Made by Henry Wilkinson of Sheffield circa 1910. Brown leather-covered flask has a detachable drinking cup. The cup is hand-chased with detailed foliates and is gilded within. 3 1/4" W., 5 5/8" H.
Lovely Art Deco ice cooler with a Modernist design. Knop handles flank its top. Retains its original ice drainer within. Germany circa 1930's. 4 7/8" H., 6" W. to handles
Sterling silver flask funnel made by the Blackinton silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. Gilded within. 2" W., 3" L.
Scarce sterling silver flask funnel. Perfect, practical size and proportion. The funnel has a rolled rim, a sign of quality, along with a ring. American circa 1930's. 2 1/2" W., 2 3/8" L.
Fine Modernist silver cocktail condiment bowl. Ideal cocktail bar size for olives or cherries. Reticulated floral, ball-and-loop form designed by Alphonse La Paglia, who created designs for Georg Jensen USA to retail in their New York store in the late 1940's. Marks include Georg Jensen Inc. and L.P. for La Paglia, along with an uncommon mark, GJ within a beaded circle. This mark is rarely seen on La Paglia design examples as it is a mark used on Jensen silver crafted in Denmark. Bowl design pictured on page 110 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs." 3 1/8" H., 5 1/8" W.
Cocktail mixing bar spoon made by Christofle in France circa 1940's. The nice quality spoon, with its twist stem, has a hexagonal- star-shape muddler upon the end. 10 7/8" L.
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.
Handsome English glass ice cooler is cut as well as acid-etched. The banded design is in the form of a barrel with bale handle. Complete with its own ice drainer. England circa 1910. 5" H., 7 3/4" H. to handle
Most unusual to find classic double jigger in sterling silver by Napier. The well-known Connecticut workshop created unusual cocktail accoutrements, almost always in silver plate. This scare, fine quality example was made in Connecticut circa 1930's. 3 5/8" H.
Fine quality aqua Bristol glasses with cut pillar stems. Additional cutting upon the goblet. A beautiful Victorian-era set, circa 1890. 5 1/4" H. each
Unusual figural rooster sterling silver cocktail picks. Each very finely detailed cockerel-head "cock"-tail pick is fully hallmarked: James Dixon, Sheffield 1950. Set-of-six in fitted velvet- and satin-lined box. 3 1/4" L. each pick
Whimsical design! This cocktail recipe "Rolodex" design stand is fashioned as an enameled cocktail shaker. A knob upon the side turns to reveal an array of celluloid cards which flip to offer recipes such as: Silver Streak, Clover Club, Monkey's Gland, Manhattan and so on. Twenty-eight recipes plus "Cocktail Recipes" card. Made in Germany circa 1945. 5 1/2" H.
Rambling leaves and foliates are cut upon the crystal mixer. A sterling silver mount with a pouring lip, as well as an ice shield, complete the design of the elegant form. American circa 1930's. 6 1/2" H.
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.
Silver vodka cup engraved with foliate and architectural designs. Assay mark for Anatoly Appollonovich Artsybashev, Moscow 1889. Light gilding within. 2" H.
A tankard-, or stein-form holder houses Bakelite-cherry cocktail picks. The set-of-six picks rests within their own stand which lifts out of the tankard. Nice example for the collector of unusual cocktail picks sets. Made in England circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H.
Handsome antique cut-crystal Scotch whisky decanter fitted with a Betjemann's patented lock. A silvered collar about the neck of the decanter holds a locking mechanism. An arm slides forward to grasp and hold a heavy multi- facet-cut stopper in place. The stopper rests within a widely flaring pouring lip. The Victorian decanter is extensively and deeply cut on all sides along with a star-cut pattern upon its base. Retains original key. Retailed by George Betjemann & Sons in their shop in Pentonville Road, London circa 1890. 9 1/2" H.
Tiffany sterling silver 1- and 2-ounce measure cocktail jigger. Incised band a tthe center signifies the measure. A scarce example from this famous maker. New York circa 1940's. 2 1/8" H.
Whimsical chromium golf- club-form mixer, or stirrer. Made by the Chase Co. in Connecticut and bears the firm's centaur mark, circa 1930's 7 3/8" L.
