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E Sanglan Bronze Dore Dog Figural Seal

This bronze seal in the form of a dog’s head on a post is by the French sculptor Ernest Sanglan. The finely wrought bronze has a gold patina. The dog’s leash trails down the column. It is incised “Sanglan” and is 3 3/8” tall.

American Art Deco Triple Flower Stand by Chase Brass & Copper 1933

Rare, large, well designed, beautiful; all these describe the # 11228 Triple Flower Stand by Chase Brass and Copper Company. It was only produced in one year – 1933 – and only in polished brass and polished copper. The stand is 15 ½” wide by 10 ¾” high and 5” deep.

Fremiet French Art Deco Gilt Bronze Cat

This gilt bronze figure of a seated cat is by famous French sculptor Emmannuel Fremiet (1824 – 1910). It is incised on the base “E. Fremiet” and”P. Barbadienne”, Paris”. The sculpture sits on an oval ½” high piece of marble (much abused) and is 3 1/8” high.

Monumental Bronze Art Deco Egyptian Revival Vase

A monumental American art deco Egyptian revival bronze vase. The discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922 led to a second Egyptian revival (the first after napoleon’s conquest of Egypt). The vase is 24” tall and sits on a black marble base. A series of steps leads to a friere of lotus flowers topped by three Egyptian goddesses in brass. The vase is in excellent vintage condition.

Vintage Hagenauer Pigmy Warrior on Lion Skin

This bronze tribal warrior figure of a pigmy warrior with a raffia skirt was made ca. 1930 by the Hagenauer Werkstatte in Vienna. The figure holds his spear aloft while dancing on one leg on the lion pelt he has dispatched. The figure is 5” high to the tip of his spear. It is marked on the bottom “Hagenauer Wein”, “Hand Made”, and “Made in Austria”, The Hagenauer Cypher “WHW” in a circle (Hagenauer Werkstatte Wein) is also struck on the base.

Vintage Hagenauer Bronze Warrior with Grass Skirt

This bronze tribal warrior figure with raffia skirt was made ca. 1930 by the Hagenauer Werkstatte in Vienna. The figure brandishes a spear and carries a shield while standing on one leg. The 5 ¼” high warrior is marked on the base “Hagenauer Wein”, “Hand Made” and “Made in Austria”, the Hagenaur cypher “WHW” in a circle (Hagenauer Werkstatte Wein) in also struck on base.

Six American Art Deco Cocktail Cups by Empire Art Silver

This set of six American art deco drink / cocktail cups are gleaming silverplate.  They date to the late 1920’s.  They were made by Empire Art Silver, a division of E & J Bass, New York.  The company was in business from ca. 1890 until ca. 1930.  The work on the silver is called “Martele”.  The cups are 6” high and in excellent condition.

Austrian Art Deco Hagenauer Golfer Pin Tray

This Austrian art deco pin or utility tray is by Franz Hagenauer (1906 – 1986). The tray has a golfer in 1920’s attire about to strike a ball. It is of chrome plated brass, in good condition and is 3 7/8" in diameter and 3 ½" high.

Original Frankart Smoker’s Set

Sculptor Arthur Von Frankenberg (1898 - 1992) designed this striking American art deco smoker\'s set ca. 1929 for his company "Frankart". The company\'s catalog for 1930 - 1931 describes it: "A seated nude guards the cover of a three compartment glass container for cigarettes equipped with two pottery receptacles for ashes". The set, in its original pewter, finish with jade green glass and pottery parts, is in excellent original condition, Known in company literature as number T337, the base is 9" x 7 1/2", the height overall is 7".

Very Rare Original American Art Deco Frankart Figural Lady Inkwell and Pen Holder

The very rare American art deco figural inkwell and pen holder was designed in the early 1920’s by sculptor Arthur Von Frankenberg (1898 - 1992) for his company "Frankart" .The young lady has her hand around the inkwell (which has its original insert). A pen holder is in the other side. The spelter figure is finished in Frankart’s original "Verde" . There is some loss to the patina on and around the inkwell but overall the piece is in great condition. It is marked on the back "© Frankart". The inkwell is 6 ¾" high, 6" wide and 4 ½" deep.

