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
Flared Modernist silver bowl from the GAB (Guldsmedsaktiebolaget) workshop of Sweden. The footed form, fashioned in three sections, has a central, stylized band of Art Deco florals in relief. The quality craftsmanship displays rolled rims at top as well as bottom. The GAB workshop, founded in 1867, evolved into Sweden's leading producer of Modernist silver under the direction of Jacob Angman. Hallmarked: GAB, date mark 1927, Stockholm assay,as well as 830 Fine Silver. 5 1/4" H., 8 3/8" W.
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.
Sterling silver letter opener created to commemorate the Silver Jubilee, or 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation. The opener, with a detailed crown at its top, is engraved ERII along with 1952-1977. Hallmarks: London 1977, maker B&H, monarch head of Queen Elizabeth. Original box. 7 5/8" L.
A rare example of a sterling silver double jigger that adapts to a functioning funnel. Bottom of the jigger has a peg that fits into the open funnel section to convert the form into a double jigger. American, circa 1940's. 3 7/8" H.; 2 3/8" funnel
Fine in both quality and design. The tall, hand-hammered Chinese export silver shot glass has a detailed, hand-chased dragon applique that wraps about the circumference. A vacant medallion applique further enhances the design. Made by the Wing On silver workshop of Hong Kong circa 1920. 2 1/8" H.
Pure Art Deco in design. The wine, or Champagne cooler is boldly, concentrically stepped. Sides are flanked with graduated dual loop handles. Made in France circa 1930's. 7 5/8" H., 10" W. to handles
A rare cocktail shaker in the form of a carved whiskey barrel. Relief carving depicts nine different Dutch scenes of drinkers imbibing in festive colonial merriment. Top unscrews to reveal a pierced side-pour strainer. Impressed marks beneath for the Barbour Silver Plate Co., Connecticut circa 1925. Barbour was a division of the International Silver Co. as were firms that produced the famous Lighthouse and Golf-Bag shakers. Superb example for the collector of figurals. 7 1/4" H, 4" W. ***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.***
Elegant sterling silver, large condiment set with pair of pepperettes along with a pair of trophy- cup-form open salts and mustard pot with bristol- blue-glass liners. Hallmarks; William Adams, Birmingham 1931. Accompanied by three silver condiment spoons. Hallmarks: Cooper Bros. 1945-54. All are fitted in beautiful, original silk- and velvet-lined case. Retailer's mark for W.T. Story, Goldsmith & Jeweler of Dewsbury, Halifax & Barrow. 3 1/4" H. pepperettes, 2 1/4" H. salts, 2 5/8" H. mustard
Unusual French silver tastevin, or wine taster, fashioned by a skilled silversmith from a 5-franc coin. The rim of the hand-hammered bowl, made from the actual edge of the coin, reads, "Dieu Protege La France" (God Protect France). The base of the tastevin is set with a 1919 1-franc coin and the handle is fashioned from a 1916 50-centimes coin. Nice example for the collector, circa 1920. 2" W., 2 3/4" L.
Lovely high French Art Deco tray. Rectangular form with gently curing sides. Beautifully detailed cast geometric open handles flank the ends. A relief notch pattern enhances the raised borders. Impeccable quality. Made in France by Orfevrerie Perrin, circa 1925. 12 1/4" W., 21 3/4" L.
Stunning Art Deco wine, or Champagne cooler. The geometrically paneled form has dual incised bandings about its circumference. Bold, high Art Deco handles with angular stylized florals in relief adorn the sides. Made in France circa 1925. 7 3/4" H., 10" W. to handles
Sterling silver English engine-turned geometric Champagne, or cocktail, swizzle. Push upward from bottom to reveal a multi-purpose swizzle to stir that perfect cocktail, or bubbles in Champagne. A chatelaine ring is upon the end. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1975. 3 1/8" L., 4 7/8" extended
Very fine quality wine or Champagne cooler. The Art Deco form, with its concentrically stepped design, was made by the Christofle workshop in France circa 1930's. Geometric, flanking handles complete the handsome cooler. 8 1/4" H., 9" W. to handles
Stunning design, purely Danish in form. Silver cufflinks with a reticulated, stylized floral in a distinct Georg- Jensen-influence design. Made by the well-regarded Eiler & Marloe workshop in Copenhagen circa 1950's. Stamped firm's marks along with 830 fine silver marks. 5/8" W., 7/8" L.
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Classic cocktail shaker with bold engine-turned bandings in a weave pattern. The strainer section houses a prong-form citrus piercer. Made by the William Suckling workshop of Sheffield, circa 1930's. 8" 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 ***
Stunning design! Wine or Champagne cooler with bold, triple-loop handles upon the sides. Six rows of banded detail further complement the design. Made in France circa 1930's. 8" H., 9 1/8" W. to handles