Unusual set-of-six cocktail picks, each mounted with an actual sixpence silver coin. The coins each have a profile of King George V upon the front. Two dated 1921 and two dated 1922 have a rampant lion on reverse; one dated 1928 and one dated 1929 have oak leaves on reverse. Coins are mounted upon long, twist-stem cocktail picks. Each stamped with 830 silver fineness. 5" L. each pick.
Striking Modernist design! Beautifully crafted, hammered silver, shallow bowl or tray. The rounded, rectangular form rises slightly and has two cylindrical handles. Made by the Wilkens & Sohne silver workshop in Bremen-Hemelingen, Germany, circa 1935. Examples of the Wilkens works of this genre are in the collection of the Brohan Museum in Berlin. Ideal form and proportion for function as a condiment bowl or card tray. Impressed marks beneath for 830 Fine Silver as well as workshop marks. 5/8" H., 4 3/8" W., 5 1/2" L.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1950 item #1357215 (stock #615)
Mid-century Bauhaus-influence cocktail shaker. Unusual pattern with three rows of concentrically graduated strainer holes. Made in Germany for the Towle Co. of Massachusetts, circa 1940. 8 3/8" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
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Impeccable quality and design. Elegantly stylized French Art Deco cocktail shaker with indented banding about the circumference accented by additional incised bands. A rounded, stepped cap completes the form. The interior houses a citrus reamer with an elaborate strainer section with pierced flowers. Made in France circa 1930's. 8 1/2" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality 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.***
Classic Art Deco wine or Champagne cooler, made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1930's. The Modernist-form cooler has semicircular, concentrically stepped Art Deco handles. 8 1/8" H., 9 1/2" W. to handles
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Personal-size cocktail shaker for one. The design features a gilded recipe-dial top. A rotating arrow offers cocktail selections such as a Martini, Bronx, Manhattan and so on. Interior is fitted with a side-pour strainer. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 6 1/4" 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 ***
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A classic-form cocktail shaker with ridged elements upon the lower section. A rounded, bevel top cap jigger has a complementing ridge pattern. Made in France circa 1930's. 8 1/4" 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 ***
Set-of-six Swedish Modernist cocktail goblets made by Tesi of Gothenberg, Sweden circa 1940's. Each silvered, footed goblet is supported by a stem incised with three rows of double bands. Patinated recesses enhance the design. 3 3/8" H. each
Sleek Modernist-form tray with flat ends and gently curved sides. Ideal cocktail-tray proportion for serving or display. Made by the well-regarded Wiskemann workshop in Belgium circa 1930's. 13" W., 7 5/8" H.
Engine-turned borders highlight the cover of the silver-plated box with its gadroon-edge detail. Made by Cooper Bros. of Sheffield circa 1925. 1 7/8" H., 3 5/8" W., 4 1/2" H.
Art- Deco-era, sterling silver three-piece condiment set consisting of a salt cellar, pepperette and mustard pot along with two spoons and blue glass liners. Tasteful, stepped-base design on condiments. Hallmarks: Docker & Burn, Birmingham 1926. Shell-pattern spoons' hallmarks: Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1910. 1 1/4" H. salt, 1 7/8" H. mustard, 2: H. pepperette
Lovely French Art Deco cordial set. Set-of-six hexagonal-form silvered cordial glasses stand upon their original tray. Tray has high Art Deco geometric forms in relief upon the corners and handles of the angular design. Original fitted silk- and- velvet-lined box. Made in France circa 1930. 5 1/4" W., 9 3/8" L. tray; 1 5/8" H. each cordial
Silver travel frame designed to hold two photos. Engine-turned, geometric Art Deco patterns upon each side. Made in Mainz, Germany circa 1925. Marks for the Martin Mayer workshop along with 830 fine silver marks. 2 3/8" H., 1 7/8" W. closed; 3 1/2" W. fully open
Tastefully designed Scandinavian Mid-Century silver cufflinks. A geometric scallop design is in relief upon the top of each. Made in Denmark by the Bernhard Hertz workshop, with their stamp upon each along with 830 fine silver marks; circa 1960. 1/2" W., 3/4" L.
Pure Art- Deco-design silver compact with angular, asymmetrical pattern upon its top. Reverse has a complementing incised design. The sides are completely hand-chased with florals. Gilded interior retains its original bevelled mirror. Austro-Hungarian stamped marks for 835 fine Silver. Assayed in Linz, circa 1925. 2 3/8" W.
Boldly stylized Art Deco sterling silver box. The engine-turned cover with its stepped sides has contrasting, polished geometric patterns. Wooden-lined and fully hallmarked: Ernest W. Haywood, Birmingham 1937. 1 1/2" H., 3 1/2" W., 6 1/4" L.
Very fine Vienna Secession silver box. Exquisite example created in the well-known Alexander Sturm silver workshop in Vienna, circa 1922-32. Possibly designed by Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956). Prior to 1903 Sturm made designs for Hoffman, prior to the founding of the Wiener Werkstatte, again resuming Hoffmann designs circa 1932, when Wiener Werkstatte closed. Examples of Sturm silver have been featured in exhibits at the Neue Galerie in New York. Stamped marks for A. Strum as well as 900 Fine Siver mark. 2 1/2" H., 5 3/8" W., 6 7/8" L.
Sterling silver condiment set consisting of salt, pepperette, mustard pot and two spoons. Reticulated pattern reveal cobalt crystal liners. Fitted in original velvet- and- silk-lined box. Hallmarks: Edwin Turner, Birmingham 1921 condiments; William Davenport, Birmingham 1918 spoons. 1 1/4" H. salt, 1 3/4" H. mustard, 1 7/8" H. pepperette