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.
Art Deco cut-crystal bowl with robust, silvered, curving spiral handles and raised bead-relief design. Top mount and broad-footed base have complementing bead work in high relief. Crystal has a detailed hand-cut, diamond-pattern band along with a cut-ribbon and floral pattern. Signed with maker mark RM, likely Raoul Monteillet, active in France 1905-1925. 5" H., 12" W. to handles
Interlacing, high Art Nouveau rambling vines adorn the wine bottle stand. A central maiden with cascading hair in the manner of Alphonse Mucha is upon two sides of the stunning design. Made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Impressed marks beneath. 3 1/4" H., 4 1/8" W.
Stunning German Art Nouveau wine, or claret, jug made by the well-regarded Wilkens & Sohne silver workshop of Bremen circa 1900. High Art Nouveau detailed whiplash florals dance about the reticulated mount. A hinged cover with naturalistic blossom finial is upon its top, and an undulating handle completes the silver work. The cover is gilded within. A heavy, quality crystal carafe is cut in alternating panels of wave and diamond patterns. Signed with Wilkens mark, as well as 800 Fine Silver stamp. 12" H.
Lovely romanticized Art Nouveau box from the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop of Germany, circa 1907. Flowing florals rise above a series of six fish as they swim through wave-like, Art Nouveau tendrils. The cover features a wave-like flowing orchid with fish emerging from its form. Gilded within. 1 3/4" H., 3" W.,4 1/2" L.
This whimsical "Time For Cocktails" cocktail shaker is in the form of an hour glass, and is among the designs from Prohibition era which camouflaged the intended use of the object. Chromium mounts. Made by the Maxwell-Phillip Co. in New York, circa 1930's. An example is pictured in "The Cocktail Shaker," by Khachadorian, page 134. 9 1/4" 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.***
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
Made by Joseph Wilmore in Birmingham, the lovely silver grater is fully hallmarked for 1801, along with monarch's head. The wonderful quality oval form, with its ridged pattern, opens to reveal its original steel, hinged grater. Joseph Wilmore, born in 1773, was grandson of an original member of the Birmingham silver assay Office, established that same year. 3/4" H., 7/8" W., 1 3/8" L.
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.
Pair of Frederick Carder Steuben candlesticks with central, baluster-form, ribbed columns in Celeste Blue glass. The round foot and candle cups are Amber glass. Original drawing for this design number 2956 is illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner, page 160. 10" H.
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.
Leather-bound book is titled within "Collection Complette des Ouvres de Voltaire" and dated 1756 in Roman numerals. The book is lined with marbelized paper and fitted with a delicate music-box mechanism. A surprise lays within, as the book has a stash compartment. 5" W., 7 3/4" L.
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
Extensively detailed, fine silver-overlay work covers the surface of this deep-cranberry glass vase. The bulbous bottom rises to a trumpet-form. The chased silver displays abundant leaves, berries and vines. Originally presented at Quantuck Yacht Club, August 4, 1906. 7" H.
Flared Modernist silver bowl from the GAB (Guldsmedsaktiebolaget) workshop of Sweden. The footed form, fashioned in three sections, has a central, stylized band of Art Deco florals in relief. The quality craftsmanship displays rolled rims at top as well as bottom. The GAB workshop, founded in 1867, evolved into Sweden's leading producer of Modernist silver under the direction of Jacob Angman. Hallmarked: GAB, date mark 1927, Stockholm assay,as well as 830 Fine Silver. 5 1/4" H., 8 3/8" W.
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.
Sweet sterling silver frame with guilloche enamel-work. The deep aqua enamel has an engine-turned pattern beneath. Sides are all silver. A fine leather easel back removes to insert a photo. Italy, circa 1930's. 2 1/4" W., 4" H.; 1 3/4" W., 3 3/8" H. photo
A vibrant robin's-egg blue guilloche enamel and sterling silver base supports a crystal vase. The trumpet-form vase is cut in robust florals and stalks. Top rim has complementing cut detail. Made by the Thomae Silver Co. of Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1920. 10 1/8" H., 2 7/8" W.