Fine in both quality and design. The tall, hand-hammered Chinese export silver shot glass has a detailed, hand-chased dragon applique that wraps about the circumference. A vacant medallion applique further enhances the design. Made by the Wing On silver workshop of Hong Kong circa 1920. 2 1/8" H.
Pure Art Deco in design. The wine, or Champagne cooler is boldly, concentrically stepped. Sides are flanked with graduated dual loop handles. Made in France circa 1930's. 7 5/8" H., 10" W. to handles
Pair of fine figural Art Nouveau candelabra. Polished pewter maidens representing Day and Night. One figure with eyes gazing forward while the companion gazes downward. Naturalistic lily pad bases support the whispy figures each grasping vine-like stems; candle cups rest at their top. Made by Argentor in Austria circa 1905. Firm's marks upon bases. 13" H, 6 3/4 W".
Fine example of an early Sabino Art Deco vase in the "Les Aras" pattern. The golden amber glass depicts molded macaws perched among circular Art Deco patterns. Illustrated in the 'Catalogue Raisonne' of Sabino. Made in France circa 1927. Intaglio signature Sabino Paris upon base. 8 1/4" H.
A rare cocktail shaker in the form of a carved whiskey barrel. Relief carving depicts nine different Dutch scenes of drinkers imbibing in festive colonial merriment. Top unscrews to reveal a pierced side-pour strainer. Impressed marks beneath for the Barbour Silver Plate Co., Connecticut circa 1925. Barbour was a division of the International Silver Co. as were firms that produced the famous Lighthouse and Golf-Bag shakers. Superb example for the collector of figurals. 7 1/4" H, 4" W. ***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 Bruckmann silver four piece coffee and tea service designed by Josef M. Lock. Each vertically lobed piece with tiered dome top mounted with ebonized wooden handles is hand-hammered; cream & sugar with gilded interiors. Made in 1919 in the renowned Bruckmann & Sohne workshop in Heilbronn, Germany. 800 Fine Silver as well as firm's marks and retailer beneath. Another example of this service is in the permanent collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. Pictured page 77 in the museum's book "Metallkunst." Peter Bruckmann, director of the silver workshop was the first president of the Deutscher Werkbund founded in 1907. Dimensions: 7 3/4" H. Coffeepot; 6 3/4" H. Teapot; 4 1/4" H., Creamer; 4 3/4" H. Sugar
Nineteenth-century, hinged wine bottle holder. The lovely, classic design opens to allow placement of the bottle and when closed, handles meet to allow pouring. The silvered holder has hallmarks of the William Hutton & Sons workshop of Sheffield circa 1890. Accommodates Pinot Noir-, Chardonnay-, Syrah- type bottles. 10 1/4" H.
Beautifully stylized mid-century Modernist wine bottle holder. The silvered, curving form, with its rattan-covered handle, was made in Germany for the Eisenberg-Lozano Co. circa 1960's. This firm was founded in New York in 1953 by Arthur Eisenberg and Neal Lozano. 3 3/4" W., 6 3/4" L., 8 1/2" H.
High Art Deco, geometrically stepped, octagonal Boch pottery vase. The most unusual example is pierced upon two top levels to allow floral stems to be arranged in tiers as they are suspended in water within the vase. Alternating black and gold glazed panels have vibrant, stylized Art Deco florals in yellow, white, aqua and orange. Signed beneath: Ch. Catteau, Boch Keramis, D 1128. Made in Belgium circa 1927. 6 1/2" H., 8" W.
Edwardian chased sterling silver snuff box. Top has scrolling, chased foliates around a central leaf-form cartouche. Gilded interior. Hallmarks: Adie & Lovekin, Birmingham 1904. 3/8" H., 1 1/2" W., 2 1/2" L.
Lovely, undulating Art Nouveau brass photo frame. The fluid design has interlacing strapwork as well as curved elements. An unusual example, European circa 1900. 7 1/4" W., 9 1/2" H; 4" W., 6 1/2" H. photo
Antique stoneware match striker fashioned as a golfball. The Victorian striker has a sterling silver mount hallmarked: Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd, Chester 1895. Pottery is signed with the "Sands of Time" logo used by the firm, which was founded in 1869. A fine early example for the collector of golf items. 1 1/2" W., 1 3/8" H.
British glass "cock"-tail shaker with an etched rooster, or cockerel upon its side. The silvered mount features a pouring spout with an internal strainer. Incised bandings further enhance the unusual example. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield, circa 1930's. 9 1/4" 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 ***
Unusual French silver tastevin, or wine taster, fashioned by a skilled silversmith from a 5-franc coin. The rim of the hand-hammered bowl, made from the actual edge of the coin, reads, "Dieu Protege La France" (God Protect France). The base of the tastevin is set with a 1919 1-franc coin and the handle is fashioned from a 1916 50-centimes coin. Nice example for the collector, circa 1920. 2" W., 2 3/4" L.
Rich cobalt blue Imperial Glass vase decorated within with lead lustre. Vibrant contrast of the iridescent copper orange against blue on the classic form is stunning. Made in Ohio circa 1920's. 6 3/8" H.
Lovely high French Art Deco tray. Rectangular form with gently curing sides. Beautifully detailed cast geometric open handles flank the ends. A relief notch pattern enhances the raised borders. Impeccable quality. Made in France by Orfevrerie Perrin, circa 1925. 12 1/4" W., 21 3/4" L.
Very fine, large WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler. Each of the tri-form sides depicts in high relief a different castle from the Rhine and Mosel Valleys. The castles are nestled among naturalistic landscapes in deep relief as well. Three pierced handles adorn the top section. Firm's marks beneath. Made in Germany circa 1900. 11 1/2" H., 9 1/4" W. at handles
Lovely oval, hammered brass tray made the the well-known WMF (Wurttembergisch Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Reticulated rivet-and-strapwork Art Nouveau handles complete the design. 9 1/4" W., 16 1/2" L.