Lovely gilded bronze quatrefoil-form jewel box. Bead-edge top has a detailed pattern. Applied florals in relief, along with a silvered and gilded figure group, further enhance the cover. Sides have acanthus designs. Velvet lined. France circa 1900. 1 1/2" H., 2 3/4" W., 4 1/4" L.
Sterling silver cocktail jigger engraved "Only a Thimble-Full." The hammered measure was made by the Webster Silver Co. of Massachusetts, circa 1930's. 1 5/8" H.
Sweet hand-carved Scottie cocktail picks holder with glass eyes. The whimsical seated dog upholds a set-of-twelve cherry-top picks. France circa 1940's. 5 1/4" L., 3 5/8" H.; 3 1/4" L. each pick
Doulton Lambeth stoneware vases with a mottled blue-on-celadon glaze. Each is decorated in relief with three sections of Art Nouveau florals in deep golden and blues tones. Impressed marks beneath along with artist marks for Maude Bowden and Annie Partridge as well as numerals circa 1906. 7" H.
Large English cut-crystal lay-down perfume bottle is deeply cut into diamond and crosshatch patterns. Its sterling silver bulbous mount unscrews to reveal the original cut-crystal stopper. Displayed in a custom-designed, silk-covered, satin-lined case. Hallmarks: London 1886 along with sovereign head (duty mark). 11 5/8" L.
Magnificent bottle stand by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop. Three nude sea sirens clasp hands as they encircle the stand among choppy rising waves. A tripod support of lily pads and flowers upholds the stand with pendant grapes festooning above. Workshop marks beneath. Germany circa 1907. 4 1/4" H., 5 1/8" W.
Stunning Frederick Carder design in Ivory and Mirror Black glass. The vase, with its lobed and fluted form, rises upon a footed support. Carder's design #7331 as illustrated on page 293 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner; circa 1920's. 8 5/8" H.
Tall, footed perfume bottle with a guilloche enamel and sterling silver stopper. The stopper retains its long dauber and the sky-blue enamel work has a lovely engine-turned pattern. the crystal is hand-cut with rambling flowers and vines. American circa 1925. 5 7/8" H.
Elegant cut-crystal, footed perfume bottle with guilloche enamel stopper which retains its dauber. Lush aqua enamel has a florette- and engine-turned pattern. A delicate engraved flower-and-leaf pattern in silver encircles the enamel top. Hand-cut flowers complete the bulbous crystal form. American circa 1925. 5 1/2" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1387708 (stock #722)
Modernist classic design cocktail shaker with dual strainer element. Top cap with gadroon-edge detail unscrews to show a flat-top strainer. This section unscrews as well to reveal an internal straining cylinder. An ideal design to house ice or citrus. Made by William James Myatt in Birmingham circa 1930's. 7 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.***
Stunning Art Deco design. The architectural sugar shaker was designed by Keith Murray. The well-known New Zealand artist was commissioned by Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood. This unusual example has Murray's iconic Art Deco styling but is also engine-turned in a moire pattern. Mappin & Webb marks beneath, London circa 1930's. 6 3/4" H.
Sterling silver cocktail jigger made by Wallace Silver with a Bicentennial silver dollar set at the bottom. Eisenhower 1776-1976 can be seen within the bottom, and the Liberty Bell is viewed beneath. Designed with one- and two-ounce increments. Connecticut, 1976. 2" H.
Art Deco cut-crystal bowl with robust, silvered, curving spiral handles and raised bead-relief design. Top mount and broad-footed base have complementing bead work in high relief. Crystal has a detailed hand-cut, diamond-pattern band along with a cut-ribbon and floral pattern. Signed with maker mark RM, likely Raoul Monteillet, active in France 1905-1925. 5" H., 12" W. to handles
Interlacing, high Art Nouveau rambling vines adorn the wine bottle stand. A central maiden with cascading hair in the manner of Alphonse Mucha is upon two sides of the stunning design. Made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Impressed marks beneath. 3 1/4" H., 4 1/8" W.
Stunning German Art Nouveau wine, or claret, jug made by the well-regarded Wilkens & Sohne silver workshop of Bremen circa 1900. High Art Nouveau detailed whiplash florals dance about the reticulated mount. A hinged cover with naturalistic blossom finial is upon its top, and an undulating handle completes the silver work. The cover is gilded within. A heavy, quality crystal carafe is cut in alternating panels of wave and diamond patterns. Signed with Wilkens mark, as well as 800 Fine Silver stamp. 12" H.
Whimsical cocktail bar jigger in the form of a top hat. The hat is marked Handmade Sterling. A fine example for the collector of unusual jiggers. American circa 1940. 1 3/4" H., 2 3/4" W.
Quality heavy sterling silver sherry label. The elongated, octagonal-form label has incised detail and is fully hallmarked: John Harvey & Sons Ltd., London 1960. The label was sold by the famous sherry company to commemorate the opening of their shop at Bond and White Church, October 3rd, 1960. 1 3/8" H., 1 5/8" L. label without chain
Extensively detailed, fine silver-overlay work covers the surface of this deep-cranberry glass vase. The bulbous bottom rises to a trumpet-form. The chased silver displays abundant leaves, berries and vines. Originally presented at Quantuck Yacht Club, August 4, 1906. 7" H.