Steuben Art Deco-era Martini goblet designed by Frederick Carder circa 1920. The fine example is in Rosaline glass with a twist-stem and foot in Alabaster glass. Carder's original design number 760 for this form is illustrated on page 195 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." 5 1/2" H.
Sterling silver flask funnel is completely hammered with a rolled-edge rim at its top. The fan-shape form has a geometric Art Deco applique at its center. Made by the Webster Silver Co. of North Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. 2 3/4" W., 3 1/8" H.
Unusual example for the golf collector. A Penfold golf ball is mounted to support a 1 1/2-oz. cocktail jigger. Golf ball is a patented Penfold design with an enamel "clubs" symbol. These golf balls were also offered with diamonds, hearts and spades. A Penfold golf ball was used by James Bond to defeat Goldfinger. Made in England circa 1930's. 3 1/2" H.
A rare find. Set-of-six sword cocktail picks are each silver gilt and created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the Sword of Mercy design which was one of the three ceremonial swords used in the coronation ceremony, the other two being the Sword of Spiritual Justice and the Sword of Temporal Justice. The design symbolizes the transfer of the kingdom into the care of the Queen. Picks are fitted in their original silk- and red velvet-lined case. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1952, along with the coronation mark. 3 5/8" L. each pick
Figural Champagne whisk in the form of a miniature Champagne bottle. The sterling silver whisk pulls out for use. Popular in Europe to stir up bubbles or mixing an individual cocktail. European, circa 1950's. 4 3/4" L. open
Art Deco condiment bowl for cherries or olives has a set-of-six cocktail picks that suspend from its side. A nice example with its red Bakelite-mounted column as well as Bakelite picks. The mount on each pick has a curled stem. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 7/8" H. overall, 4 1/4" W.
Nice quality and design. Silver-plated mechanical tongs with blue enamel mounts. Beneath the lush enamel work is an engine-turned pattern. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharning workshop circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 6 1/4" L.
Art Deco condiment bowl for olives has a set-of-six cocktail picks that suspend from its side. A scarce example in green, as these sets, with their Bakelite mounts, were more often made in red for cherries. The mount on each pick has a curled stem. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 7/8" H. overall, 4 1/4" W.
Whimsical Art Deco cocktail picks set with a painted metal golfer. He upholds a club as he looks for his ball, which has landed atop his cap. At one side is a mounted flag and at the other is a holder with six golf-ball mounted cocktail picks. All stand upon a macassar wood base. The narrative set was most likely made by Sudre, known for unusual figural cocktail accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 5" L., 5 7/8" H.
Whimsical cocktail picks stand in the form of a wooden bar. The bar, with its chromium-mounted top counter, is a stand for six figural picks. Five picks are designed as different liquor bottles, and one is a cocktail shaker. Made by the Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 5" W., 4 1/2" H.
Sterling silver cocktail picks with Bakelite cherry tops. Each of the set-of-six suspends from a silver holder. A crystal condiment bowl supports the holder with its spiral finial. Hallmark: Deakin & Francis, Birmingham 1931. 3 1/2" W., 4 1/2" H. overall; 3 1/2" L. each pick
Georg Jensen sterling silver ice tongs in the Acanthus pattern designed by Johan Rohde in 1917. Stamped with Jensen marks for Denmark 1933-'44. Nice spring mechanism. 6" L.
Bold Art Deco decanter with robust red enamel patterns. A section of red enamel is decorated with gold enamel Art Deco florals. Cut designs further enhance the decanter with its complementing red enamel stopper. Made in Czechoslovakia circa 1930's. 10 5/8" H., 4 7/8" W.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. The picks are gilded. The set-of-six is fitted in its original silk- and- velvet-lined box. Each fully hallmarked: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1957. 2 7/8" L. each pick
Handsome crocodile-wrapped sterling silver whisky flask. Sterling silver drinking cup removes for convenience and is gilded within. Bayonet-design, hinge-top cap. Hallmarks: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., Sheffield, 1939. 3 1/4" W., 5 5/8" H.
Scarce, hallmarked sterling silver flask funnel. The small funnel, with its fluted stem, was made by Sampson Morden, London 1919. 1 1/8" W., 1 7/8" L.
English silvered whisky flask covered in grained black leather. Attached drinking cup is beautifully hand-chased and gilded within. Desirable discreet size. England circa 1910. 2 1/4" W., 4 1/4" H.
A French policeman, or gendarme stands upon a macassar-wood base. A set-of-eight cocktail drink markers designed as enamel-and-brass road signs are displayed upon a holder behind. Each marker has a hook to allow the road sign to rest on the edge of a glass. A Sudre design made in France mid-century. 5 1/4" L., 2 1/2" H.