An undulating Art Nouveau framework adorns the original complimenting cut crystal bowl. A billowing cover enhanced by relief tendrils and a naturalistic pierced handle complete the form. Made by the Walter Scherf workshop founded in Nuremberg in 1899 and ceased operating in 1914. Prominent designers such as Friedrich Adler, Peter Behrens and Joseph Maria Olbrich were commissioned to create designs. This fine example was likely designed by Peter Behrens. The range was signed Isis or Osiris as is this beneath the foot, circa 1900. Dimensions: 3 5/8" H, 5" W, 9" L.
Traditional English tankard form 2 oz cocktail bar jigger. Made in England circa 1930's.
Traditional English tankard form 1 oz cocktail bar jigger. Made in England circa 1930's.
Beautiful Art Deco design! Variegated rouge marble bookends in geometric form with curving elements. A silvered metal sphere floats upon the surface. Made in Belgium circa 1925. Dimensions: 4 1/2" H, 3 1/4" W, 5" L each.
Pure Art Deco in design with a concentrically form. The ice cooler has circular step button handles to complete the design. Made in Belgium circa 1925. 4 1/2" H, 5 3/8" W.
Steuben ivory glass vase in Frederick Carder's classic form #2683. Original design illustrated on page 268 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." Stunningly effective form and design for practical use. Circa 1920's. Dimensions: 10" H, 9" W.
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Quite smart Art Deco design! A broadly stepped strainer section sits beneath a top cap jigger with a low dome point at it's peak. Made in England circa 1925. Dimensions" 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. ***
Fine WMF centerpiece depicting a central maiden with outstretched arms. Whiplash handles flank the high Art Nouveau reticulated form. Relief patterns of flowers and vines sweep about the surface. The crystal liner is cut with complimenting florals. Stabilized crack upon left of liner. Designed by Albert Mayer circa 1900 in Germany in the workshop's 1906 Catalogue page 364. Dimensions: 6 1/8" H, 7" W, 18" L.
Beautiful Delatte Nancy Cameo Glass Vase with dancing women in cameo relief. Two figures sashaying with veils in Isadora Duncan fashion while one caresses a lyre. Red brown over an orange ground. Signed Delatte in cameo on the frosted background, will not show up in photos. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 9 3/4" H, 4" W.
WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwaren Fabrik) Vienna Secession design centerbowl for fruit or flowers with original green cut crystal liner. Four supports uphold the wavy oval form with central stylized secession florals in relief. Reticulated curving handles with complimenting florals complete the design. Firm's marks beneath. Made in Germany circa 1909. Dimensions: 4" H, 11" W.
Beautiful reticulated Jugendstil centerpiece made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Flowing whiplash design elements surround a central Art Nouveau maiden in profile. Cut crystal liner completes this stunning piece. Illustrated page 364 in the workshop's well known 1906 Catalogue. 12" L, 4 1/4" H.
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Beautifully interpreted Danish modernist design cocktail shaker by the Carl M. Cohr workshop, Denmark circa 1930's. The rounded form has gadroon edge detail upon the strainer section along with a faceted mount upon the top cap. The strainer is housed beneath a slender pour spout and features an unusual lock and pivot design. The Cohr workshop originated in 1860 under the later direction of Carl M. Cohr and became noted for impeccable Danish design. Examples of Cohr works are in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin.9 3/4" H. ***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.***
An elegant and bold modernist form champagne or wine cooler made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik) in Germany circa 1930's. Relief swirl pattern is highlighted by flanking rosewood handles. Dimensions: 9" H, 10" W.
Superb design. Art Deco triangular form table top cigarette box. The silvered box with a gilded cigarette with rising smoke adorns it's hinged cover. Swedish workshop marks beneath circa 1925. Dimensions: 7/8" H, 4" W, 6" L.
Rounded form biscuit barrel on a raised footed support. Interlacing Celtic patterns are engraved about the circumference as well as upon the hinged top. Reticulated handles flank the sides. Made by Thomas Latham & Ernest Morton in Birmingham circa 1885. Dimensions: 8 1/2" H, 8 1/4" W.
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Stylized Art Deco cocktail shaker with its stepped upper section. Dome form cap removes to reveal an internal side pour strainer lip. Made in Canada circa 1930's. Dimensions: 8 3/4" H. ***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.***
Oval sterling silver beaded and blossom design bowl made by the Webster Co. in Massachusetts circa 1940. Ideal size fir cocktail olives or cherries. The pattern is reminiscent of Danish Georg Jensen design. Dimensions: 4" W, 6 5/8" L.
Daring and provocative in her day - the liberated Art Deco era woman smoking in her lounging pajamas. Beautifully detailed bronze with silvered patina. Reminiscent of the decadent bronzes of the era by Bruno Zach. A variegated black marble base supports the figure. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 11" H.