Cherub Antiques Gallery : Antique Cocktail Shakers, Nouveau, Deco, Washington DC
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1402865
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Chased, large flowerheads adorn the bottom of the bulbous-form silver-overlay vase. Art Nouveau silver leaves and vines travel upward upon the long-neck trumpet form. Stamped marks for the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1402812
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Lovely, quality, handsome crocodile-wrapped sterling silver whisky flask. Silver drinking cup removes for convenience and is gilded within. Bayonet-design, hinge-top cap. Hallmarks: Frederick Asman & Co., Sheffield 1919. 4 1/2" H., 2 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1910 item #1402761
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A fine example for the collector of Doulton Lambeth's rare designs. Tall, baluster-form stoneware vase with a rich, creamy ground, is extensively decorated. Applied golden butterflies are among three sections of tube-decorated wind-and-cloud elements. Further applications include light blue flowerheads. Art Nouveau florals are deeply incised and glazed in dark blue, light blue, as well as sienna tones. Upper portion is glazed in mottled blues, aqua and celadon. Impressed workshop marks include those of the well-regarded senior artist, Eliza Simmance, known for combining several techniques on single vessel. Additional assistant marks are present, including Bessie Newberry's. Circa 1905. 14 7/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1910 item #1402374
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Bold and beautiful Art Nouveau wine or beer jug made by the well-known Orivit workshop in Cologne, Germany circa 1904. The tall pewter jug has a finely detailed eagle upon its front. The beak-form front of its hinged cover opens to offer a pouring lip. The wide base has undulating peacock-feather forms in relief. Photo of an example is pictured in "Orivit, Zinn des Jugendstils aus Koln," an early Orivit catalogue, page 100. 13 1/2" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1401991
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Art Nouveau sterling silver frame has curving sides along with an undulating, curved top. Pendant floral bouquets and vines are in relief upon its borders. Hallmarks: Boots Pure Drug Co.; Birmingham 1909. 6" W., 7 7/8" H.; 3 1/2" W., 5 1/4" H. photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1401915
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Elaborately detailed antique snuff box with a variety of engine-turned patterns within scrolling cartouches upon its hinged top. All are enhanced with hand-chased florals. Reverse is decorated with engine-turned wave panels along with floral scroll corners and a central, chased bouquet. Gilded interior. Stamped with silver guarantee mark and maker: France circa 1890. 1 1/2" W., 2 5/8" L., 3/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1401649
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Stunning Art Nouveau silver beaker is finely engraved with rambling flowers and vines. Two butterflies among the foliates complete the elegant form. Hallmarks include Minerva head for the first French standard of 950 Fine Silver; maker Claude Doutre Rousse, Paris circa 1895. 3 1/8" H., 2 5/8" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1910 item #1401606
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Stunning bold Doulton Lambeth stoneware vase decorated with pink dogwood flowers within three sections. Rambling Art Nouveau leaves glazed in greens surround the florals. All are against a mottled celadon ground. The applied foot, as well as the top rim, have a mocha glaze with blue highlights inside the neck. Impressed marks beneath for the highly regarded artist, Eliza Simmance, known for winning awards at international exhibitions. Incised assistant decorator marks along with date letter "G" for 1906. 12" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1401305
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Handsome English antique sterling- silver-mounted flask. Bound with crocodile, the flask has a drinking cup with gilded interior which slips off for convenience. Cap has a bayonet hinge and pivots to lock into place. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1897. 3 1/4" W., 5 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1401262
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Lovely sterling silver Art Nouveau photo frame. An Alphonse- Mucha-inspired maiden is in relief upon the undulating form. Rambling flowers and vines, along with a butterfly, adorn the romanticized design. Hallmarks: R.U. & Co., Birmingham 1907. 5 3/4" W., 6 5/8" H., 3 3/4" diameter photo.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1401166
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Exquisite example of a tall, high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Sweeping whiplash handles flank the sides of the reticulated Jugendstil form. An example is illustrated on page 154 of the well-known WMF 1900 English catalogue. Firm's marks beneath. 7 1/2" W. to handles, 8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1400916
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Extraordinary Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler is a punch bowl as well. The hammered copper cooler has pendant grapes, leaves and vines in high relief. Fluid brass whiplash handles are upon its sides. The stunning form, with an undulating rim, becomes a punch bowl when its original olive green crystal liner is placed within. The complementing cover has an undulating brass florette, along with vines, and rests upon the crystal liner. A bottle can also be placed into the liner along with ice if desired. Made by the Carl Deffner workshop in Esslingen, Germany circa 1900. Deffner produced Jugendstil design of the highest order and his works are represented in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. 9 1/2" H. to handles, 12 3/4" H. overall, 12 1/8" at handles
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1400871
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Antique sterling silver Victorian whistle. In fine condition and mounted with a chatelaine ring with an 1887 sixpence coin. A profile of Queen Victoria is upon the front of the coin. The wonderful, functional whistle is fully hallmarked. Cornelius Desormeaux Saunders & James Francis Hollings Shepherd, Birmingham, 1900. 2" L. whistle, 2 3/4" L. with coin
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1400868
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Loetz Papillon glass vase in lustrous aqua and green iridescence. Finely chased silver overlay work in a whiplash design along with rambling vines and rising ivy is upon the form. Silver completely covers the top rim. Austria circa 1900. 3" H., 3 1/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1400866
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High Art Nouveau chased silver overlay upon green glazed porcelain vase. There are four sections of florals and vines which dance about the lovely form. Signed beneath with the marks for the Lenox porcelain workshop of New Jersey, circa 1900. Silver is stamped with marks for Alvin Silver of Rhode Island. 5 5/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1400599
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Lovely, extensively detailed Art Nouveau silver overlay covers the surface of the red glass vase. Decorated with rambling florals and vines, which are all finely chased. American circa 1900. 8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1399904
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Fine set-of-six sterling silver shot glasses. The Arts & Crafts two-handle trophy- cup-form shots are each fully hallmarked: Finnigans Ltd., London 1904. The famous silver workshop retailed their wares in Manchester and London and rivaled Asprey at turn-of-the-century in England. Beautifully presented in original fitted, satin- and velvet-lined case. 1 3/4" H., 2 1/2" W. each
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1399106
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Silvered crocodile-wrapped flask with a convenient, detachable drinking cup that is gilded within. A hinged bayonet cap pivots to lock and unlock. Made in England circa 1910. 2 7/8" W., 5" H.