Cherub Antiques Gallery : Antique Cocktail Shakers, Nouveau, Deco, Washington DC
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1441850
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$950.00
The original lithograph is an announcement for the performer "Lidia" at the Alcazar D'Ete, an outdoor concert venue in Paris 19th century. Carved frame with UV-Plexi 19 1/2" W., 23 1/4" H.

Les Maitres de l'Affiche

In the 1890's streets in major cities were enriched with large and colorful advertising posters created by leading artists of the era. The prominent artist, Jules Cheret had his own print workshop in Paris which offered works from the Imprimierie Chaix print workshop. As artistic director of Chaix, Cheret had the vision to create Les Maitres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster). The series of 11 3/8" x 15 5/8" posters designed by the most prestigious poster artists of the day were chromolithographic reductions of the same large format examples be these artists. Prints were sold in packages of four and offered from December 1895 to 1900. Ninety seven artists were represented in the series which on occasion included a bonus plate. 256 total plates or images were produced in the five years Les Maitres de l'Affiche was offered. Each print has an embossed seal confirming it's authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1441849
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$875.00
The original lithograph by Georges Meunier, 1898, advertises the famous 19th century Parisian dance hall, Bullier. Carved frame with UV-Plexi, 19 1/2" W., 23 1/4" H.

Les Maitres de l'Affiche

In the 1890's streets in major cities were enriched with large and colorful advertising posters created by leading artists of the era. The prominent artist, Jules Cheret had his own print workshop in Paris which offered works from the Imprimierie Chaix print workshop. As artistic director of Chaix, Cheret had the vision to create Les Maitres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster). The series of 11 3/8" x 15 5/8" posters designed by the most prestigious poster artists of the day were chromolithographic reductions of the same large format examples be these artists. Prints were sold in packages of four and offered from December 1895 to 1900. Ninety seven artists were represented in the series which on occasion included a bonus plate. 256 total plates or images were produced in the five years Les Maitres de l'Affiche was offered. Each print has an embossed seal confirming it's authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1441848
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$775.00
The original lithograph by Alice R. Glenny advertises the Women's Edition of the 19th century publication, Buffalo Courier. Glenny, an American painting and graphic artist, became president of the Buffalo society of artists. She studied with William Merritt Chase. Carved frame with UV-Plexi, 19 1/2" W., 23 1/4" H.

