Royal Danish design silver was introduced by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut in 1939. This difficult-to-find matching set of bar tools in this pattern includes a bottle opener, corkscrew and jigger. Each has Royal Danish sterling mounts.
Sterling silver tyg tri-handle-form shot glass. The traditional English design is fully hallmarked: Adie Bros.; Birmingham 1926. 1 3/4" H., 1 1/2" W., 1 3/4" W.
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, Wales; 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.
Beautifully stylized Danish sterling silver cocktail bar spoon. The heavy silver spoon has a looped handle with an applied pendant grape cluster. Very fine quality. Made in Denmark circa 1950 by the C.C. Hermann workshop of Copenhagen. 11 1/4" L.
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 to be retailed by Georg Jensen, USA, in the 1940's. These were retailed for only a few years when designs were briefly continued by International Silver Co. His creations abruptly halted in 1953 due to his untimely passing. Lovely Modernist blossom motif. Pictured in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs, page 125. 3 1/2" H.
Unusual sterling silver Art Deco example from the Lebkeucher silver workshop of New Jersey. One end is a lobed, step form with designated increments for a 1/2- or 1-oz. measure. Invert to use larger measure marked for 2 oz. Stamped Lebkeucher mark circa 1930's. 3 3/4" H.
Sterling silver dinner bell with a beautifully crafted blossom finial. A distinct Georg Jensen-influence design, made in the F. Ramirez silver workshop, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1940's. 3 1/4" H.
Lovely sterling silver bowl with a distinct Alphonse La Paglia influence. The Modernist form is virtually identical to designs commissioned by Georg Jensen to be created by La Paglia to retail in the Jensen store in New York from 1948-'51. Upon the designer's abrupt passing, silver workshops created examples closely based upon those of La Paglia. American circa 1950's. 3 1/8" H., 5 1/4" W.
Whimsical set of sterling silver golf cocktail picks. Fashioned as a leather golf bag, the silver holder contains a set of five golf- club-form picks. All are fully hallmarked: J.J. Nowill, Birmingham 1927. Wonderful example for the collector. 3 1/4" L. each pick; 3" H. overall
Lovely heavy quality sterling silver tea strainer with its original drip stand. The strainer has an elegantly pierced handle. Straining bowl has an unusual elaborate decorative pattern. Presented in a beautifully lined case. Hallmarks: E. Silver & Co., Sheffield 1947. 2 1/2" W. stand, 5 1/8" L. strainer
Very nice Tiffany sterling silver cocktail jigger. The concentrically stepped design serves as measuring increments. First step is 1/2 oz., 2nd is 1 oz., 3rd is 2 oz., and so on. An unusual example from the famous maker. New York circa 1940's. 1 7/8" H.
The sterling silver dinner bell has a fluted geometric bottom. A tall, baluster-form handle completes the elegant design. Made by the Webster Silver Co. of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, circa 1940's. 3 7/8" H.
Set-of-six gilded sterling silver "cock"-tail picks. Each pick has a detailed rooster as its finial. Fitted in original lined box. Hallmarks: Walker & Hall, Chester 1940. 2 7/8" L. each
Sterling silver flask funnel made by the Blackinton silver workshop in Attleboro, Massachusetts circa 1930's. Gilded within. 2" W., 3" L.
Scarce sterling silver flask funnel. Perfect, practical size and proportion. The funnel has a rolled rim, a sign of quality, along with a ring. American circa 1930's. 2 1/2" W., 2 3/8" L.
Fine Modernist silver cocktail condiment bowl. Ideal cocktail bar size for olives or cherries. Reticulated floral, ball-and-loop form designed by Alphonse La Paglia, who created designs for Georg Jensen USA to retail in their New York store in the late 1940's. Marks include Georg Jensen Inc. and L.P. for La Paglia, along with an uncommon mark, GJ within a beaded circle. This mark is rarely seen on La Paglia design examples as it is a mark used on Jensen silver crafted in Denmark. Bowl design pictured on page 110 in "Jensen Silver, the American Designs." 3 1/8" H., 5 1/8" W.
Most unusual to find classic double jigger in sterling silver by Napier. The well-known Connecticut workshop created unusual cocktail accoutrements, almost always in silver plate. This scare, fine quality example was made in Connecticut circa 1930's. 3 5/8" H.
Made by the Durham Silver Co. of New York circa 1952. A distinct Alphonse La Paglia influence sterling silver creamer and sugar set. La Paglia created designs for Georg Jensen U.S.A. to retail in their New York store 1948-'51. 4 3/8" H. sugar, 5 1/4" H. creamer