Made by the Durham Silver Co. of New York circa 1952. A distinct Alphonse La Paglia influence sterling silver creamer and sugar set. La Paglia created designs for Georg Jensen U.S.A. to retail in their New York store 1948-'51. 4 3/8" H. sugar, 5 1/4" H. creamer
Bold magnifier has a curved staghorn handle. Detailed English silver mounts are fully hallmarked: George Howson, Sheffield 1900. 4" W., 10 1/4" L.
Lovely Anglo-Indian sterling silver frame with a curved design. The frame has detail of elephants among trees in high relief. Wooden easel back. Silver of this genre was made in the Lucknow region on India, early 1900's. 5" W., 6 1/2" H.; 3 1/4" W., 4 3/4" H. photo
Lushly enameled in green upon its silver handle. The magnifier is hallmarked: Martin Hall (Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall), Sheffield 1894. 5" L.
Fine quality aqua Bristol glasses with cut pillar stems. Additional cutting upon the goblet. A beautiful Victorian-era set, circa 1890. 5 1/4" H. each
Lovely Art Deco footed tray, or salver, in difficult-to-find size. Rectangular form with rounded central corners. Outer corners are geometrically cut with an Art Deco geometric applique upon the top. Made by Francis Howard of Sheffield circa 1925. 5 3/8" W., 7" L.
Lovely quality sterling silver and mother-of-pearl butter knife. The curved, scallop-edge blade is finely hand-engraved with a floral-and-ribbon pattern. Hallmarks: Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1887. Ideal for pâté and soft cheeses. Complete in original, lush red- velvet- and silk-lined box. 6 3/4" L.
Elegant, large, sterling silver magnifier. The long handle has a hand-chased spiral-foliate pattern in relief. Hallmarks: Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1899. 4" W., 10 1/4" L.
Frederick Carder's scarce Steuben Selenium Red vase in optic swirl pattern. The vibrant vase is Carder's original design #6031 as seen in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner, page 277. Circa 1920. 7" H.
Beautiful antique sterling silver magnifier with a lovely swirl grip handle. Mount upon the glass ring has a complementing pattern in relief as well as bead-edge detail. Hallmarks: Adie & Lovekin, Birmingham 1900. 3" W., 7" L.
Beautiful and bold Art Nouveau sterling silver frame. Undulating borders surround a hammered surface on the large form. Original lush velvet easel back. Hallmarks: Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1905. 8 1/2" W., 11 1/2" H., 5 7/8" W., 8 1/8" H. photo
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1392617 (stock #741)
Art Deco Modernist swirl-pattern cocktail shaker. Lovely quality and design, made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany 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.***
Completely hammered wine bottle stand. The Vienna Secession-era stand was made in the Frantisek Bibus, known as Franz, workshop in Bohemia (Czechoslovakia) circa 1910. 2 1/4" H., 3 1/2" W.
Fine Gorham sterling silver whisky flask. The glass form is covered in basket-weave silver and is fitted with a convenient, removable drinking cup, gilded within. Top cap has a bayonet hinge and turns to lock or unlock. Marked with the firm's "caliper" date symbol for 1908 along with the famous Rhode Island silver workshop's hallmarks. 2 5/8" W., 5 1/4" H.
Lushly enameled Scandinavian cufflinks. Gilded sterling silver, Modernist design. Made by the Aksel Holmsen workshop in Norway, circa 1940's. 1/2" W., 7/8" L.
Tiffany patinated bronze Zodiac-pattern bookends. The pair depicts the twelve signs of the zodiac in relief. Impressed marks upon each. Tiffany Studios, New York 1091. Circa 1905. A similar pair illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 36. 6" H., 5" W.
Remarkably detailed enamel and sterling silver butterfly brooch. Aqua with gradations of emerald green along with golden and sienna accents. Black veining defines the realistic wing pattern. Fine example made by the John Atkins & Sons workshop. Fully hallmarked John Atkins, Birmingham 1918. 2 5/8" W., 1 3/4" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1392548 (stock #740)
Very fine quality sterling silver cocktail shaker made by the C.C. Hermann silver workshop of Copenhagen, circa 1950. A distinct Georg Jensen influence, the heavy cocktail shaker has a panel-design cap with elaborately cast and applied pendant grape clusters along with leaves and vines. A concentrically stepped shoulder and bead detail enhance the form. Wafer strainer with handle has pierced round along with alternating geometric elements. A knob finial seal complements the extraordinary example. 11 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 ***