Original Frankart American Art Deco Lady Lamp with Crystal Ball

This original American art deco table lamp was designed in 1930 by sculptor Arthur Von Frankenberg (1898 - 1992) for Frankart Inc. The lamp received design patent D81265 and features a nude kneeling before a four-inch diameter crystal ball in pale yellow with controlled bubbles. A bulb underneath the globes supplies the light. The geometric spelter base is marked "Frankart INC" and "Pat APPLD. For". The lamp is 8 ¾’ tall, 7 ½" wide and 4 ¾" deep. It has been rewired for safety.  

Silver Bronze Pocket Watch Holder by Gaston Rischmann

The fierce looking French art deco silver bronze bird is a sculpture design to hold your pocket watch from the tip of his tail. Don’t carry a pocket watch? He can hold your keys on just glare at the cat. The bird is 5 ¼" high and is signed "Gaston Rischmann"

Mills American Art Deco Penny Scale

This American art deco penny scale was produced by the Mills Industries of Chicago ca. 1935. In baby blue and white enamel on a cast iron body, the scale has geometric detailing that typifies the era. The enamel is flawless and the chrome coin receptacle and the rails are bright and shiney. The scale is 36” high, 18” wide and 24” deep.

A Very Streamline French Art Deco Polished Aluminum Hall Tree

This Spectacular French art deco hall tree is from the 1930’s. Constructed of square aluminum tubing, the stand has a hat rack on top, eight “lollipop” coat hangers, a mirror for checking your tie, a mirrored shelf for keys and separate receptacles for canes and umbrellas. Each umbrella receptacle has a removable black tray to catch water. The aluminum has been polished to a bright shine and the mirrors replaced. A magnificent machine age statement for your entrance, the hall tree is 73” high, 41 1/4” wide and 12” deep.

Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Bronze Dancing Lady

This black patinaed Austrian art deco bronze was cast after a design by Julius Jarisik (1896 - 1966) for the Hagenauer Werkstatten of Vienna in the 1930’s. The dancer in an ecstatic pose has a single bracelet on her ankle and three bracelets on her arm. The base is marked with the Hagenauer “HWW” cypher “handmade “, “Made in Austria” and “Hagenauer, Wein”. The dancer is 9” tall.

Pair of French Art Deco Wrought Iron Gates in the Style of Subes

This pair of French Art Deco interior gates are from the late 1930’s. constructed on hand wrought iron, the gates have been cleaned and polished to their original dull silver color and clear lacquered to prevent rust. The “whiplash” décor is iconic to the period as are the sixteen balls across the top. The gates have their original latch and are 29” high and 48” across.

French Art Deco Handcrafted Silverplate Ice Bucket

This French art deco oval ice bucket was made in the 1930’s.  The silver plated bucket with reticulated sides and attached handles was hand formed.  The bucket is 4 ½” high x 9 ¾” long x 5” wide.

Pair of Bronze American Art Deco Streamline Candlestick Holders

This pair of heavy bronze American art deco candlesticks are from the 1930’s.  A ribbed bar sitting on two similarly ribbed curved and streamline feet supports three candle holders.  The sticks are each 5” high x 10” wide and 3 5/8” deep.

American Art Deco Screen Door Stretcher with Tall Flamingo

This American art deco screen door stretcher once graced the front door of a fine South Florida home!  It was a tradition in Miami from the 1920’s thru the 1950’s to have decorative screen door stretchers on their front doors.  Most homes did not have air conditioning and screen doors were a must to let the breeze flow in.  The results became a form of folk art.  Constructed of hand wrought iron by local artisans, this screen stretcher has a flamingo standing in water in a leafy grove.  It is 64” high x 28” wide.

American Art Deco Screen Door Stretcher with Seagull

This American art deco screen door stretcher once graced the front door of a fine South Florida home!  It was a tradition in Miami from the 1920’s thru the 1950’s to have decorative screen door stretchers on their front doors.  Most homes did not have air conditioning and screen doors were a must to let the breeze flow in.  The results became a form of folk art.  Constructed of hand wrought iron by local artisans, this screen stretcher has an enameled seagull in flight above stylized ocean waves.  It is 51” high x 26” wide.

