Superb quality Art Nouveau 800 Fine Silver tray by the Wilhelm Binder workshop in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany circa 1905. The oval dual handle form has cut out interlacing Jugendstil elements. Hand chased contoured accents enhance the design. Further handwork is seen in rolled edging around the entire tray. Firm's marks beneath. An Austro-Hungarian import mark for Budapest is stamped upon one handle. An identical example in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin is pictured page 101, 'Modern Art of Metalwork', published by the museum. Dimensions: 6 5/8" W, 13 1/4" L.
Large oval Art Deco silvered bowl with twelve rising geometric panels upon the sides. Carved stained rosewood handles flank the ends. A bold stunning form. Made in France circa 1930. Dimensions: 9 1/8" W, 14 5/8" L, 2" H.
Lovely British engine turned cocktail tray. The turning in a basket weave textured pattern. Raised curved rim. Ideal size for serving drinks or displaying a cocktail shaker and glasses. England circa 1930's. Dimensions: 13 3/4" Diameter.
Sterling silver Arts & Crafts design small bowl in Shreve's Dolores pattern. The notched and relief edging is hammered. Ideal size for an olive or cherries bowl as well as for condiments. San Francisco circa 1909. Dimensions: 1" H, 2 1/4" W, 3 3/8" L.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1950 item #1194224 (stock #377)
A scarce and desirable Tiffany cocktail shaker. This tall example has elegant Art Deco stylings and dates from the 1930's. Holds 1 1/2 pints. Firm's marks upon base. Impressed with date letter "M" beneath which was used when the firm was under the direction of Tiffany President John C. Moore II from 1907-1947. Dimensions : 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.***
Stunning Art Nouveau Vase! Large cased ruby red over amber glass intaglio cut florals and vines rambling about the surface of the tall form. Further cutting within the amber foliates is highlighted with silver. Attributed to the Harrach Workshop known for their fine Art Nouveau intaglio work. Bohemia circa 1900. Dimensions: 12 7/8" H.
Footed support upholds Frederick Carder's tall billowing grotesque form vase. Rich Pomona green fading to clear. Carder's design number 7090 as illustrated in 'The Glass of Frederick Carder' page 289. Nice tall example at 11 1/2" H.
Repousse copper covered oval wooden center bowl. Scrolling Art Nouveau and beaded elements cover the surface. Multi-colored jewelled cabochons are mounted within each of six panels. Very fine and minute attention to detail with rolled copper top edge fastened to wooden bowl with tiny nail rivets. France circa 1905. Dimensions: 2 3/4" H, 7 3/8" W, 10 1/2" L.
Magnificent Art Nouveau cranberry glass wine jug. Art Nouveau pewter whiplash flowers and vines adorn the form. Interlacing vines dance about the top mount. A figural Nouveau maiden upholds the shell form hinged lid. Made in Germany circa 1900. Dimensions: 12 1/4" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1177880 (stock #6385)
A classic Frederick Carder design vase. The Ivrene baluster form has opposing "M" handles upon each side. Original Carder design #8505 illustrated page 302 in The Glass of Frederick Carder. Circa 1920's. Dimensions: 7" W, 10 1/2" H.
Unusual form. Lower portion is covered in leather while the removable drinking cup completely covers the top opening with its screw off cap. Quite nice heavy quality flask. Made in Sheffield by James Dixon & Sons circa 1910. 3 1/2"w, 6 1/2"h.
Tall Art Deco cut crystal jar with a rose shagreen top. The silver gilt mount is hallmarked London 1929. 3 3/8" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1171986 (stock #276)
Elegant! Fine and heavy quality Sterling Silver cocktail shaker in the "Royal Danish" pattern introduced by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut in 1939. The Danish design finial removes to reveal a slender pouring spout which achieves a "neater" flow of liquid into the glass. Dimensions: 12" 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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1171940 (stock #6325)
Cut crystal wine or claret jug with a Bacchus mask pouring spout. The handle and hinged top mounted with Griffin and bird forms. The crystal vessel elegantly cut in a series of diamonds and stars above interlacing festooning elements. A magnificent Victorian interpretation. England circa 1880. Dimensions: 5 3/4" W, 11" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1920 item #1158214 (stock #6268)
An unusual example of WMF (Wurttembergisch Metalwaren Fabrik) Secession design. The superbly executed form consists of a sauciere fashioned as one unit with its attached oval tray beneath. Raised Secession elements reminiscent of Josef Hoffmann Gitterwerk embellish the form. Gilded within. The well known Germany workshop's oxidation marks upon the handle. Made circa 1910. Dimensions: 4 1/2" H, 9 1/2" L.
Set-of-Eight carved bone cocktail picks each with a sterling silver mounted cap. The set rests with a flocked holder. Accompanied by the original maker's card for the Frank M. Whiting Silversmith describing the set. Quite an unusual set. Made in Meriden, Connecticut circa 1930's. Dimensions: 3 1/8" L Each.
Scrolling Art Deco ironwork chandelier with three arms. The internally decorated mottled art glass shades in plum and golden tones represent a sunset. The glass signed Degue. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 38 1/2" H, 19 1/2" W.
King Charles Spaniel bronze sculpture by the well known Deco era sculptor, Alexander Kelety. Unusual 2 tiered jardiniere form with desirable damascened patina; rests on mottled coral tone marble. Born in Budapest, Kelety studied with Imray Simay in Toulouse. He exhibited at the Paris Salons between the wars. Many examples of Kelety's works are illustrated in "Art Deco and Other Figures", by Brian Catley. Signed and dated 1928. Dimensions: Height 6", Length 8 1/4", Width 3 3/4".