Tall Art Nouveau wine, or Champagne cooler. The elegant, bold form has open, sweeping handles with Vienna Secession elements. Stylized Jugendstil florals are in relief within a panel about its circumference. The nickel-on-brass cooler was made in Germany circa 1905. 11 1/4" H., 9 1/2" W. to handles
Elegant late Georgian-era sterling silver and crystal potpourri box. Hallmarks: Thomas Diller, London 1835, along with sovereign head mark for William IV. Heavy silver engined pattern top has an elaborately reticulated and chased scrollwork panel. A medallion with an engraved egret crest is at its center. A fine early box. 1 1/2" H., 1 1/2" W., 5 1/8" L.
Fine pair of Modernist silver candlesticks designed by Alphonse La Paglia. La Paglia created designs for Georg Jensen USA. Upon closing of the Jensen USA store, the designs were continued by the International Silver Co. of Meriden Connecticut until his untimely death in 1953. Marks: La Paglia Designed, International Sterling. Illustrated on page 125 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs." 3 5/8" W., 4 3/4" H.
Lovely British cocktail tray with open sweeping Art Nouveau handles. The round form has applique work beneath the extended handles and is supported by three bun feet. Made by John Collyer in Birmingham circa 1905. 14" W.
Unusual chromium cocktail picks stand with angular supports has slots for twelve suspended Bakelite cherry picks. France circa 1930's. 4" L., 3 1/2" H.
Bold Art Deco design. A black octagonal-form base supports a green octagonal-form Bakelite column holder. A set-of-ten complementing green Bakelite olive finial picks are within. Made in France circa 1930's. 3 3/4" 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 1940's. 3 1/4" H., 1 5/8" " shots
Steuben candlesticks with wide bases in Pomona Green are an optic swirl pattern. The broadly flaring tops are optic ribbed and in Amber glass. A stunning color combination in Frederick Carder's original design number 3581, circa 1920. A drawing for this form is illustrated on page 162 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner. 5 7/8" H.
Quite elegant silver dinner bell. The bell has a beautifully cast fleur-de-lys handle. A finely detailed border with heart-shape foliates completes the design. Impressed marks for Florence as well as 800 Fine Silver circa 1940's. 5" H.
Stunning high Art Nouveau sterling silver photo frame. Robust undulating florals and vines in high relief ramble about the textured surface. The frame with rounded corners is curved at its top. Retains original blue velvet backing. Hallmarks: Francis Webb, Birmingham 1904. 5 5/8" W., 8" H.; 3 5/8" W.,5 1/4" H., photo
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The classic English cocktail shaker is enhanced with engine-turned detail upon its jigger top cap. Made by the William James Myatt workshop of Birmingham circa 1930's. 7 3/4" 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.***
Set-of-four Frederick Carder-era Steuben wine or cocktail goblets. The twist-stem form is in a scarce color combination. Glass top and foot both in Amber with stem in Royal Purple, also known as Dark Amethyst. Stunning examples. Frederick Carder original drawing for this form number 5154 is illustrated on page 191 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." Circa 1920. 7" H., 3 7/8" W.
Lovely English Art Nouveau sterling silver snuff box. An elegant Alphonse Mucha influence maiden with cascading hair is in relief upon the top. Interior is gilded. Hallmarks: Cornelius Saunders & James Shepherd, Birmingham 1902. 1" H., 2 1/4" W.
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British cocktail shaker, classic in design with an added surprise element. The top removes to reveal an internal citrus reamer. Invert and extract the essence of your favorite citrus for a perfect cocktail. Made by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, circa 1930. 8 1/2" 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.***
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Bold form with notched architectural elements in relief about the circumference. Interior features a wafer-form strainer which lifts out for convenience. A ball finial completes the top cap. Denmark circa 1930's. 8 3/4" 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.***
Whimsical sterling silver jigger engraved with a clock stopped at 4:00 p.m., cocktail hour. The "Time For Cocktails" jigger was made by Lunt in Massachusetts circa 1960's. 2" H.
Combination one- and two-ounce Modernist sterling cocktail jigger designed by Alphonse La Paglia. A native of Italy, La Paglia was commissioned to execute designs for Georg Jensen USA. The heavy silver blossom design jigger as pictured in "The American Designs-Jensen Silver" bears a double-eagle American silversmith mark circa 1952. 3 1/2" 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 2/3" H.