Art Deco bowl designed by the well-known New Zealand designer, Keith Murray. The stepped, footed bowl with geometric border, in Murray's signature, architectural form, was made by Mappin & Webb circa 1932. Murray created designs for Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood and others in the Art Deco era. Ideal size for olives and cherries at the bar. Firm's marks beneath. 1 3/4" H., 4 3/4" W.
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A concentrically stepped Art Deco jigger top cap crowns the top of the elegant cocktail shaker. Complementing incised bandings are upon the mid-strainer section. Made by the Elkington workshop in Birmingham circa 1930. 8" H.
Enameled and silvered mechanical tongs. Sky blue enamel has an engine-turned pattern beneath. Used for ice or olives, when impressed, plunger-form mechanism opens bottom claws for grasping. Nice quality and design. Made in Norway circa 1930's. 9 1/4" L.
Art Deco, geometrically stylized Ric & Rac terrier salt cellars. Based upon cartoon canines by illustrator Paul Abraham (1898-1933), known as Pol Rab, Ric was a Scottish Terrier and Rac, a Wire-Hair Terrier. Each stunningly whimsical dog faces its bowl-form salt cellar with Baccarat crystal liner. Made by Christofle in France circa 1931. Firm's marks beneath each. 3 1/4" L., 2 1/4" H. seated; 3 1/2" L., 2" H. standing
Sterling silver Art Deco concentrically stepped design condiments consisting of a salt cellar, pepperette and mustard pot with their cobalt crystal liners. Each hallmarked: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1934. Two English silver spoons. 1 1/4" H. salt, 1 3/4" H. mustard, 2 5/8" pepperette
Lovely Art- Deco-design vesta, or matchbook case, with a radiating, sun-wave pattern upon both sides. The hinged case has a button that impresses to allow opening. These cases are now popular as travel photo holders. Hallmarks: John Henry Wynn, Birmingham 1925. 1 3/4" W., 2 3/8" L.
Pail-form ice cooler has a pivoting bale handle. The Art Deco design is adorned with banded detail. The cooler retains its original decoratively pieced ice drainer. Made by Elkington in Birmingham circa 1930. 5 3/4" W., 4 7/8" H., 7 1/2" H. to handle
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From WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop, a tall, classic-form cocktail shaker, completely embellished with a hammered surface. Nice quality. Made in Germany circa 1930's. 8 1/2" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality Art Deco era cocktail shakers - from classic to figural forms - Over 75 examples in our stock at all times - Many not listed on our site.***
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Relief banded detail enhances the Art Deco cocktail shaker. Banded design continues upon the strainer section as well as on the jigger top cap. Made in France circa 1930's. 8 1/2" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality Art Deco era cocktail shakers - from classic to figural forms - Over 75 examples in our stock at all times - Many not listed on our site.***
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Nice quality and design. Tastefully stylized French Art Deco cocktail shaker with incised bandings about the circumference. Complementing banding is found upon the jigger top cap. Made in France circa 1930's. 10" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality Art Deco era cocktail shakers - from classic to figural forms - Over 75 examples in our stock at all times - Many not listed on our site.***
Elegant, large round tray made by the highly regarded Mappin & Webb workshop of London and Sheffield. The tray, with its raised, wave borders, is supported by four Art Deco, curved feet. Registry mark beneath for 1927. 15" W.
High Art Deco design tray. The large round form has four geometric stepped fan elements upon its raised borders. Nice large size is ideal for serving or display. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield circa 1930. 15 1/2" W.
Pure Art Deco in design. The wine, or Champagne cooler is boldly, concentrically stepped. Sides are flanked with graduated dual-loop handles. Made in France circa 1930's. 7 5/8" H., 10" W. to handles
The "Bar Baby" features a corkscrew, bottle opener, funnel and 2-ounce measure all housed in a mini- cocktail-shaker form. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. A whimsical and practical bar accessory. 3 3/4" H.
The iconic America Art Deco cocktail shaker! The "Manhattan" skyscraper shaker was designed by Norman Bel Geddes (America, 1893-1958) for the Revere Copper and Brass Co. of Rome, New York circa 1937. An example of the famous chromium shaker is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. 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. Bel Geddes created theatrical and industrial, as well as architectural design. 13" H. ***Long established as a leading specialist in finest quality period Art Deco era cocktail shakers – from classic to figural forms- Over 75 examples in our stock at all times – Many not listed on our site.***
Wonderful French cocktail picks stand with an enameled metal, fashionably attired man, in coat, tie and hat. He stands opposite a bar stool in front of a burl wooden bar. A set-of-six cocktail picks, each with a cocktail goblet finial, rest within the top of the bar counter. Undoubtedly by Sudre, the workshop known for unusual figural bar accoutrements. France circa 1930's. 5 1/4" L., 4 7/8" H.
A red-nosed man in a bowler hat enjoys a bottle of wine and baguette. The whimsical chromium figure with enamel accents rests alongside a wooden holder fashioned to look like a brick wall. The holder contains a set-of-eight cherry-top picks. All are upon a macassar-wood base. Made in France circa 1930's. 4 7/8" L., 3 7/8" H. with picks
Fine example of a high Art Deco, enamel and sterling silver cigarette case. A moire wave pattern along with geometric designs are within three vibrant green enamel panels. The back of the case is all engine-turned. A notched silver border completes the elegant design. Gilded interior. Hallmarks: Joseph Gloster Ltd., Birmingham 1936. 2 3/4" W., 3 1/4" L.