Steuben compote, or footed bowl, in Blue Aurene on Calcite glass. The flaring form has lustrous blue iridescence. A variation of Frederick Carder's design number 8393 as illustrated on page 177 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner; circa 1920's. 2 7/8" H., 6" W.
Lovely Art Deco tray is perfect for cocktails or serving. The oval form has concentrically stepped rising borders. Ends are flanked by complementing macassar wood handles. Made in France circa 1925. 14 1/4" W., 21 5/8" L.
Steuben Cluthra glass in the form of a goblet. The Art Deco example, with its hexagonal top, is shaded from Gold Ruby to white with internal bubbles. The footed glass is Frederick Carder's design number 6909, as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 194; circa 1920's. 6 1/2" H.
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.
Very nice quality sterling silver mixer spoon in the Royal Danish pattern. The long spoon with its sculptural finial in this pattern was introduced by the International Silver Co. of Connecticut in 1939. 12 3/8" L.
Steuben candlesticks with wide bases in Pomona Green are an optic swirl pattern. The broadly flaring tops are optic ribbed and in Amber glass. A stunning color combination in Frederick Carder's original design number 3581, circa 1920. A drawing for this form is illustrated on page 162 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," by Gardner. 5 7/8" H.
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British cocktail shaker, classic in design with an added surprise element. The top removes to reveal an internal citrus reamer. Invert and extract the essence of your favorite citrus for a perfect cocktail. Made by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, circa 1930. 8 1/2" 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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Bold form with notched architectural elements in relief about the circumference. Interior features a wafer-form strainer which lifts out for convenience. A ball finial completes the top cap. Denmark circa 1930's. 8 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.***
Very fine quality julep- cup-form heavy sterling silver Derby jigger. A horseshoe applique is upon the side of the two-ounce jigger, hand-engraved 1952. Relief edging with floral detail on the base completes the design. Made by the well-known Louisville jeweler Brown Waterhouse Kaiser. Marks beneath: Official Kentucky Derby Jigger Sterling, BWK. 2 1/4" H.
Pure Art Deco design! Lovely Mappin & Webb Prince's Plate teapot made in Sheffield circa 1938. The concentrically stepped form was designed by Keith Murray. this well-known New Zealand artist was commissioned by Mappin & Webb as well as Wedgwood to create fine high Art Deco wares. Illustrated in "Keith Murray," by Stephen Johnson, page 121. 6 1/4" H.
Steuben Art Deco-era Martini goblet designed by Frederick Carder circa 1920. The fine example is in Rosaline glass with a twist-stem and foot in Alabaster glass. Carder's original design number 760 for this form is illustrated on page 195 in "The Glass of Frederick Carder." 5 1/2" H.
Nice example of a Frederick Carder-designed Steuben sherbet complete with it's underplate. The Gold Aurene example has lustrous highlights in silvery blue, aqua and violet. Signed beneath each piece, "Aurene" along with the Carder design number 2680; circa 1920. 6 1/8" W. plate; 4" H. with sherbet
A rare find. Set-of-six sword cocktail picks are each silver gilt and created to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the Sword of Mercy design which was one of the three ceremonial swords used in the coronation ceremony, the other two being the Sword of Spiritual Justice and the Sword of Temporal Justice. The design symbolizes the transfer of the kingdom into the care of the Queen. Picks are fitted in their original silk- and red velvet-lined case. Hallmarks: Adie Bros., Birmingham 1952, along with the coronation mark. 3 5/8" L. each pick