Cherub Antiques Gallery : Antique Cocktail Shakers, Nouveau, Deco, Washington DC
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1455450
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,500.00
Stunning example from the well-regarded Orivit workshop of Cologne, Germany circa 1904. The pewter framework with its fluid, undulating form, has swirling foliate and berry patterns in relief. The large tray is flanked by curving, open Art Nouveau handles with firm's marks stamped beneath. Supported by eight feet, one replaced as seen in photo. Orivit, founded by Wilhelm Ferdinand Hubert Schnitz in 1894, commissioned well-known designers such as Hermann Gradl and Walter Scherf. In 1904 the firm was acquired by WMF {Wurttembergische Metalwaren Fabrik). Pictured in the book title, "ORIVIT: Zinn des Jugendstils aux Koln." The Brohan Museum in Berlin has a prominent collection of Orivit inclusive of several trays. Dimensions: 13 1/2" W., 22 1/2" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1910 item #1455446
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$2,250.00
Art Nouveau Daum Nancy cameo glass quatrefoil-form bowl. Rambling golden leaves along with blue-purple berries, all in cameo, are around the circumference. A mottled background is in tones of yellow, green and amber. Signed in the cameo, Daum Nancy with the Croix de Lorraine. France circa 1900. 3 1/4" H., 8 1/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1455445
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 : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1455443
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,700.00
Chased, large silver overlay flower heads adorn the bottom of the bulbous-form emerald green glass vase. Art Nouveau silver leaves and vines ramble upward upon the tall, long-neck form. An engraved, oval cartouche completes the fine design. Stamped marks for the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 12" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1455441
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$4,400.00
Fine figural Art Nouveau silvered pewter liqueur service depicting a maiden upholding a cut crystal decanter. A fluid Jugendstil base holds six cordial tumblers. Stylized hand-cutting upon the decanter and tumblers is in a Secession design. Designed by Albert Mayer for WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Firm's marks impressed upon base. Illustrated in "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork from Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik 1906," page XXXVII and page 129. 14 1/4" H., 13 1/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1455440
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,150.00
Art Nouveau brass box with bronze patina has a central maiden's face in high relief upon the hinged top. Interlacing foliates in relief complete the cover design. Heart-shape foliates enhance the sides. Wooden lining. Made in France circa 1905. 2 3/4" H., 6 1/4" W., 9 3/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1454635
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$790.00
Stunning antique sterling silver and enamel butterfly brooch. The detailed lilac wings, with veining in black, have iridescent green patterns along with a green body. Made by the John Atkins & Sons workshop, well-known for their fine silver and enamel jewelry. Fully hallmarked: John Atkins, Birmingham 1915. 2 1/4" W., 1 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1454634
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,600.00
Fine antique crystal box with a minutely detailed, cast bronze eagle upon its hinged cover. The eagle is complemented by bronze Art Nouveau floral elements along with foliate-trim mountings. The marquise-form crystal box is cut with vertical fluting and a starburst upon its base. France circa 1900. 2 3/8" H., 4 3/8" W., 8 5/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1900 item #1454630
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$550.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1454629
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$800.00
Very nice example of this highly collected corkscrew. The celluloid stockings are striped in bright dark green and ivory. Nickel mounts are in the form of high-button boots. Influenced by the "Can-Can" dancers of the 19th century, Moulin Rouge-era Paris. Made in Germany circa 1895. 2 5/8" L. closed, 5 1/4" W. fully open
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1910 item #1451957
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,150.00
Beautifully stylized Doulton Lambeth stoneware jardiniere. Interlacing robust foliates as well as whiplash vines are tube lined. Glazed in royal and light blues along with celadon and sepia brown. Unusual mottled, sponged effect upon surface. Impressed Doulton Lambeth marks for period circa 1902 along with decorator marks for Jane Rumbol. 7 3/4" H., 8 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1451956
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,100.00
Stunning Secession design. The body of the copper wine or Champagne cooler is hammered. The brass top with its openwork patterns has Secession florette, as well as geometric forms. Energetic flanking brass handles have a central bead element. Made in Germany circa 1905. 9 3/4" H., 11" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1451955
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,950.00
Sweeping handles flank the bold Art Nouveau wine or Champagne cooler. Interlacing stylized Jugendstil foliates in relief exuberantly adorn front and back. Made by the Gerhardi workshop in Germany circa 1900. 9 3/8" H., 12" W. to handle
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1451953
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$890.00
Stunning example! The wide-lobed form vase, with a crimped center, is in a deep cornflower blue. Four sections of Vienna- Secession-design fine silver overlay, with a distinct Dagobert Peche influence, adorn the surface. The flared top is completely covered in silver. Germany circa 1915. 5 3/8" H.
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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1413922
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$590.00
Extraordinary, lively Austrian bronze dog stands upon its hind legs as it holds a lariat with its paws. The detailed figure has nuanced patination of the detailed fur. Fine example for the collector of unusual Austrian bronze animals. Circa 1910. 3 1/4" H., 2 1/8" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1413890
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$275.00
Handsome pair of rounded, natural coral cufflinks. Each has a gold button beneath with attached gold chain. Edwardian era circa 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1412500
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$650.00
Lovely Victorian silver-plated basket with an elaborate, splayed, twig-form handle. Basket interior has cascading flowers in relief with chased detail. English registry mark beneath for April 26, 1881, along with maker mark of Henry Wilkinson of Sheffield. 4 1/2" H., 10" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1412214
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$2,600.00
A stunning example of fine Art Nouveau. The pewter-mounted glass vase is from the Moritz Hacker (Budapest 1849-1932) workshop founded in Vienna, Austria in 1882. Three detailed, cast irises climb the sides of the Loetz lilac glass vase decorated with undulating waves in aubergine. The well-regarded Hacker, a jeweler to the royal court, often collaborated with Loetz. Signed with Hacker workshop marks upon mount; Vienna circa 1900-05. 8 1/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1412061
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$325.00
Lovely Edwardian ebony candlesticks with a baluster-form column. Each are mounted with a hand-chased silver applique. London circa 1900-10. 6 1/8" H. each
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1412050
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,050.00
Pair of elegant Victorian, English tall wine bottle coaster stands. The high-hat form has pierced design along with garlands and lion masks in relief. The flaring top is cast with flowers and leaves. The pattern is by Barker Ellis of Birmingham circa 1880. 4 1/4" H., 7 3/8" W.