Sweet, stylized bronze diving terrier from the Hagenauer workshop of Vienna, Austria. The striking Modernist form, for which Hagenauer is so well-known, is mounted upon an oval base. Signed beneath Hagenauer Wien along with workshop mark. Austria circa 1930's. 2" L.
Exceptional Frederick- Carder-era Steuben Blue Aurene bowl, or compote. The footed form, with a column that supports the lustrous blue bowl, has onion-skin edging along with purple and metallic highlights. Signed beneath Aurene with Carder's design number 2760. A drawing of the design is seen on the Carder Steuben Club website. 10 1/8" W., 4 1/2" H.
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Tall pair of Steuben Frederick- Carder-era Pomona Green candlesticks. The elegant form, with its ribbed, baluster-and-knop column, has an optic-swirl foot as well as candle cup. Original drawing for this design number 6110 is seen on page 164 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." Acid stamp Steuben signature beneath each. 12" H.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has as detailed rooster as its finial. The picks have a hook behind the mount to allow the pick to rest upon the edge of a glass as it holds an olive or cherry. Each fully hallmarked: Adolph Scott, Birmingham 1948. Fitted in original velvet-lined box. 3 1/4" L. each
Mid-century cocktail bar spoon designed by Alphonse La Paglia. The long, sterling silver spoon, with its curved ebony handle, has a central mask design. A fine quality example made by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut circa 1952. An example is pictured in "Jensen Silver, The American Designs," page 149. 12" L.
American sterling silver condiment pot in the form of a drum. The detailed drum was made by the R. Blackinton silver workshop of Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. The realistic design has a pair drumsticks upon the cover and is complete with its red crystal liner and original silver condiment spoon. 3 1/8" H., 3 1/8" W.; 5 1/8" L. spoon
Rare sterling silver "Wet Your Whistle" cocktail jigger. The figural jigger in the form of an actual whistle is fully functional as such when blown! Marked upon its side for both 1- and 2-oz. measure increments. Stamped marks within for the Napier workshop, as well as sterling. Connecticut, circa 1930's. A very fine accoutrement for collectors of the finest. Napier is known among collectors for creating some of the most highly sought bar accessories, including the famous, original Penguin cocktail shaker. 4" L.
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Realistically detailed Vienna cold-painted bronze bulldog. The well-defined body shows crisp texture and muscle tone as well as a defined rib cage, which is painted cream white and brindle. A dark red collar is upon the dog's neck. Stamped Austria along with Franz Bergmann Foundry stamp and mark of Bergmann retailer Karl Fehrman. Early to mid 1900's. 3 7/8" H., 6 1/4" L.
Alternating vertical and horizontal relief geometric borders enhance the box with its flanking Art Deco handles. A domed cover has an Art Deco turned wood finial. The silvered Art Deco design was made in England circa 1925. 3 1/8" W., 6" L., 4 3/8" H.
Stunning French Art Deco silver box mounted with a large, rectangular carnelian-colored glass top. Silver-and-marcasite appliques adorn the corners in a fan shape and at center in a diamond shape. Sides have a ribbon-and-garland pattern. The heavy box has hallmarks for London 1923 along with importer mark of Gourdel Vales & Co. The firm, established in Paris in 1820 by Constant Vales, continued as Gourdel Vales in London until 1939. 1 1/2" W., 2 3/8" L.
Lovely Art Deco silver and enamel magnifier. The handle, with its vibrant blue enamel work, has an engine-turned pattern beneath. Hallmarks: Albert Carter, Birmingham 1927. 4 3/4" L.
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Streamlined, cylindrical-form Art Deco Modernist cocktail shaker. The strainer section, as well as its jigger-top cap, have concentrically stepped design. Retailer's mark beneath for L.R. Crouch of Cardiff and Newport, circa 1930's. 8 3/8" 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.***
Very scarce example of the dancing, enameled pink elephants jigger. All but a very small part of enamel is intact. These are rarely found with any enamel left on them. Each is upon its own section, marking 1, 2, or 3 ounce increments. Made by Gorham in Rhode Island circa 1940's. 3" H.
A very scarce cocktail bar spoon from the Reed & Barton workshop. The long spoon, with its twisted stem, has a detailed, cast pineapple finial. Made in Massachusetts circa 1950's. 12 1/2" L.
Simply charming cocktail bar spoon mounted with a detailed, cast Father Christmas, or Santa. The whimsical, bearded figure carries a toy-filled sack. Nice, heavy quality, silvered spoon has a twist long stem. Made by Reed & Barton in Massachusetts circa 1950's. 11" L.
An applied hand displaying one finger to mark one ounce is upon the British jigger. Made by the well-known James Dixon & Sons workshop in Sheffield. Since the 19th century, Dixon was known for creating fine quality cocktail and drinks accessories, including flasks, shakers and measures. Circa 1950's. 2 3/4" H.
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This streamlined Modernist cocktail shaker with built-in strainer was made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1934. The top cap is designed as a convenient drinking cup. A scarce example from this firm, which made some of the most highly sought shakers, including the original penguin design. Very rare set includes a set-of-four accompanying, matching Modernist cocktail cups. Shaker: 9 1/4" H., 3 3/4" W.; Cups each 2 3/4" H., 1 7/8" W. ***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.***
Pure Art Deco in design. The English sterling silver tea strainer has geometric mounts. Hallmarks: Richard Richardson, Birmingham 1935. 2 1/8" W., 5" L.