Whimsical and very fine quality. Figural silver golf bag with its handle fashioned as a leather strap. The form holds a set-of-six silver golf club cocktail picks. Wonderful example for the collector. Marks beneath for 950 fine Japanese export silver and sterling, circa 1950s. 3 1/8" H.; 3 1/4" L. each pick
Elegant Victorian, English tall wine bottle coaster stand. The high-hat form has pierced design along with garlands and lion masks in relief. The flaring top is cast with grape leaves and clusters. The pattern is by Barker Ellis of Birmingham circa 1880. 4 1/4" H., 7 3/8" W.
Whimsical French Art Deco cocktail picks. A chromium bird gazes upon a row of six cherry-mounted picks which rest within their slotted holder. Painted details highlight the design and all rest upon a macassar-wood base. Made in France circa 1930's. 5" L., 3 3/8" H.
Individual size "cock"-tail shaker designed for that one perfect cocktail. Cockerel design top also serves as a drinking cup. Interior fitted with a side pour strainer. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. Dimensions: 6 1/4" 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.***
Art Deco-era silvered pewter letter opener made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1925. A detailed, cast dog's head adorns the top of the opener blade. Signed with WMF mark upon dog's collar. 9 3/8" L.
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.
Lovely and elegant Art Nouveau biscuit barrel made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. The green- shaded- to-clear crystal is hand-cut with robust Art Nouveau flowers and fronds. The cover has an applied floral finial. Fleabite to one side of glass. 8" H., 5 1/2" W.
Whimsical Bakelite dice holder in mottled green with a large set-of-ten dice-form cocktail picks. Unusual tall dice design holder. France circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 1 1/2" W. holder; 3 1/4" L. each pick.
Lovely Art Nouveau frame with reticulated whiplash elements at its top. A central display of open flowers and leaves crowns the robust form with further naturalistic reticulation at its lower section. Germany circa 1900. Dimensions: 4 1/2" W., 7" H.; 2 1/8" W., 3 1/4" H.; photo 2 1/8" W., 3 1/4" L.
Whimsical figural cocktail picks. A tall, red Bakelite picks holder with banded design stands upon its wooden base. An animated, quacking chromium duck faces the set-of-six Bakelite cherry picks that rest within the holder. Made in France circa 1940's. 1 3/8" W., 4 1/4" L.; 3 1/8" L. each pick
Enameled and silvered mechanical tongs. Deep teal-green 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. 8 " L.
Set-of-six sterling silver "cock-tail" picks. Each pick has detailed rooster as it's finial. Fitted in original silk and velvet lined box. Hallmarks: Barker Brothers, Birmingham 1930. 3 3/8" L. each
Art Deco concentrically stepped cocktail bar measure with a spring-release feature. When handle is compressed, the bottom of measure dispenses liquid over a glass or cocktail shaker. The ever-popular "valve jigger," increment marked from 1/2-2 oz., is difficult to find in such good condition. Made by Napier, Connecticut, circa1930's. 4" H.
Pure Art Deco in design. The English sterling silver tea strainer has geometric mounts. Hallmarks: Richard Richardson, Birmingham 1935. 2 1/8" W., 5" L.
Long cocktail bar spoon made by the famous Christofle workshop in France circa 1940's. The silvered, lovely quality spoon, with it's twist-stem, has a hexagonal muddler upon the end. 11" L.
Sterling silver bottle stopper fashioned as a wine barrel. The barrel bears hallmarks for the well-known Bruckmann & Sohne workshop of Heibronn, Germany; circa 1960's. 1 3/4" H., 3 1/4" H. with cork.
Lovely Art Nouveau sterling silver olive or condiment spoon, made by Paye & Baker of North Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1901. Finely detailed water lily pattern with floating lilies and pads descending along the stem of the spoon on the front as well as the reverse. The bowl has Art Nouveau florals and fronds in high relief. 7" L.