Unusual, whimsical sterling silver cocktail jigger. One-, two- and three-oz. cocktail measure increments are indicated by Lady's, Man's and a detailed engraved pig, or hog for over-indulgence. Made by the Blackington silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H.
Fine heavy crystal ice cooler with a Modernist sterling silver sculpted bale handle. The elegant cooler has its original silver matching serving spoon. Impressed silver workshop marks for Aage Weimar of Copenhagen. Weimar was the son of well-known designer Evald Nielsen. The crystal is by the Stromberg workshop of Sweden; circa 1960. 4 7/8" H., 5 5/8" W., 8" H. to handle; 7 3/8" spoon
Whimsical cocktail bar jigger in the form of a top hat. The hat is marked Handmade Sterling. A fine example for the collector of unusual jiggers. American circa 1940. 1 3/4" H., 2 3/4" W.
Nice quality crystal cocktail mixer with a detailed, cut rooster, or cockerel upon its side. Cut, banded foliates complete the design. A flattened sterling silver spout allows for graceful pouring. American circa 1930. 6 1/4" H.
Quality heavy sterling silver sherry label. The elongated, octagonal-form label has incised detail and is fully hallmarked: John Harvey & Sons Ltd., London 1960. The label was sold by the famous sherry company to commemorate the opening of their shop at Bond and White Church, October 3rd, 1960. 1 3/8" H., 1 5/8" L. label without chain
Frederick Carder-era set-of-four Steuben cocktail glasses in the desirable, twist-stem form. The drinking glass, as well as foot, are in Amber, with stems in Celeste Blue. Carder's original drawing for this design number 7160 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 195. 5 3/8" H.
Lovely set-of-six Val St. Lambert wine, or water goblets. The cased glasses are in the famous Belgian workshop's well-known red, or rose color. Each is cut in vertical, elongated ovals, alternating with rising, long-stemmed florettes. Five-sided, tapering stems are geometrically cut. Each of the fine quality, mid-century goblets is 7 3/4" H.
Whimsical cocktail-picks stand in the form of a wooden bar with crocodile-texture covering. 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 Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 5" W., 4 1/2" H.
Fine quality twist-stem sterling silver cocktail bar spoon. Nice functional form with paddle stir at one end. Opposite end has pierced spoon with piercing tines for olives or citrus. Made by Black, Starr & Gorham in New York, circa 1940. 11 1/8" L.
A rare example of a sterling silver double jigger that adapts to a functioning funnel. Bottom of the jigger has a peg that fits into the open funnel section to convert the form into a double jigger. American, circa 1940's. 3 7/8" H.; 2 3/8" funnel
Mini- cocktail- shaker-form holder with Bakelite cherry cocktail picks within. Picks rest upon their own stand that lifts out. Holder is also a jigger marked with 1- and 1 1/2-oz. measure increments. A removable pour spout inverts for function as a funnel. Made in England circa 1930's. 4 3/4" H.
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.
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