Sterling silver magnifier with detailed scrolling florals in relief upon the handle. Hallmarks: Cooper Bros. Sheffield, 1903. 6 1/8" L., 2 1/2" W.
Art Deco cocktail or serving tray. Made by the famous Mappin & Webb of London and Sheffield circa 1935. Oval form with a raised, banded and notched border. Handles flank each end of the oval. 11 1/4" W., 19" L.
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Classic form British cocktail shaker with Celtic-design banded elements in relief upon the body, strainer section and top cap. Made by J.B. Chatterley in Birmingham, circa 1925. 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. ***
Lovely, lush sky-blue enamel and sterling silver mirror. A wave and a radiating pattern are beneath enamel work. Original bevelled mirror. Hallmarks: Birmingham, 1939. 10 1/2" L., 3 3/4" W.
Silvered Victorian Corinthian column candlesticks. Tall, fluted pillar columns with draping, wrapped floral garlands. Sweeping garlands further enhance the notched square bases. Made in England circa 1880. 10 1/2" H., 4 3/4" W.
Rectangular tray with rounded corners. Horizontal engine-turned wave patterns alternate with grooved designs. Complementing handles have raised groove elements as well. Made in England circa 1925. 12 1/4" W., 19 1/4" L.
Twisted stem cocktail bar mixer/spoon with a convenient muddler upon its end. Identical to those we have had marked Asprey. Made in England circa 1930's. 11 1/4" L.
Bold Jugendstil design wine or Champagne cooler from the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. The Art Nouveau form, with its sweeping organic elements and large flanking handles, is illustrated in "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork from Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik 1906," page 155, a reprint of the firm's 1906 catalogue. Dimensions: 9 1/2" H., 12 1/4" W. to handles
Lovely bottle-form silver overlay decanter. The chased overlay in interlacing Art Nouveau design has robust wheat and foliates about the tall vessel. An all- silver-covered stopper rests upon the top. Marks for the Alvin Silver Workshop of Rhode Island, known for their fine overlay work, circa 1905. 12 3/8" H.
Stunning, large, fine quality tray with raised, curved and notched borders in the Chippendale style. Bold, curving handles embellish the rectangular form. Made by the well-known Hukin & Heath workshop in Birmingham circa 1890. 14 1/2" W., 24 3/4" W.
Sterling silver Art Nouveau design tea strainer. The elaborately pierced strainer is gilded within. Hallmarks: J. Gloster, Birmingham 1917. 4 1/8" L.
Quatrefoil-form silver gilt cufflinks with incised design. Made in Norway by the Albert Scharwing silver workshop circa 1940's. Workshop marks as well as 835 fine silver marks upon each. 5/8" W., 7/8" L.
Green Jade vase in an optic rib pattern. Steuben's bulbous form with flared opening is Frederick Carder's original design number 2533. An example is pictured in another color in "Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass," by Dimitroff, page 210. 5" H.
Vienna Secession silver drinking cup or goblet by the well-regarded J.C. Klinkosch silver workshop in Vienna circa 1925-'30. The hammered, silver-footed goblet with a swirling, fluted knop upholding the cup was likely designed by Oswald Haerdtl. The artist, known for his distinct Vienna Secession forms, was an assistant to Josef Hoffmann. A beautiful, stylized applique monogram is upon one side. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver as well as workshop marks. Examples of Klinkosch works are found in the Brohan Museum in Berlin. 6 1/8" H.
Pure Arts & Crafts in design! Silvered basket with completely hammered surface. Octagonal form has an applied border at its flared rim with rivet strapwork. Inspired by Shreve's Fourteenth Century Crusader pattern. Made in Connecticut by the Derby Silver Co., circa 1910. 7 1/2" H., 8 1/2" W., 9 1/2" L.
Art Nouveau sterling silver spoon with a woman's head-and-face handle. The Gibson-style woman's hair flows down to a twisted stem. Bowl of the spoon engraved "St. Louis," reverse of handle with initials, dated "Xmas 1906." Made by the Manchester Silver Co. of Rhode Island circa 1904-'06. 5 3/8" L.
Optic Rib Gold Aurene Steuben vase. The vase, with its bulbous bottom and flared opening, is Frederick Carder's original design number 2533. Circa 1920's. An example in another color is pictured on page 210 of "Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass," by Dimitroff. 5" H.
Tall emerald green silver overlay vase. The ribbed glass form with gently flared opening has abundant scrolling overlay foliates with hand-chased details. American circa 1900. 10 1/4" H.