A Ronson TOUCH TIP American Art Deco Cigarette Lighter and Dispenser

Ronson introduced this streamline American art deco Touch Tip cigarette lighter and dispenser in 1936.  the body is chrome and enamel with speed lines and plates.  The top lifts up with a three disc knob to reveal a cigarette storage area and a lever on the side dispenses the cigarettes one at a time.  The Touch Tip lighting mechanism is functional.  The combo sits on four chrome pad feet and is marked “Fashioned by Ronson, Newark, NJ”.  It is 7 ¾” long x 4 ½” wide x 4 ½” high.

Warren McArthur Totemic American Art Deco Ash Stand

This 1920’s American art deco ash receiver and drink stand was designed by  Warren McArthur (1885 – 1961) for his own firm, The Warren McArthur Corporation.  The aluminum stand features a removable drinks tray, a cigar holder, a spring loaded ash dispenser and a removable cup for disposal.  The ash receiver was collect “Totemic” in a 1992 Home & Garden article on McArthur.  The weight in the base is signed “Warren McArthur Corp”.  It is 23 ½” high and 14” in diameter.

French Art Deco Figural Statue by Pierre LeFaguays

This French art deco illuminated metal statue was sculpted by Pierre Le Faguays (1892 – 1935) and cast by the LeVerre foundry in the 1920’s.  The statue, named “Odalisque” depicts a young woman nude to the waist holding an orange craqueleure glass urn which is fitted for electricity.  The maiden in green patina with brown highlights stands on a stepped “Portoro” marble base and is signed “Fayral”.  LeFaguays signed many of his pieces “Fayral” or “Guerbe” (the family names of his mother and wife).  The statue stands 18 ¼” high.

Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Candle Holder

This cast bronze Austrian art deco deer with a surprised look was designed by Karl Hagenauer (1898 – 1956) for his family firm, Werkstatten Haagenauer, in the 1930’s.  The deer, which measures 6 ¾” high and 5 ½” long, is marked “Made in Austria” and has the Hagenauer symbol with wHw inside a circle on the rear foot.

American Art Deco Sugar and Creamer by JEAN THEOBALD

This American art deco sugar and creamer were designed ca. 1928 by Jean Theobald for the Wilcox Silver Plate Company division of International Silver.  Made of silver plated metal with ebonized wood handles and knobs.  Both pieces are marked “Wilcox S.P. Co.” and the various marks of the International Silver Company.  The creamer and the sugar bowl each measure 2 ¼” x 4 ¼” x 3 1/8” high.

American Art Deco Skyscraper Andirons

These American art deco machine age andirons were made ca 1939 by the Cutter Manufacturing Company of Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The andirons have a black iron stepped base which extends back to hold the logs, a bright reticulated stainless steel center flanked by rectangular brushed aluminum columns.  Tow thin black iron plates bisect the columns which are topped with a glass ball and two small stainless steel balls.  The andirons, which are marked “Cutter Mfg. Co. Camb. Mass.”, measure 6” wide x 14” high and are 17” deep.

Lurelle Guild American Art Deco Cocktail Shaker Coldchester

In the fall of 1934 ALCOA (The Aluminum Company of America) introduced a line of household goods called “Kensington Ware” made from a “new aluminum alloy that produces a whiter color than pure aluminum”. Famed industrial designer Lurelle GuildLurelle Guild
American [1898-1986] 

Lurelle Guild (1898 - 1986) was one of the most prolific American Designers! He designed up to 1,000 new items or modifications per year and sold his designs to firms such as Kensington, Electrolux, International Silver, Abercrombie & Fitch and Cochrane Carpets & Rugs among others. He was born in Syracuse NY and attended Syracuse University where he studied painting and mechanical drawing and design. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. He started his own business, Lurelle Guild Associates, in New York in 1924. The first item designed by Lurelle Guild we ever had was a floor lamp. It took Ric about 6 months to find out who had made it and then, once he found out, he started collecting anything he could find by Lurelle Guild...including documentation...he designed bathrooms and one of them that he designed for Church Ensemble is pictured in House Beautiful's October 1933 issue. He designed a set of bar accessories...
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(1898 – 1986) was retained to design the majority of the line. Guild designed this American art deco cocktail shaker in 1935. Dubbed the “Coldchester”, the streamline shaker (Number 7251) measures 13 1/8” high and holds 1 ½” quarts.

