. Fitted in original velvet-lined box. 3 1/4" L. each
Mid-century cocktail bar spoon designed by Alphonse La Paglia. The long, sterling silver spoon, with its curved ebony handle, has a central mask design. A fine quality example made by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut circa 1952. An example is pictured in "Jensen Silver, The American Designs," page 149. 12" L.
American sterling silver condiment pot in the form of a drum. The detailed drum was made by the R. Blackinton silver workshop of Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. The realistic design has a pair drumsticks upon the cover and is complete with its red crystal liner and original silver condiment spoon. 3 1/8" H., 3 1/8" W.; 5 1/8" L. spoon
Rare sterling silver "Wet Your Whistle" cocktail jigger. The figural jigger in the form of an actual whistle is fully functional as such when blown! Marked upon its side for both 1- and 2-oz. measure increments. Stamped marks within for the Napier workshop, as well as sterling. Connecticut, circa 1930's. A very fine accoutrement for collectors of the finest. Napier is known among collectors for creating some of the most highly sought bar accessories, including the famous, original Penguin cocktail shaker. 4" L.
Realistically detailed Vienna cold-painted bronze bulldog. The well-defined body shows crisp texture and muscle tone as well as a defined rib cage, which is painted cream white and brindle. A dark red collar is upon the dog's neck. Stamped Austria along with Franz Bergmann Foundry stamp and mark of Bergmann retailer Karl Fehrman. Early to mid 1900's. 3 7/8" H., 6 1/4" L.
Alternating vertical and horizontal relief geometric borders enhance the box with its flanking Art Deco handles. A domed cover has an Art Deco turned wood finial. The silvered Art Deco design was made in England circa 1925. 3 1/8" W., 6" L., 4 3/8" H.