Cherub Antiques Gallery : Antique Cocktail Shakers, Nouveau, Deco, Washington DC
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1433115
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$975.00
Open flower heads adorn the Art Nouveau frame with its robust scrolling elements. The elegant wave-form frame is completed by a vacant asymmetrical cartouche upon its top. Hallmarks: Henry Matthews, Birmingham 1898.  5 3/4" W., 8 1/4" H.; 3 3/4" W., 5 1/2" H. photo  
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1433112
Cherub Antiques Gallery
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Elegant art nouveau design. A sweeping relief swirl pattern is enhanced by detailed foliates along with a scrolling shield. The undulating swirls continue onto the reverse of the case. Interior is lushly gilded and retains its elasticized bands. Stamped 800 fine silver marks along with German assay mark, circa 1900.  2 3/8" W., 3 3/8"L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1432726
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Lustrously enameled sterling sterling silver in vibrant turquoise-to-blues. An oval medallion is surrounded by a curving, reticulated Art Nouveau design. A complementing enamel roundel rises above on two chains. A teardrop pearl suspended beneath completes the elegant example from this famous workshop. Hallmarks: Charles Horner, Chester 1909. 7/8" W., 2 3/8" L.  
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1419060
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,950.00
Extraordinary Art Nouveau large double photo frame made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. A central, romanticized maiden upholds sweeping flowers upon vines on the rectangular form. Jugendstil designs in relief further enhance the borders of the frame that accommodates two photos. Illustrated on page 305 in the well-known WMF 1906 catalogue published by the Antiques Collectors Club. Signed beneath with workshop marks. 12 1/4" W., 10 1/2" H.; 3 3/8" H., 3 1/2" W. each photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1418517
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,750.00
A WMF Art Nouveau sweetmeat stand designed by the influential sculptor/designer Albert Mayer for the well-known German firm, WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik). Mayer was appointed head of the Art Studio in 1894 and specialized in designs which depicted beautiful maidens and nymphs with flowing hair, etc. Illustrated in The Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork Catalog 1906. Bears WMF mark underneath. Germany circa 1900. 9" H., 14" L., 5 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1416577
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$550.00
Lovely Art Nouveau letters or stationery box has its original fitted wooden interior. Extensive Art Nouveau whiplash, foliates and scenic designs are in relief on the silvered, hinged-top form. Made in England circa 1900. 3 1/2" D., 9" L. 5 3/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1412418
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,600.00
Fine antique crystal box with a minutely detailed, cast bronze eagle upon its hinged cover. The eagle is complemented by bronze Art Nouveau floral elements along with foliate-trim mountings. The marquise-form crystal box is cut with vertical fluting and a starburst upon its base. France circa 1900. 2 3/8" H., 4 3/8" W., 8 5/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1412214
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$2,600.00
A stunning example of fine Art Nouveau. The pewter-mounted glass vase is from the Moritz Hacker (Budapest 1849-1932) workshop founded in Vienna, Austria in 1882. Three detailed, cast irises climb the sides of the Loetz lilac glass vase decorated with undulating waves in aubergine. The well-regarded Hacker, a jeweler to the royal court, often collaborated with Loetz. Signed with Hacker workshop marks upon mount; Vienna circa 1900-05. 8 1/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1411950
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$950.00
Elaborate silver oval frame. A central mask of a woman with headdress adorns the top. Foliates in relief further adorn the borders. Stamped with French marks, circa 1900. 5 1/4" W., 8 5/8" H.; 4" W., 5 5/8" H. photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1410553
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$890.00
Finely cast gilded bronze tray with detailed, reticulated foliates in high relief. The stunning Art Nouveau form rests upon four cast feet and is signed M. Migneaux; France circa 1900. 7 1/4" W., 8 7/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1410394
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$575.00
A beautifully cast Art Nouveau maiden with flowing hair in the style of Alphonse Mucha forms the handle of the letter opener. The lovely silvered pewter sculptural opener was made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated in the firm's 1906 catalog, reprinted by the Antiques Collectors Club, page 270. 8 1/8" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1409030
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$3,200.00
A most unusual-to-find matching pair of silver overlay vases. Each is in emerald green glass with extensive overlay work, all with hand-chased detail. Interlacing Art Nouveau designs climb the baluster form. Four robust flowers emerge from their stems upon the upper portion of the vases. American circa 1900. 10" H. each
