Designed to accommodate two bottles, the elongated, quatrefoil form was made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1930's. The cooler is attached to its own stand and has a bale handle for carrying ease. Fine quality and a difficult-to-find size. Firm's marks at base edge. 7" W., 12 1/4" L., 28" H. to handle
Simply wonderful. Carved wooden ocean liner is a holder for set-of-six silver and enamel flags cocktail picks. Each pick has a hook to allow it to rest upon a glass. A central silver smoke- stack-form holder rests on the ship and contains three wooden dice in red, white and blue. Stamped marks upon each flag for 835 fine silver. Germany circa 1940's. 4 1/4" H. with picks, 4 1/4" L.
Antique English sterling silver whistle, completely hand-chased with scrolling foliates. Maintains its pea within and in working order. Fully hallmarked: William Vale & Sons, Birmingham 1908. Chatelaine ring is adorned with a silver sixpence coin dated 1889 with a profile of Queen Victoria upon its front. 1 5/8" L. whistle; 2 1/2" with coin
Highly stylized Doulton Lambeth Art Nouveau stoneware vase with robust, interlacing, tube-lined florals and vines. The tall, baluster form has energetic decoration in olive greens, light blues and sienna in relief against a mottled, rich blue and olive ground. Among artist marks are those of well-known Florence E. Barlow. The artist won many awards at exhibitions throughout her longevity at the Lambeth pottery, active 1873-1909. Impressed workshop marks along with date mark for 1904. 15" H.
Cut and enameled Art Deco black harlequin-pattern decanter. A tall, squared enamel stopper completes the bold design. Ideal whisky decanter size. Czechoslovakia circa 1930. 9" H., 4 1/2" W.
Stunning design! A robust wide band of foliates in high relief encircles the wine, or Champagne cooler. Curving handles with scroll elements further enhance the elegant form. Made by the Orivit workshop, well-known for fine Art Nouveau design in Cologne, Germany circa 1910. 9 1/4" H., 11 1/2" W. to handles
Relief swirl pattern on the body of this quality design. Made in Germany by the well-known firm, WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) circa 1930's. 7 3/4" H. ***Long established as 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.***
Very nice American wild boar tusk corkscrew. Large mounted silver cap has finely hand-chased florals. Nice naturally mottled gradation of tone upon the tusk. Silver workshop marks for John Hasselbring of New York circa 1900, known for quality wine and bar accoutrements. Walker bell feature. 5" W., 5 5/8" L.
Carved mother-of-pearl handles and sterling silver letter opener and magnifier. Opener: Mappin & Webb, Sheffield 1866. Magnifier: Charles Boyton, Sheffield 1902.
"Tak-A-Shot" cocktail bar shot glass set in the form of a bullet. The bullet lifts away from its base to reveal a set-of-four stacking shot jiggers. Each marked "Made in Occupied Japan," circa 1940's. 2 1/4" H.
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Most unusual example of a recipes cocktail shaker. The Art Deco form, with its concentrically stepped mid-strainer section, has an applique shield, titled "Recettes De Cocktails." It has engraved recipes for seven cocktails, including: Side Car, Bronx, Rose and Dry Martini. A fine example for the collector. France circa 1930's. 8 1/4" H. ***Long established as 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.***
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Purely classic in design. British cocktail shaker with notch-edge detail, made by the famous Mappin & Webb of London and Sheffield, circa 1930. 7 1/4" H. ***Long established as 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.***
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern letter, or paper rack. The two-section holder depicts signs of the zodiac in detailed relief. Impressed upon the base: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1009. Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 23. 2 1/2" D., 9 1/2" W., 6 1/2" H.
Antique French amethyst crystal, hexagonal-cut wax seal. Adorned with a detailed, chased foliate silver mount. The uninscribed end is a bevel-cut amethyst crystal as well. A chatelaine ring comletes the seal design. France circa 1880. 1 1/2" L.
A spirited chromium gentleman adorned in top hat and tails leans upon a red Bakelite post. The whimsical figure stands alongside a cocktail picks holder, each mounted upon a macassar-wood base. A set-of-twelve cherry-top picks rests within the holder. Made in France circa 1930's. 5 7/8" H., 5 7/8" W.
Nice wild boar tusk corkscrew with naturally mottled gradation of tones. Sterling silver filagree leaf mounts are upon each end. American circa 1900. 5" W., 4 1/4" L.
Crystal combination cocktail shaker and mixer, finely cut with a rooster, or cockerel up its side. Intricate cutting shows fine feather detail along with incised, banded accents on the vessel. Wonderful, practical design that has a sterling silver top for shaking. Upon removal, the shaker converts to a mixer with its pouring lip and strainer. The best of both worlds! American circa 1930's. 7 1/4" H. ***Long established as 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.***
High Art Deco concentrically stepped, footed bowl designed by Keith Murray for Mappin & Webb. The cocktail bowl is ideal for olives, cherries or other condiments. The freelance New Zealand artist created designs for Wedgwood as well in the 1930's. 4 5/8" W., 1 7/8" H.