Les Maitres de L'Affiche

In the 1890's streets in major cities were enriched with large and colorful advertising posters created by leading artists of the era. The prominent artist, Jules Cheret had his own print workshop in Paris which offered works from the Imprimierie Chaix print workshop. As artistic director of Chaix, Cheret had the vision to create Les Maitres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster). The series of 11 3/8" x 15 5/8" posters designed by the most prestigious poster artists of the day were chromolithographic reductions of the same large format examples be these artists. Prints were sold in packages of four and offered from December 1895 to 1900. Ninety seven artists were represented in the series which on occasion included a bonus plate. 256 total plates or images were produced in the five years Les Maitres de l'Affiche was offered. Each print has an embossed seal confirming it's authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #1441829
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$690.00
Lovely Georgian sterling silver snuff box with gently curved top to allow a comfortable fit within a breast or waistcoat pocket. The beautifully precision decorated box has a rambling wreath and flower head design, along with prick and wriggle work edging. A vacant rectangular cartouche completes the top's design. Reverse with further prick and wriggle has central engraved foliates; gilded interior. Hallmarks: Joseph Willmore (1773-1844), Birmingham 1826. Bears King George III silver duty stamp. Well regarded as a snuff box maker, Joseph registered his mark at the Birmingham assay office in 1806 and was the grandson of silver maker Thomas Willmore, who registered with the office in the year of it's founding, 1773. 1 3/8" W., 2 1/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #1434555
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,700.00
Superb quality and beautifully presented. Arts & Crafts English sterling silver tyg tri-handle tots or shot glasses. Each are fully hallmarked for J & W Deakin of Sheffield, 1911. In addition, each bears marks beneath for prominent retailer Cooke & Kelvey of Calcutta. The establishment founded by Thomas Cooke & Robert Kelvey in the Victorian era, offered finest quality silver and jewels to Royals and Nobility of the era. Fitted in original silk and velvet lined case. 2" H. 1 1/4" W., 1 3/4" W. to handles each.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1433115
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$975.00
Open flower heads adorn the Art Nouveau frame with its robust scrolling elements. The elegant wave-form frame is completed by a vacant asymmetrical cartouche upon its top. Hallmarks: Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1898.  5 3/4" W., 8 1/4" H.; 3 3/4" W., 5 1/2" H. photo  
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #1433114
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$290.00
Superb example for the collector of golf related items. The sterling silver spoon has a golfer attired in traditional, period knickers and a cap. He is poised to putt a golf ball upon the naturalistic turf beneath him. Remarkable, minute crisp detail to the face and the attire. Hallmarks: Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1911. 5" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #1432729
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$950.00
Detailed hand chased foliates surround the naturalistic design. Green agate is inset in the form of top and side fronds of the thistle. A bottom striker and chatelaine ring upon the vesta top complete the unusual example. Hallmarks: Joseph Cook & Sons, Birmingham, 1919. 1 1/4" W., 1 7/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1432728
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$475.00
The handsome large sterling silver vesta case is hammered upon its front with a central medallion inscribed, Lancs & Yorks, Bulldog Match, 1909, along with chased accents. The gently curved back is undecorated and a chatelaine ring is upon the vesta's side. A striker completes the design of this unusual example marking the Bulldog event in the Lancashire and Yorkshire region. Hallmarks: Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall, Birmingham, 1906. 2 1/8" H., 2 1/8" W.  
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1419541
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$465.00
Bold magnifier has a naturally textured staghorn handle for a comfortable grip. Sterling silver end mount with its foliate-and-ribbon design is hallmarked: Henry Howson, Sheffield 1895. 4" W., 10 1/2" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1419537
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$425.00
Antique sterling silver Edwardian whistle. The fully functional whistle is mounted with a chatelaine ring. Hallmarked: William Oliver, Birmingham 1909. 2" L. with ring
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1419060
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,950.00
Extraordinary Art Nouveau large double photo frame made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. A central, romanticized maiden upholds sweeping flowers upon vines on the rectangular form. Jugendstil designs in relief further enhance the borders of the frame that accommodates two photos. Illustrated on page 305 in the well-known WMF 1906 catalogue published by the Antiques Collectors Club. Signed beneath with workshop marks. 12 1/4" W., 10 1/2" H.; 3 3/8" H., 3 1/2" W. each photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1418520
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$590.00
Handsome antique crocodile-wrapped whisky flask. Fitted with a removable silvered drinking cup, gilded within. Made in Sheffield circa 1910 by James Dixon & Sons. 3 3/4" W., 6 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1418517
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,750.00
A WMF Art Nouveau sweetmeat stand designed by the influential sculptor/designer Albert Mayer for the well-known German firm, WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik). Mayer was appointed head of the Art Studio in 1894 and specialized in designs which depicted beautiful maidens and nymphs with flowing hair, etc. Illustrated in The Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork Catalog 1906. Bears WMF mark underneath. Germany circa 1900. 9" H., 14" L., 5 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1417221
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,150.00
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 is threaded to turn and lock into place. A bayonet hinge keeps the cap from detaching. Hallmarks: James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1912. 3 3/8" W., 5 5/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1417218
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$350.00
Antique sterling silver whistle with a ribbed pattern. The Victorian-era example, with its chatelaine ring, is fully functioning. Hallmarks: Francis Webb, Birmingham 1894. 1 7/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1416577
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$550.00
Lovely Art Nouveau letters or stationery box has its original fitted wooden interior. Extensive Art Nouveau whiplash, foliates and scenic designs are in relief on the silvered, hinged-top form. Made in England circa 1900. 3 1/2" D., 9" L. 5 3/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1413927
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$475.00
A carved wood Victorian-era wooden handle with silver mounts is upon the magnifier. Silver has floral as well as chased designs. Hallmarks: Maker TR.AR, Birmingham 1891. 4" W., 10 1/2" L.