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.
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
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.
Figural whisky bottle-form cigar striker lighter. Wand attached to the fluid-filled bottle's cap removes for striking upon the metal plate that is attached to the enamelled iron base. Toasting goblet-form holders are for matches. England, circa 1930's. 4 3/8" H., 3 3/4" L. at base.
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
Lovely sterling silver letter opener made by the Carl M. Cohr workshop of Fredericia Denmark circa 1940's. The Georg Jensen influence design has a leaf and open vine at its top. Perfect form for actual function. 6 1/2" L.
Handsome Art Deco sterling silver patterned engine turned photo frame. Nice large size for modern photos. Two available. Fully hallmarked: Sanders & Mackenzie, Birmingham 1923. 6 3/4" W., 8 3/4" H.; 5 7/8" W., 7 7/8" photo
Fine pair of two-light, Modernist, Danish silver candle holders made by the well-regarded Grann & Laglye workshop of Copenhagen. A round, raised, disc foot supports an energetic, swirling loop with stylized bead and foliate elements upon each. Tall candle cups with bobeches are at asymmetrical levels. Stunning design by this silversmith founded by Johannes L. Grann and Johannes Laglye in 1906. Hallmarks: Grann & Laglye, 1934, along with 3 tower fine silver purity mark. Assay Master: Johannes Siggaard. 6 3/4" H., 6" W.
Silver Modernist candlesticks. A wide, rounded, sloping base leads to a flared column with double lobed-band detail. Lovely Danish design hallmarked 1944 along with assay master mark of Johannes Siggaard. 3 1/4" H., 3 7/8" W.
Tiffany Vermouth Dropper fashioned as a whimsical miniature oil can. Sterling, circa 1950's. An example is illustrated in "The Cocktail Shaker" by Khachadourian, page 118. 4" H.
Among the most whimsical of figural cocktail accessories! This vermouth dropper made by Cartier is in the form of a miniature watering can. Sterling silver and pictured in 'The Cocktail Shaker' by Khachadourian, page 88. Circa 1940's. Dimensions: 3" H, 4 1/4" W.
Beautifully stylized Mid-Century Modern cufflinks. The sterling silver cufflinks are gilded upon the tops. Made in Copenhagen by the Hermann Siersbol workshop circa 1950's. 7/8" W., 7/8" L.
Scarce example of a sterling silver cocktail spoon made for Georg Jensen U.S.A. in the 1940's. Long, gently curving Modernist design spoon with notch elements upon the handle. Marked "Handwrought" along with workshop marks. These items were sold in Jensen's 5th Ave. store under the direction of Frederick Lunning during the war years when Denmark was unable to export silver. 12 1/4" L.
Danish silvered cocktail tray. Detailed blossoms adorn the curving vine-like handles. Ideal size for serving or displaying a cocktail shaker and glasses. Made in Denmark circa 1960. 13 1/4" W. to handles
Danish-influence sterling silver tray. Reticulated blossom-form handles with beaded accents adorn the gently curved sides. Notch elements further enhance the rolled edge. Made by the J. Wagner & Son workshop in New York circa 1940's. 7 1/2" W. to handles.