Very heavy, thick-walled, cut-crystal decanter made by the famous Val St. Lambert workshop, circa 1930's. Designed by Charles Graffart, the form is cut in four horizontal rows with ten cut panels upon each. Cut from brilliant plum-to-clear. A complementing, geometric, faceted stopper rests within. 9" H.
Quite wonderful French Art Deco cherry cocktail picks. Large, set-of-twelve Bakelite cherry cocktail picks suspend from their fitted holder. The stand, with its larger Bakelite-cherry finial, rests upon an octagonal-cut wooden base. Made in France circa 1930's. 5 1/2" H., 3 3/8" L. each pick
Fine heavy crystal ice cooler with a hammered sterling silver cover. A silver, tiered, open bale handle rises above. All mounted with detailed cast pendant grape clusters and vines. Exceptional in both quality as well as design. Impressed workshop marks for Danske Guldsmede Handvaerk, Denmark circa 1960. The crystal is by the Stromberg workshop of Sweden. 6 3/4" W., 9 1/2" H. to handle
"Take A Shot" cocktail bar shot glass set in the form of a silvered bullet with an applied copper band. The bullet top removes to reveal four shot jiggers with gilded interiors. Made in Germany circa 1930's. 3 1/4" H., 1 5/8" shots
A large set-of-twelve multi-color Bakelite cocktail picks are each supported within their designated slots. The burgundy, green and butterscotch step designs fan out upon the macassar-wood, fan-form holder. A most unusual example of fine French Art Deco. France circa 1930's. 3 1/2" H., 2 1/2" W.; 2 7/8" L. each pick
Shot gun shell-form cocktail jigger engraved "A Big Shot." The tall, 5-oz. measure is gilded upon the bottom as well as within. Made in England circa 1930's.
The bold, stepped, Art Deco chromium tray was designed by Norman Bel Geddes (American 1893-1958) for the Revere Copper & Brass Co. of Rome, New York circa 1937. The tray was part of Bel Geddes' Manhattan collection which included the iconic Skyscraper cocktail shaker as well as cups. An exhibition titled "Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future" was on view at the Museum of the City of New York in 2014. 11 /2" W., 14 1/2" L.
Sterling silver figural rooster "cock"-tail picks. Each of the set-of-six picks, with feather detail upon the front and back, is fitted in original, velvet- and- silk-lined box. Made in England circa 1930's. 3 1/4" L. each
Fine example in both quality and design. The heavy silver shot glass has a detailed dragon applique that wraps around the circumference. A vacant heart shape applique further enhances the design. Made by Wang Hing of Hong Kong circa 1920. 1 5/8" H.
"Bucket Full" cocktail jigger in the form of a pail, complete with pivoting bale handle. Impressed gradations from 1- to 4-oz. increments. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 4 1/2" H. to handle
Scarce-to-find, large, set-of-twelve sterling- silver- and-Bakelite cherry cocktail picks. Each Art- Deco-era pick is fully hallmarked: Deakin & Francis, Birmingham, 1933. Fitted in original, silk- and- velvet-lined case. 3 1/2" L. each pick
Blown amber glass in the form of a swan with curving, elongated neck and applied, clear glass wing-like handles. The swan neck leads to a silvered, hinged head and beak that opens to reveal the pour spout. Made in Czechoslovakia circa 1930's. 11 3/4" H., 10" L. tail to beak
Whimsical figural bottle stopper in the form of a rabbit, or hare. The finely cast Art Nouveau-era figure stands upon an engine-turned base. Illustrated in the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) well-known catalogue, page 148. Made in Germany circa 1900. 1 3/4" H. without cork.
Red Bakelite dice-form cocktail picks holder with set-of-six gilded picks with red Bakelite dice finials. France circa 1930's. Details forthcoming...
Wonderful French cocktail picks set. Two women wearing sun hats carry baskets as they trek upon a naturalistic base. Mounted on a macassar-wood base alongside a tri-form cocktail picks holder. Unusually large set-of-twelve Bakelite cherry picks rest within. Undoubtedly by Sudre, the workshop known for unusual figural cocktail accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 2" W., 5 1/4" L., 4 3/4" H.
Sterling silver double jigger in a Modernist, conical form offers a one-ounce measure, and inverts to offer a larger, two-ounce measure. Marks for Cartier circa 1960. 4 3/8" H.
Miniature cocktail shaker houses a set-of-six Bakelite- cherry-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.
Extraordinary! Most unusal set-of-three "Only A Thimbleful" cocktail bar jiggers resting within their own leather stand holder. The English jiggers are designated 1 1/2-, 2- and 5-oz., each gilded within. Stand marked Germany; circa 1940's. 3 1/4" W., 7 1/4" L. stand. 3" H. tallest jigger.