Vienna Secession design frame made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1907. Reticulated circular and geometric patterns enhance the curving top. Josef Hoffman-inspired spiral forms adorn the rectangular frame's corner supports. Firm's marks upon the bottom edge. 7 1/4" W., 6 1/8" H.; 5 3/4" W., 4" H. photo
Hagenauer bronze fawn sculpture, or seal. Nicely stylized, whimsical form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the base, "Made in Austria," along with the Hagenauer workshop mark. A photo of the fawn is in "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer, Wein VII," an early catalogue, page 4. Made in Austria circa 1928. 2 1/2" 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. Silverplated and made in Rhode Island circa 1930. 8 1/2" L.
Fine quality and lovely design. Heavy sterling silver candle snuffer with a blossom finial designed by Alphonse La Paglia and made by the International Silver Co. circa 1952. La Paglia was commissioned to create designs for Georg Jensen USA to retail in their New York shop from 1948-1951. Pictured in "Jensen Silver: The American Designs," page 144. 11 1/4" L.
Figural "Bucket Full" jigger with pivoting bale handle has markings for up to 4 oz. of liquid measure. Incised bandings and a pouring lip complete the whimsical design. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 4 3/4" H. to handle
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1380490 (stock #700)
Classic and elegant Tiffany & Co. Makers Art- Deco-era cocktail shaker. The large form has raised, banded detail upon its cap and strainer section. Unusual strainer design has holes pierced in a stylized florette pattern. Stamped beneath: 3 pints, along with Tiffany marks, circa 1930's. 10 3/4" 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 ***
Stunning antique sterling silver and enamel butterfly brooch. The detailed lilac wings, with veining in black, have iridescent green patterns along with a green body. Made by the John Atkins & Sons workshop, well-known for their fine silver and enamel jewelry. Fully hallmarked: John Atkins, Birmingham 1915. 2 1/4" W., 1 1/8" 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.
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
Aqua enamel and sterling silver handle magnifier. Engine-turned pattern beneath enamel work. Hallmarks: John H. Potter, Sheffield 1904. 3" W., 7" L.
Stunning high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand. Reticulated whiplash Art Nouveau florals and vines ramble about the form. Pinched wave edges complete the design, which is supported by a raised bevel foot. Made in Germany circa 1900. 3 1/8": H., 4 3/8" W.
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.
Lovely Art Deco-era, hexagonal-form pill box. The box, with gilded interior, has a central basket of florals as well as foliate detail upon the sides. Marks for 800 fine silver. Made in Germany circa 1920. 1 1/8" W., 1 5/8" L.
Lovely antique butterfly brooch, the wings lushly enameled in royal blue with a green body. Additional highlights are present in red and green. A detailed, butterfly-wing pattern is found beneath the enamel work. Made by John Atkins & Sons, well-known for their fine silver and enamel jewelry. Fully hallmarked : John Atkins, Birmingham 1915. 1 1/4" x 5/8".
Whimsical silver jigger with enamel stoplights to direct you. Green-Go, Yellow-Caution, Red-Stop. Made in Rhode Island by the Alvin Silver Co. circa 1960's. 2 1/2" H.
Whimsical Art Deco-era golf club cocktail picks set. Each sterling silver golf club cocktail pick is fully hallmarked: F.W. Girdlestone, Birmingham 1928. The set-of-five rest within their holder fashioned as a leather golf bag complete with side strap. Wonderful example for the collector. 3 1/2" H., 3 1/4" L. each pick