Lovely old Sheffield plate wine funnel with a gadroon-wave border. The hand-pierced strainer completes the design and detaches for cleaning. Sheffield circa 1830. 3 1/2" W., 5" L.
Very nice quality sterling silver mixer spoon in the Royal Danish pattern. The long spoon with its sculptural finial in this pattern was introduced by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut in 1939. 12 3/8" L.
Tall Art Nouveau wine, or Champagne cooler. The elegant, bold form has open, sweeping handles with Vienna Secession elements. Stylized Jugendstil florals are in relief within a panel about its circumference. The nickel-on-brass cooler was made in Germany circa 1905. 11 1/4" H., 9 1/2" W. to handles
Elegant late Georgian-era sterling silver and crystal potpourri box. Hallmarks: Thomas Diller, London 1835, along with sovereign head mark for William IV. Heavy silver engined pattern top has an elaborately reticulated and chased scrollwork panel. A medallion with an engraved egret crest is at its center. A fine early box. 1 1/2" H., 1 1/2" W., 5 1/8" L.
Lovely British cocktail tray with open sweeping Art Nouveau handles. The round form has applique work beneath the extended handles and is supported by three bun feet. Made by John Collyer in Birmingham circa 1905. 14" W.
Steuben candlesticks with wide bases in Pomona Green are an optic swirl pattern. The broadly flaring tops are optic ribbed and in Amber glass. A stunning color combination in Frederick Carder's original design number 3581, circa 1920. A drawing for this form is illustrated on page 162 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner. 5 7/8" H.
Quite elegant silver dinner bell. The bell has a beautifully cast fleur-de-lys handle. A finely detailed border with heart-shape foliates completes the design. Impressed marks for Florence as well as 800 Fine Silver circa 1940's. 5" H.
Stunning high Art Nouveau sterling silver photo frame. Robust undulating florals and vines in high relief ramble about the textured surface. The frame with rounded corners is curved at its top. Retains original blue velvet backing. Hallmarks: Francis Webb, Birmingham 1904. 5 5/8" W., 8" H.; 3 5/8" W.,5 1/4" H., photo
Lovely English Art Nouveau sterling silver snuff box. An elegant Alphonse Mucha influence maiden with cascading hair is in relief upon the top. Interior is gilded. Hallmarks: Cornelius Saunders & James Shepherd, Birmingham 1902. 1" H., 2 1/4" W.
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British cocktail shaker, classic in design with an added surprise element. The top removes to reveal an internal citrus reamer. Invert and extract the essence of your favorite citrus for a perfect cocktail. Made by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, circa 1930. 8 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.***
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1377852 (stock #690)
Bold form with notched architectural elements in relief about the circumference. Interior features a wafer-form strainer which lifts out for convenience. A ball finial completes the top cap. Denmark circa 1930's. 8 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.***
Scarce example of a cocktail recipe jigger made by Napier. The bucket-form jigger has detailed recipes with measure increments for both a Martini and a Manhattan. Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 2/3" H.
Very fine quality julep- cup-form heavy sterling silver Derby jigger. A horseshoe applique is upon the side of the two-ounce jigger, hand-engraved 1952. Relief edging with floral detail on the base completes the design. Made by the well-known Louisville jeweler Brown Waterhouse Kaiser. Marks beneath: Official Kentucky Derby Jigger Sterling, BWK. 2 1/4" H.
Lovely Art Nouveau vesta, or match cover, made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. An Art Nouveau maiden with cascading hair, reminiscent of Alphonse Mucha, is upon its front. Illustrated on page 119 in the reprint of the WMF 1906 catalogue published by The Antique Collectors' Club. 1 1/8" W., 1 3/4" L.
Pure Art Deco design! Lovely Mappin & Webb Prince's Plate teapot made in Sheffield circa 1938. The concentrically stepped form was designed by Keith Murray. this well-known New Zealand artist was commissioned by Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood to create fine high Art Deco wares. Illustrated in "Keith Murray," by Stephen Johnson, page 121. 6 1/4" H.
Steuben Art Deco-era Martini goblet designed by Frederick Carder circa 1920. The fine example is in Rosaline glass with a twist-stem and foot in Alabaster glass. Carder's original design number 760 for this form is illustrated on page 195 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." 5 1/2" H.
Nice example of a Frederick Carder-designed Steuben sherbet complete with it's underplate. The Gold Aurene example has lustrous highlights in silvery blue, aqua and violet. Signed beneath each piece, "Aurene" along with the Carder design number 2680; circa 1920. 6 1/8" W. plate; 4" H. with sherbet
A rare find. Set-of-six sword cocktail picks are each silver gilt and created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the Sword of Mercy design which was one of the three ceremonial swords used in the coronation ceremony, the other two being the Sword of Spiritual Justice and the Sword of Temporal Justice. The design symbolizes the transfer of the kingdom into the care of the Queen. Picks are fitted in their original silk- and red velvet-lined case. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1952, along with the coronation mark. 3 5/8" L. each pick