Horn beaker with beautiful natural mottling has a sterling silver banded top. Bottom has a see-through, glass disc. Hallmarks: Thomas Johnson I, London 1876. 2 1/2" H.
Fine in both quality and design. The tall, hand-hammered Chinese export silver shot glass 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.
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.
Whimsical sterling silver stoplight cocktail jigger. Enamel increments upon the side: Green (go), yellow (caution0, red (stop); for 1, 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 ounces. Made by Gorham Silver in Rhode Island circa 1960's.
Scarce example of a cocktail recipe jigger made by Napier. The bucket-form jigger has detailed recipes with measure increments for both a Martini and a Manhattan. Connecticut, circa 1930's. 2 3/4" H.
A whimsical, figural cocktail stirrer in the form of a golf club. Made by the Alvin Corporation, which was acquired by Gorham in 1928. Silver-plated and made in Rhode Island circa 1930. 8 1/2" L.
Handsome, crocodile-wrapped, sterling silver whisky flask. Sterling silver drinking cup removes for convenience and is gilded within. Bayonet-design, hinge-top cap. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1893. 3 1/4" W., 5 3/4" H.
Fine Gorham sterling silver whisky flask. The glass form is covered in basket-weave silver and is fitted with a convenient, removable drinking cup, gilded within. Top cap has a bayonet hinge and turns to lock or unlock. Marked with the firm's "key" date symbol for 1906 along with the famous Rhode Island silver workshop's hallmarks. 2 5/8" W., 5 1/4" H.
Charming Hagenauer horse bottle stopper. The silvered brass figure is in the stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the top of the round base with the firm's marks, as well as "Made in Austria"; circa 1930. 2 1/2" H. figure
Wonderful mechanical ice, or olive tongs with blue enamel top. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharning workshop circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 9 1/8" L.
Nice quality and design. Silver-plated mechanical tongs with royal blue enamel top for ice or olives. Made in Norway by Aksel Holmsen circa 1930's. When impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. 8" L.
Elegant Italian cut-crystal cocktail mixer with a silver mount. The mount has a pattern of scrolling foliates with flaring pouring lip as well as ice strainer shield. Crystal is deeply cut into squared panels with circular centers. Signed with maker mark of Nerdi Mauro along with 800 fine silver mark. Florence circa 1960's. 9 1/2" H.
Sterling silver English engine-turned geometric Champagne, or cocktail, swizzle. Push upward from bottom to reveal a multi-purpose swizzle to stir that perfect cocktail, or bubbles in Champagne. A chatelaine ring is upon the end. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1975. 3 1/8" L., 4 7/8" extended
Extraordinary set of cocktail jiggers. Each has an applied hand: one displaying one finger, and the other displaying two fingers, for one and two ounces. Made by the well-known James Dixon & Sons workshop of Sheffield, circa 1950's. Since the 19th century, Dixon was known for creating fine quality cocktails and drinks accessories. 2 5/8" H., 3" H.
Whimsical barrel-form holder houses four stacking cocktail bar shot glasses. The black enameled barrel has oxidized brass bandings. Top scenic emblem reads: Fort Dearborn, Century of Progress, 1833-Chicago-1933. Chromium shots, as well as barrel, are all marked Germany; circa 1930's. 2 1/4" H.
Figural "Bucket Full" jigger with pivoting bale handle has markings for up to 4 oz. 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
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. The set-of-six comes with a velvet- and silk-lined leather-covered box. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1931. 3" L. each pick
Sterling silver tyg tri- handle-form shot glass. The traditional English design is fully hallmarked: Adie Bros.; Birmingham 1926. 1 3/4" H., 1 1/2" W., 1 3/4" W. to handles