Very heavy, thick-walled cut-crystal decanter set made by the famous Val St. Lambert workshop in Belgium circa 1930's. Designed by Charles Graffart, the decanter is cut in four horizontal rows with ten cut panels upon each. Cut from deep violet-red to clear. A geometric stopper rests within. Eight complementing original glasses accompany the decanter. 9 1/4" H.; 2 3/4" H. each glass
Unusual footed spherical form decanter with an applied handle. The geometric black enamels are comprised of squares with cut circles along with cross-hatch patterns. Stylized Modernist foliates enhance the Art Deco decanter. A bold round stopper with complementing enamel work rests within an undulating neck with pouring lip. Czechoslovakia circa 1930. 8 3/4" H., 7" W. to handle
Figural "Bucket Full" jigger, with pivoting bale handle, has markings for up to 4 ounces of liquid measure. Incised bandings and a pouring lip complete the whimsical design. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 4 3/4" H. to handle
Miniature cocktail shaker houses a set-of-six red Bakelite-mounted cocktail picks. The picks suspend from their own stand which lifts out of the shaker. Made in England, circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H., 3 1/2" L. each pick.
Shot- gun- shell-form cocktail bar jiggers. The graduated-size set-of-three are engraved: "Big Shot," 2-oz.; "Just A Shot," 1 1/2-oz.; and, "Little Shot," 1-oz. Presented in their original velvet- and- satin-lined box. Made by Israel Freeman & Sons of New York, circa 1950's. 2 1/4" to 3 1/2" H.
Art- Deco-era ice cooler, with its lobed-form bottom, has half-moon scoop handles. Engine-turned bandings about the circumference complete the unusual form. France circa 1925. 4 5/8" H., 6" W. to handles
Whimsical Bakelite dice holder in black. Set-of-eight picks with an ivory Bakelite die mounted upon each. France circa 1930's. 2" square holder, 4" L. each pick
Set-of-six ribbed-pattern glass tumblers. Each is overlaid with scrolling Art Nouveau silver. Quite elegant. American, circa 1900. 4" H.
Nice quality heavy sterling silver scissor-form ice tongs. Ideal design for practical function as easy-grip design picks up any size ice cubes. Made by the Lebkeucher Silver Co. in New Jersey circa 1930. 7 3/8" L.
Whimsical sterling silver stoplight cocktail jigger. Enamel increments upon the side: green (go), yellow (caution), red (stop); for 1, 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 ounces. Made by Gorham Silver in Rhode Island circa 1960's.
Whimsical and extraordinary! Carved wooden golf caddy carries a silver golf bag strapped across his back. His head and feet are also silver. A set-of-six silver golf clubs rest within the bag. Likely by Hagenauer. We have had a nearly identical example with the Hagenauer Wien stamped marks. Austria circa 1930's. Golf bag 800 Fine Silver, clubs 935 silver. 4" H. with picks
Quite elegant silver overlay cocktail or sherbert glasses. Set-of-six is heavily overlaid with rambling Art Nouveau flowers and vines. Silver is extensively hand-chased, and silver completely covers the stem and base as well. Made by the Alvin workshop of Rhode Island circa 1900. 4 1/2" H. 3 1/2" W. each
Very fine quality sterling silver and crystal ice cooler made by the well-known Mappin & Webb. Crystal is cut into nine panels with curving fan patterns. Top is mounted with a silver frame along with notched and curving Art Deco handles. Complete with its original silver ice drainer to allow water to settle beneath the ice cubes. Hallmarks upon both drainer as well as top mount: Mappin & Webb, Sheffield 1937. 4 3/8" H., 7 1/2" W. to handles
A whimsical, figural cocktail stirrer in the form of a golf club. Made by the Alvin Corporation which was acquired by Gorham in 1928. Silverplated and made in Rhode Island circa 1930. 8 1/2" L.
Set-of-six rooster "cock"-tail picks in original fitted silk- and- velvet-lined box. Each sterling silver pick has a detailed, gilded cockerel finial. Fully hallmarked: Barker Bros., Birmingham 1937. 3 3/8" L. each pick
Two-ounce cocktail jigger in the form of a cat. Hammered cup upturns to measure and sits on cat's ears and tail. American, circa 1960's. 4" H.
Bronze bottle opener mounted with a cast figural swan. The form is a fine example made by Richard Rohac (1906-1956) in Austria circa 1950. Rohac trained with Hagenauer prior to establishing his own metal workshop in 1932. He was well-known for creating stylized, Modernist figures of animals as well as other decorative sculpture. Signed beneath with the artist's backward/forward double "R" mark. 1 3/4" H., 3" L.
Fine in both quality and design. Tall, hand-hammered Chinese export silver shot glasses. Each of the set-of-four has a detailed, hand-chased dragon applique that wraps about the circumference. A vacant medallion applique further enhances the design. Made by the Wing On silver workshop of Hong Kong circa 1920. 2 1/8" H. each