Cherub Antiques Gallery : Antique Cocktail Shakers, Nouveau, Deco, Washington DC
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1396477
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Fine set-of-six sterling silver tots, or shot glasses. The Arts & Crafts tyg tri- handle-form shots are each fully hallmarked: James Wakely & Frank Clarke Wheeler, London 1904. Beautifully presented in original, fitted, satin- and velvet-lined case bearing retailer stamp for Curtis & Horspool Jewellers of Leicester, by Appointment to H.M. the King. 2" H., 1 3/8" W., 2" W. to handles each
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1396465
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Stunning Vienna Secession silver stand with four pillar columns has four curved-and-rolled supports at its rounded base. A cut-crystal bowl with notched edging, as well as incised banded detail, rises above. A central medallion with button top holds the bowl in place. Pillar form is a distinct Josef Hoffmann influence, as seen in examples executed by Wiener Werkstatte. Impressed 800 Fine Silver marks, along with Vienna assay and maker mark, circa 1905. 7 1/8" H., 8 3/8" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1396407
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Vienna Secession basket designed by architect Hans Ofner (1880-1939) and made in the Argentor workshop in Austria circa 1905. Crystal liner rests within rounded frame displaying gitterwerk elements upon its circumference as well as its open handle. Ofner studied with Josef Hoffmann at the Kunstgewerbescule. He went on to create Vienna Secession interiors along with fine metalwork, furniture and jewelry. An Ofner gitterwerk vase by Argentor is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 7 1/2" H., 5 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1920 item #1396035
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Art Nouveau silvered pewter letter opener made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1910. A detailed dog's head among Art Nouveau foliates is upon the top of the opener's blade. 8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1396034
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Jugendstil-design tray with sweeping sides. Reticulated angular handles as well as Secession-influence elements complete the pewter frame surrounding the inset oak bottom. Marks for the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop, circa 1905. Illustrated in the WMF 1906 catalogue, page 181. 8 1/2" W., 15" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1395999
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Stylized Secession florals and blossoms are in relief upon the top as well as sides of the oval snuff box. A vacant oval medallion has delicate beaded edging. Gilded interior. 800 Fine Silver mark along with maker stamp, Germany circa 1905. 1 1/2" W., 2" L. 5/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1910 item #1394720
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Tudric pewter butter dish designed by the famous Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. circa 1902-05. The open tri-handle form, with its stylized honesty leaves in relief, has its original Powell glass liner. Impressed marks beneath with model number 0162 Tudric. An example pictured in "Archibald Knox," by Stephen A. Martin, page 208. 5 5/8" W., 1 1/2" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1394464
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Made by Henry Wilkinson of Sheffield circa 1910. Brown leather-covered flask has a detachable drinking cup. The cup is hand-chased with detailed foliates and is gilded within. 3 1/4" W., 5 5/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1394408
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Round pottery tray with robust Art Nouveau florals glazed in cobalt blue with two tones of gray upon a white ground. A pierced gallery enhances the surround. Germany circa 1905. 12" W., 1 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1394035
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Lovely box with pottery inset upon its hinged top. Interlacing high Art Nouveau design glazed in deep blue and gold upon a white ground. Box made of nickel; Germany circa 1905. 2 7/8" H., 4 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1394026
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Most unusual example of a fine Art Nouveau silver card case. Rambling vines along with daffodils in high relief are upon the cover of the case. The case, with its spring mechanism, opens to reveal a beautifully fitted interior of moire silk. Each side has a gusset pocket to hold a card. The form accommodates modern- day-size business cards. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver along with maker stamp: Germany circa 1900. 2 5/8" W., 4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1920 item #1394004
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A beautifully interpreted pair of Vienna Secession-design candlesticks made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1910. Clearly a Josef Hoffmann influence with lobed and beaded elements. Firm's marks beneath each. 5 7/8" H., 4 1/8" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1394001
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Whimsical figural cigar cutter in the form of a monkey designed by Igantius Taschner, Germany (1871-1913), known for his animal sculptures. Lift the steel monkey's tail, insert cigar and guillotine design drops tip into hammered copper bowl beneath. A fine example for the collector of cigar cutters; circa 1905. 7" W., 4 1/4" H., 4 5/8" H. (tail extended)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1393941
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Jugendstil pottery rectangular tray glazed in white with green and gold Art Nouveau patterns at its borders. A heavy brass gallery with a reticulated Secession design and flanking open handles complete the stunning form. Germany circa 1910. 2" H., 8 1/4" W., 15 1/2" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1393620
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Beautifully hand-carved, wooden foliate ends flank the adjustable book slide. Pull and slide to accommodate a larger stack of books. England circa 1880. 7 7/8" H., 6 3/4" W., 17" L.; 27" L. fully extended
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1393580
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Beautifully executed Vienna Secession design upon this biscuit barrel made by the well-known firm of WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1905. Reticulated frame and lid with Secession elements which are repeated in the hand-cut and etched crystal liner. Illustrated on page 252 in the workshop's 1906 catalogue. 8 1/2" H., 3 3/4" D., 5 3/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1393574
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Silvered crocodile-wrapped flask in desirable discreet size. A detachable drinking cup with gilded interior slips off for convenience. England circa 1910. 2 1/4" W., 3 3/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1393573
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Silvered crocodile-wrapped flask is curved upon its back to fit comfortably into a hip or breast pocket. Detachable drinking cup is gilded within. A hinged bayonet cap pivots to open or lock into place. England circa 1910. 3" W., 5" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1393541
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Elegant set of sterling silver and mother- of- pearl-handle fruit knives. Set-of-six in original, fitted silk- and- velvet-lined case are fully hallmarked: Frederick Asman & Co., Sheffield 1919. 6 3/8" L. each
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1393331
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Handsome English glass ice cooler is cut as well as acid-etched. The banded design is in the form of a barrel with bale handle. Complete with its own ice drainer. England circa 1910. 5" H., 7 3/4" H. to handle
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1393304
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English whisky flask with sterling silver mounts. The flask is bound with crocodile. A convenient drinking cup with gilded interior slips off for convenience. Curved back to fit nicely into a hip or breast pocket. Hallmarks: G & JW Hawksley, Sheffield 1902. 3 1/2" W., 6 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1393069
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A pair of basket-form sterling silver salt cellars have foliates in relief. Each salt, with its cobalt-blue liner, is accompanied by its own spoon. All fully hallmarked: Joseph Gloster, Birmingham 1905. 2 1/4" W., 1 1/4" H' 2 1/4" L. spoons
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1392965
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Bold magnifier has a curved staghorn handle. Detailed English silver mounts are fully hallmarked: George Howson, Sheffield 1900. 4" W., 10 1/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1392963
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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
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1392959
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Lushly enameled in green upon its silver handle. The magnifier is hallmarked: Martin Hall (Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall), Sheffield 1894. 5" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1900 item #1392958
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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 #1392812
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1392802
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1392681
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1392676
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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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1920 item #1392616
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1392599
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1392556
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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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1392554
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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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1392163
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Handsome English magnifier. Staghorn handle with sterling silver mounts. Each mount has ram's-head-relief design along with beaded accents. Hallmarks: William Beatson, Sheffield 1893. 4" W., 10 3/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1392160
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Rambling Art Nouveau silver overlay vines are upon the baluster-form vase. Two central flower heads with hand-chased detail complete the lovely design. American circa 1900. 6 3/8" H.