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.
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".
Pair of Art Nouveau Royal Dux pottery vases with pierced handles and florals. Ivory tone background with painted green & gilt accented relief flowers. Bases with impressed Royal Dux Bohemia triangles and factory numbers. One impressed Austria. Excellent condition. Height 9", width of base 5 1/2". Circa 1905
Georges Van Der Straeten born in Belgium 1850. An Art Nouveau Bronze of a woman with hair upswept into a ribbon. Lush brown patina. lovely features capture the remarkable expression and detail this sculptor is known for. Societe Des Bronzes De Paris Foundry Seal, France circa 1890. Onyx base. Dimensions: 7 3/8" H.
A lovely bust of an elegant woman in hat with a ribbon about her neck. An example typical of the finest works associated with this highly regarded artist born in Belgium in 1856. Bears Societe Des Bronzes De Paris Foundry Seal. Onyx base. France circa 1890. Titled "Theresa", an example pictured in 'Bronzes Sculptors Founders' by Berman; page 340. Dimensions: 7 3/4" H.
A diamond shape top incorporates Secession florals above vertical relief lozenge ornamentation. Influenced by Josef Hoffmann foliate designs. Stamped Alpacca; silvered pewter. Made in Germany circa 1905. 2 7/8" H.
Gilded bronze seal signed A. Marionnet. Fine quality casting of deep relief foliates and opening flower heads. France circa 1900. 4 1/4" H.
Three bottle finely cut crystal tantalus for wine or whiskey. Holder supported by scroll and acanthus ornamented feet. Adorned with loop handle for transport. British registry marks beneath. January 20, 1870. 12 1/4" H Each Bottle, 15 3/4" H Stand.
Unusual British Citrus Juicer Reamer. Upon piercing citrus on tripod prongs a twist carries the juices through funnel to removable glass bowl. Made in Birmingham circa 1920 by George Bowen & Sons. Dimensions: 3 3/4" H, 5" W.
Vertical ironwork suspension leads to a frame with circular embellishments. A moulded convex glass bowl with semi-circular florals rests within the framework. A bold Art Deco interpretation. Made in France circa 1925. Dimensions: 40 " H, 21" W.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #170082 (stock #5090)
Among the most desirable of Rosenthal's early Art Deco Figures; signed in the porcelain Dorothea Charol. Date mark for 1921. Beautifully painted in rich colors. Mint condition. Pictured in "Rosenthal", by Dieter Struss, 1995, page 61. Dimensions: Height 6 3/4", Length 11".
Youthful Clown Figure by one of Rosenthal's most prominent artists, Ferdinand Lieberman. Signed in porcelain. Rosenthal datemark for 1927. Professional repair to tip of one shoe. Dimensions: Height 6", Width 4 1/2".
Chiparus portrayed children in his earliest works. This rare and massive example depicts a spirited youth playing pipes. Detailed casting by Etling, the artists early foundry. Greenish patina with contrasting golden-brown high lights to hair and pipes. A similar subject shown in a photo with Chiparus in his studio; page 13 in "Chiparus-Master of Art Deco", by Alberto Shayo. Dimensions: Height 15", Length 21", Width 6 1/2".
Massive example of Art Glass by the firm of Pallme-Konig & Habel, known as the leading competitor of Loetz in Austria in the early 1900's. Textured green glass with purple iridescent highlights similar to Loetz Papillon Glass. Allover random aubergine color threading which the firm is known for. Minor flaking at bottom edges. A truly spectacular example for Arts & Crafts, Secession or Art Nouveau interior. Austria, circa 1910. Wired for U.S. electricity. Dimensions: Height overall with rod - 35", Shade diameter - 18", Height - 5 1/2".
Original Paul Cesar Helleu etching, "Madame Alice Helleu Lisant". This etching in black ink depicts the artist's wife Alice in profile reading. Signed in pencil lower left below plate mark. Excellent condition. Dimensions: Height 9 1/4" plate mark, Width 6 1/4" plate mark. Full margins. Framed Modern Art Nouveau moulding, wrapped silk mat with inner Fillet. Framed: Height 23", Width 20", circa 1900.
Fine Art Nouveau "L'Etang" (The Pond) Jardiniere featuring frolicking children, circa 1890's. Well cast sculpture by one of the most highly regarded artists working in France in the Art Nouveau Era. A similar example is pictured in The Paris Salons-vol. V, page 369. This is an unusual example by Larche, well known for his design of The Loie Fuller lamp. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H., 11 1/2" W.; signed,circa 1890's.