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1408197
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$2,200.00
Bold emerald green glass silver overlay vase. The large baluster form is abundantly covered with flowers along with rambling, interlacing vines. All of the Art Nouveau silver overlay work is extensively hand-chased. Stamped marks for the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island, circa 1900. 11 7/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1407798
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,490.00
Hand-chased, silver overlay decanter with a tall, complementing, pinched stopper. The elegant form, with its elongated neck, is extensively overlaid with large, robust Art Nouveau flowers and interlacing vines. An elaborate cartouche with monogram is marked 1881-1906. Made by the Alvin silver workshop of Rhode Island circa 1900. 12 1/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1407602
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$690.00
Lovely Art Nouveau round box with robust florals and whiplash vines around the circumference. An Art Nouveau maiden with flowing hair adorns the cover of the elegant design. Made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1900. Illustrated in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue, page 290. 2 1/4" H., 3 1/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1407443
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,400.00
Stunning high Art Nouveau design! A reticulated whiplash form support in each corner upholds the jewel box. Interlacing, sweeping vines and Art Nouveau florals are in relief upon the top and all sides. Made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Illustrated in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue. Marks beneath. 2 3/4" H., 4 1/2" W., 6 3/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1405166
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$750.00
Patinated repousse brass Art Nouveau photo frame depicting a pair of facing winged phoenixes. Undulating serpent-like forms complete the extraordinary design of the large, brass-wrapped angular frame. In the style of Alfred Daguet, France circa 1900. Wooden easel back. 9" W., 11 12" H; 3 1/2" W., 5 1/4" H. photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1405089
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,800.00
Extensively detailed, fine silver-overlay work covers the surface of this deep-cranberry glass vase. The bulbous bottom rises to a trumpet form. The chased silver displays abundant leaves, berries and vines. Originally presented at Quantuck Yacht Club, August 4, 1906. 7" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1403588
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$390.00
Colorful Art Nouveau pottery butter box. The undulating form, with a bell flower and vines in relief, has an applied naturalistic frond handle. Glazed in minty greens along with burgundy and yellow. Interior is a rose tone. Impressed Austria beneath, circa 1900. 3 1/4" H., 6" W., 8 3/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1403130
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$525.00
High Art Nouveau bronze letter opener. Beautifully cast, interlacing vines and flowers adorn the elegant opener. An Art Nouveau maiden with cascading hair is upon the top. France circa 1900. 8 3/4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1910 item #1402374
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Bold and beautiful Art Nouveau wine or beer jug made by the well-known Orivit workshop in Cologne, Germany circa 1904. The tall pewter jug has a finely detailed eagle upon its front. The beak-form front of its hinged cover opens to offer a pouring lip. The wide base has undulating peacock-feather forms in relief. Photo of an example is pictured in "Orivit, Zinn des Jugendstils aus Koln," an early Orivit catalogue, page 100. 13 1/2" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1401262
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,100.00
Lovely sterling silver Art Nouveau photo frame. An Alphonse- Mucha-inspired maiden is in relief upon the undulating form. Rambling flowers and vines, along with a butterfly, adorn the romanticized design. Hallmarks: R.U. & Co., Birmingham 1907. 5 3/4" W., 6 5/8" H., 3 3/4" diameter photo.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1399098
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$950.00
Extraordinary English sterling silver Art Nouveau card case. A distinct Alphonse- Mucha-influence maiden is in high relief upon its front. The profile, with cascading hair and elaborate headband, is reminiscent of Mucha's depictions of Sarah Bernhardt. Floral and scrolling patterns in relief further enhance the lovely case, which accommodates a present-day, business-card size. Hallmarks: Clifford & Norris, Birmingham 1902. 2 3/4" W., 3 7/8" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1394035
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$440.00
Lovely box with pottery inset upon its hinged top. Interlacing high Art Nouveau design glazed in deep blue and gold upon a white ground. Box made of nickel; Germany circa 1905. 2 7/8" H., 4 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1910 item #1394026
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$475.00
