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
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
Figural "Bucket Full" jigger with pivoting bale handle has markings for up to 4 oz. of liquid measure. Incised bandings and a pouring lip complete the whimsical design. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. 2 1/2" H., 4 3/4" H. to handle
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Classic and elegant Tiffany & Co. Makers Art- Deco-era cocktail shaker. The large form has raised, banded detail upon its cap and strainer section. Unusual strainer design has holes pierced in a stylized florette pattern. Stamped beneath: 3 pints, along with Tiffany marks, circa 1930's. 10 3/4" 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 ***
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. to handles
Modernist cocktail mixer designed by Carl Conrad Braun for the International Silver Co. circa 1940. From a group of designs created by Braun known as the Tropical Line. The designs evoked Scandinavian influence or incorporated tropical forms. Retains its original pineapple-finial- and leaf- paddle-form mixing spoon. An example of this elegant mixer, with stepped base and rounded Modernist lines, was featured in the exhibit "Modernism in American Silver" curated by the Dallas Museum of Art. Pictured in the book associated with the exhibition culled from the museum's permanent collection, page 146. 11" H.
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This streamlined Modernist cocktail shaker with built-in strainer was made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1934. The top cap is designed as a convenient drinking cup. A scarce example from this firm which made some of the most highly sought shakers, including the original Penguin design. 9" 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.***
Lovely design. Modernist silver bottle opener fashioned with detailed pendant grapes and leaves in relief. Opener segment is steel. Made by the Carl M. Cohr silver workshop of Denmark circa 1960's. Workshop marks as well as 830 Fine Silver stamp. 1 1/2" W., 3 1/2" L.