Beautifully designed American sterling silver bar tool. Multi-function design includes a jigger with a bottle opener upon its end that removes to reveal a corkscrew housed within. Made by the Blackinton Silver Co., of Massachusetts, circa 1930's. 6 1/8" L.
Sterling silver sword-form letter opener created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. One side of the hilt depicts floral symbols: thistle, Scotland; shamrock, Ireland; daffodil, Whales; rose, England. The reverse has symbols of the Commonwealth: kiwi, New Zealand; beaver, Canada; kangaroo, Australia; springbok, S. Africa. Has relief insignia ER II, Elizabeth Regina II. Hallmarks: Sheffield 1953, Harry Atkin. 8 1/2" L.
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 ***
Bold sterling silver brooch designed by Alphonse La Paglia for Georg Jensen U.S.A. circa 1948. Stylized leaves along with beaded and spiral vines are beautifully interpreted. Stamped with Jensen marks as well as handwrought. An example pictured on page 87 in "The American Designs-Jensen Silver." 1 3/4" H., 2 1/2" W.
Lovely candle snuffer designed by Alphonse La Paglia for Georg Jensen U.S.A. circa 1948. A native of Italy, La Paglia was a prominent designer who created silver sold in Jensen's New York shop in late 1940's. 12 3/4" L.
Tiffany sterling silver 1- and 2-ounce measure cocktail jigger. Incised band a tthe center signifies the measure. A scarce example from this famous maker. New York circa 1940's. 2 1/8" H.
Sterling silver Art Deco-era English photo frame. The large frame has an arched top with wave elements upon top as well as corners. Original oak easel back. Hallmarks: W.J. Myatt, Birmingham 1924. 6 3/4" W., 9 1/4" H.; 5 1/2" W., 7 1/2" H. photo
Wonderful example of a difficult-to-find early frame that accommodates two photos. Borders have an engine-turned zipper pattern, popular in the Art Deco era. Original oak easel back. Hallmarks: Harman Bros., Birmingham 1922. 7 3/4" W., 5 7/8" H; 3 3/8" W., 5 3/8" H. each photo.
Modernist design sterling silver double jigger. The beautiful mid-century form has a wave handle. Nice quality example. Made in Mexico circa 1960. 2 7/8" H.
Combination one- and two-ounce Modernist sterling cocktail jigger designed by Alphonse La Paglia. A native of Italy, La Paglia was commissioned to execute designs for Georg Jensen USA. The heavy silver blossom design jigger as pictured in "The American Designs-Jensen Silver" bears a double-eagle American silversmith mark circa 1952. 3 1/2" H.
Whimsical sterling silver jigger in the form of a fireman's pail, engraved "Fire Water." The bucket, with its swiveling bale handle, was made by the Lunt silver workshop of Massachusetts circa 1940's. 2" H., 3" H. to handle.
Lovely quality, heavy sterling silver, large cigarette case. The elegant case has a hidden locking mechanism. Slide top forward in the vertical direction to allow it to spring open. All engine-turned upon both sides with Art Deco designs at top corners. Gilded and inscribed within. Hallmarks: Thomas William Lack, London 1933. 3 3/8" W., 4 1/4" L.
Sterling silver cocktail jigger engraved "Only a Thimble-Full." The hammered measure was made by the Webster Silver Co. of Massachusetts, circa 1930's. 1 5/8" H.
Each sterling silver "cock"-tail pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. Each fully hallmarked: Walker & Hall, Birmingham, 1928. Set-of-six in original fitted box. 2 7/8" L. each pick
Sterling silver cocktail jigger made by Wallace Silver with a Bicentennial silver dollar set at the bottom. Eisenhower 1776-1976 can be seen within the bottom, and the Liberty Bell is viewed beneath. Designed with one- and two-ounce increments. Connecticut, 1976. 2" H.
Whimsical cocktail bar jigger in the form of a top hat. The hat is marked Handmade Sterling. A fine example for the collector of unusual jiggers. American circa 1940. 1 3/4" H., 2 3/4" W.
Quality heavy sterling silver sherry label. The elongated, octagonal-form label has incised detail and is fully hallmarked: John Harvey & Sons Ltd., London 1960. The label was sold by the famous sherry company to commemorate the opening of their shop at Bond and White Church, October 3rd, 1960. 1 3/8" H., 1 5/8" L. label without chain
Fine quality twist-stem sterling silver cocktail bar spoon. Nice functional form with paddle stir at one end. Opposite end has pierced spoon with piercing tines for olives or citrus. Made by Black, Starr & Gorham in New York, circa 1940. 11 1/8" L.