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. A very uncommon example with its green-stained wooden bar and rolling wheels. Retains its original recipe booklet! Made by the Harris Dunn Corp. in New York circa 1930's. 4 3/4" W., 4 1/2" H.
Modernist design sterling silver double jigger. The beautiful mid-century form has a wave handle. Nice quality example. Made in Mexico circa 1960. 2 7/8" H.
Bold design. A round butterscotch Bakelite holder stands upon its rectangular black Bakelite base. A set-of-twelve multi-color picks rest within the holder. France circa 1930's. 4 1/4" H.
Handsome classic design English sterling silver flask. The practical, discreet size has one curved side to comfortably fit a hip or breast pocket. Bayonet feature on its top, locking cap. Hallmarks: Charles S. Green, Birmingham 1918. 3 1/8" W., 4 1/4" H.
"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" each shot
Art Deco stand, with its black Bakelite base, holds a set-of-six cocktail picks. Each pick, with its red Bakelite cherry top, suspends from its designated slot. The silvered pick skewers are geometrically squared. France circa 1930's. 1 3/8" D., 5 7/8" L., 4" H.
Nice quality antique sterling silver flask in desirable, discreet size. Drinking cup removes from bottom for convenience and cap has bayonet-hinge design. Cup is gilded within. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1895. 2 1/4" W., 3 3/4" H.
Wonderful Bakelite cocktail picks set. The red and butterscotch Bakelite holder in the form of a letters box is marked "Paris." It stands upon a black Bakelite base. A set-of-six Bakelite cherry-top picks rest within the holder. France circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H.
Elegant crystal decanters cut with a swirl pattern with rising cut ribbons and garlands. Mounted silver collars with double pouring lips have complementing ribbon-and-garland work in relief. Beautifully cast, tall, figural ostrich stoppers complete the magnificent pair of decanters. Stamped marks upon each for H. J. Wilm, prominent jeweler to the Royal Imperial Court, along with 925 silver mark. The firm was founded in 1870. Made in Berlin circa 1925. 14 1/4" H. each
Whimsical sterling silver jigger in the form of a fireman's pail, engraved "Fire Water." The bucket, with its swiveling bale handle, was made by the Lunt silver workshop of Massachusetts circa 1940's. 2" H., 3" H. to handle.
Fine, heavy quality Swedish decanter. The front has an intricately etched galloping horse. Engraved A1 beneath, as often seen on Orrefors glass. Circa 1960. 8 1/2" H.
Unusual example for the golf collector. A Penfold golf ball mounted to support a 1-oz. and 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, spades and hearts. A Penfold golf ball was used by James Bond to defeat Goldfinger. Made in England circa 1930's. 4 1/2" H.
Two-part citrus juicer is beautifully designed. The reamer has an elaborately pierced ring that lifts off with its shell- and- leaf-pattern handle. A pouring lip, along with a loop handle, completes the practical, functional design. The silvered juicer was made by Daniel & Arter in Birmingham circa 1925. 2 1/2" H., 6 1/2" W. to handle.
Wonderful Bakelite cherry cocktail picks set for the collector of the unusual. A fire hydrant-form holder houses the set-of-six picks that rest within their own stand. England circa 1930's. 4 3/4" H.
Rare sterling silver cocktail jigger presented to Herbert Hoover. Dedicated: Herbert Hoover from Elise Cobb Wilson, Issoudun, April 16-1919. Hoover, our 31st president, held office during Prohibition 1929-33. Prior to his position in office, he was part of the delegation to the Versailles Peace Conference in 1919. Issoudun was a U.S. flight training facility in France at that time. Elsie Cobb Wilson, an influential, highly regarded interior designer with a studio in Washington, DC, was in Hoover's circle. Made by Towle silversmiths in Massachusetts. 2" H.
Heavy fine quality Victorian water jug. The extensively hand-cut hobnail-and-star pattern pitcher has an Arts & Crafts silvered mount. Made by John Grinsell of Birmingham circa 1890. 9 3/4" H.
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-ounce measure increments. A removable pour spout inverts for function as a funnel! Made in England circa 1930's. 4 3/4" H.