Steuben Cluthra glass vase in apple green. Nice example with a gradation of color as well as radiating bubbles. Green becomes more intense at edge of bubbles. Frederick Carder's classic form number 2683 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 268. Circa 1920's. 8 1/4" H., 7 1/2" W.
Steuben compote, or footed bowl, in Blue Aurene on Calcite glass. The flaring form has lustrous blue iridescence. A variation of Frederick Carder's design number 8393 as illustrated on page 177 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner; circa 1920's. 2 7/8" H., 6" W.
Lovely Art Deco tray is perfect for cocktails or serving. The oval form has concentrically stepped rising borders. Ends are flanked by complementing macassar wood handles. Made in France circa 1925. 14 1/4" W., 21 5/8" L.
Steuben Cluthra glass in the form of a goblet. The Art Deco example, with its hexagonal top, is shaded from Gold Ruby to white with internal bubbles. The footed glass is Frederick Carder's design number 6909, as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 194; circa 1920's. 6 1/2" H.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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".
Stunning Secession design. The body of the copper wine or Champagne cooler is hammered. The brass top with its openwork patterns has Secession florette, as well as geometric forms. Energetic flanking brass handles have a central bead element. Made in Germany circa 1905. 9 3/4" H., 11" W.
Modernist cocktail mixer designed by Carl Conrad Braun for the International Silver Co. circa 1940. From a group of designs created by Braun known as the Tropical Line. The designs evoked Scandinavian influence or incorporated tropical forms. Retains its original pineapple-finial- and leaf- paddle-form mixing spoon. An example of this elegant mixer, with stepped base and rounded Modernist lines, was featured in the exhibit "Modernism in American Silver" curated by the Dallas Museum of Art. Pictured in the book associated with the exhibition culled from the museum's permanent collection, page 146. 11" H.
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This streamlined Modernist cocktail shaker with built-in strainer was made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1934. The top cap is designed as a convenient drinking cup. A scarce example from this firm which made some of the most highly sought shakers, including the original Penguin design. 9" 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.***
Fine Art Nouveau silver and enamel brooch with two large, heart-shape foliates in lush blue-to-green enamels. The hearts are surrounded by additional stylized foliates in relief. The firm, founded by Ernest Murrle of Pforzheim and J.B. Bennett of London, was active 1896-1914, creating Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts design jewelry. The works were often sold by Liberty & Co. in London at turn-of-the-century. Signed with the workshop's MBCo logo along with silver mark. Made in Pforzheim circa 1900. 3/4" W., 1 5/8" L., 2 7/8" L. with pin.
Set of three gun- shell-form cocktail jiggers, each engraved: "Big Shot" (2-oz.); "Just A Shot" (1 /1/2-oz.); and, "Little Shot" (1-oz.). Each silvered jigger is gilded upon the bottom as well as within. Made in Italy circa 1930's.
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Nice quality British cocktail shaker made by Mappin & Webb of London & Sheffield circa 1930's. The interior houses a prong-form citrus piercer. 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.***
Lovely double-end silver egg cup decorated with detailed panels depicting open-winged eagles and florettes. Stamped 1st standard Minerva mark for 950 Fine Silver along with maker mark. France circa 1890. 1 5/8" W., 2" H.