Most unusual example of a fine Art Nouveau silver card case. Rambling vines along with daffodils in high relief are upon the cover of the case. The case, with its spring mechanism, opens to reveal a beautifully fitted interior of moire silk. Each side has a gusset pocket to hold a card. The form accommodates modern- day-size business cards. Impressed marks for 800 fine silver along with maker stamp: Germany circa 1900. 2 5/8" W., 4" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1391667
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,400.00
WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Art Nouveau basket with florals and berries in relief upon its rising sides. A figural winged maiden fashioned as the handle. Designed by Albert Mayer, circa 1907. Firm's marks beneath. 6 3/4" W., 3 1/2" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1920 item #1390374
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,250.00
A stunning pewter mount with its original gilding adorns the green glass wine decanter. Reticulated berries, foliates and vines are complemented by a hinged top with berries in relief. Made by the Walter Scherf workshop founded in Nuremberg in 1899 and ceased operating in 1914. A fine example from this workshop, who commissioned prominent designers including Friedrich Adler, Peter Behrens and Joseph Maria Olbrich. The range was signed Isis or Osiris as is this beneath. Nuremberg circa 1900-05. 11 3/8" H.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1389560
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$690.00
Doulton Lambeth stoneware vases with a mottled blue-on-celadon glaze. Each is decorated in relief with three sections of Art Nouveau florals in deep golden and blues tones. Impressed marks beneath along with artist marks for Maude Bowden and Annie Partridge as well as numerals circa 1906. 7" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1386983
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Stunning German Art Nouveau wine, or claret, jug made by the well-regarded Wilkens & Sohne silver workshop of Bremen circa 1900. High Art Nouveau detailed whiplash florals dance about the reticulated mount. A hinged cover with naturalistic blossom finial is upon its top, and an undulating handle completes the silver work. The cover is gilded within. A heavy, quality crystal carafe is cut in alternating panels of wave and diamond patterns. Signed with Wilkens mark, as well as 800 Fine Silver stamp. 12" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1386539
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,950.00
Extensively detailed, fine silver-overlay work covers the surface of this deep-cranberry glass vase. The bulbous bottom rises to a trumpet-form. The chased silver displays abundant leaves, berries and vines. Originally presented at Quantuck Yacht Club, August 4, 1906. 7" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1383646
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$590.00
Lovely, undulating Art Nouveau brass photo frame. The fluid design has interlacing strapwork as well as curved elements. An unusual example, European circa 1900. 7 1/4" W., 9 1/2" H; 4" W., 6 1/2" H. photo
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1380183
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$640.00
Stunning high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand. Reticulated whiplash Art Nouveau florals and vines ramble about the form. Pinched wave edges complete the design, which is supported by a raised bevel foot. Made in Germany circa 1900. 3 1/8": H., 4 3/8" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1910 item #1379713
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$975.00
Fine Art Nouveau silver and enamel brooch with two large, heart-shape foliates in lush blue-to-green enamels. The hearts are surrounded by additional stylized foliates in relief. The firm, founded by Ernest Murrle of Pforzheim and J.B. Bennett of London, was active 1896-1914, creating Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts design jewelry. The works were often sold by Liberty & Co. in London at turn-of-the-century. Signed with the workshop's MBCo logo along with silver mark. Made in Pforzheim circa 1900. 3/4" W., 1 5/8" L., 2 7/8" L. with pin.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1378349
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$450.00
Lovely British cocktail tray with open sweeping Art Nouveau handles. The round form has applique work beneath the extended handles and is supported by three bun feet. Made by John Collyer in Birmingham circa 1905. 14" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1372450
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$1,150.00
Beautifully stylized Doulton Lambeth stoneware jardiniere. Interlacing robust foliates as well as whiplash vines are tube lined. Glazed in royal and light blues along with celadon and sepia brown. Unusual mottled, sponged effect upon surface. Impressed Doulton Lambeth marks for period circa 1902 along with decorator marks for Jane Rumbol. 7 3/4" H., 8 1/2" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1369175
Cherub Antiques Gallery
$2,150.00
Fine Art Nouveau silver jardiniere with Art Nouveau maidens representing the arts. One strokes a lyre while the other holds a painter's brush and palette. Reticulated flowers and interlacing vines complete the design along with naturalistic openwork handles. A cut-crystal liner rests within. Stamped marks for the Martin Mayer workshop of Mainz, Germany along with 835 Fine Silver marks, circa 1900. Artists commissioned by Mayer include Peter Behrens and Hans Christiansen. 3 7/8" H., 5" W., 11" L.