Austrian Art Deco Five Piece Silver Plate Tea Service

This Austrian art deco silverplate tea service consists of a tea pot, coffee pot, sugar, creamer and tray. It has replated and is ready to grace your table. The tray measures 21” by 14” and the tallest pot is 7” high.

Jean Despres French Art Deco Bowl

This French art deco bowl was designed and executed by Jean Despres (1889 – 1980). The bowl which is of silver metal, has a hammered martele finish and a reticulated foot. The bowl is signed “Despres” on the bottom and measures 6-1/2” in diameter and is 1-5/8” high.  A must for the dedicated art deco collector or as a fabulous accessory in any design scheme.

French Art Deco Tea Set by Christian Fjerdingstadt for Christofle

This French Art Deco Tea Set was designed by Christian Fjerdingstadt (1891 – 1968) for Christofle. Of silver plate and ebony the set of a tea pot, sugar and creamer was designed in 1933. Similar sets were used on the ocean liner Normandie. The tea pot measures 5-3/4” high. PRICE: $ 2,900.00 SALE PRICE: $ 1,750.00

American Art Deco Lemonade set by Lurelle Guild for International Sterling

A very rare American Art Deco lemonade pitcher and six cups in heavy silverplate by Lurelle GuildLurelle Guild
American [1898-1986] 

Lurelle Guild (1898 - 1986) was one of the most prolific American Designers! He designed up to 1,000 new items or modifications per year and sold his designs to firms such as Kensington, Electrolux, International Silver, Abercrombie & Fitch and Cochrane Carpets & Rugs among others. He was born in Syracuse NY and attended Syracuse University where he studied painting and mechanical drawing and design. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. He started his own business, Lurelle Guild Associates, in New York in 1924. The first item designed by Lurelle Guild we ever had was a floor lamp. It took Ric about 6 months to find out who had made it and then, once he found out, he started collecting anything he could find by Lurelle Guild...including documentation...he designed bathrooms and one of them that he designed for Church Ensemble is pictured in House Beautiful's October 1933 issue. He designed a set of bar accessories...
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(1898 – 1986) for International Sterling ca. 1930. The 9” high pitcher with Raffia handle has incised “speed” lines which echo the sets 4 and ½ inch cups. All seven pieces are marked on the bottom with Guild’s facsimile signature and the cartouche reading “International Giftware”. The pitcher is marked “5865”. The cups are marked “EPWM”, “5860” and bear an additional cartouche reading “IS, Triple Plate”

American Art Deco SilverCrest Desk Set

This American art deco five piece desk set from the 1930’s is by SilverCrest and is in a smart combination of nickel and blue enamel. The set consists of a writing pad, perpetual calendar holder/letter holder, hinged ink well with its original glass insert and pen holder, hand blotter and letter opener. The writing pad measures 11” x 21”. $ 1500.00 ** ON SALE ** $ 395.00

Manning Bowman American Art Deco CONNOISSEUR Cocktail Shaker

This American art deco cocktail shaker was made in the 1930’s by the Manning Bowman Company of Meriden, Connecticut.  Called The Connoisseur, the chrome shaker has vertical lines and a Bakelite top.  Standing 12 ½” tall, the shaker will grace any bar.

1939 World’s Fair Flatware Trylon Perisphere

Few things are as representative of American Art Deco as the Iconic design of the 1939 New York World’s Fair’s Trylon and Persiphere. Wallace Harrison (1895 – 1981) who was one of the architects who participated in the design of Rockefeller Center and J. Andre Fouilhoux (1879 – 1945), a French architect that worked with Harrison are given credit for having designed the Theme Center (comprised of the two modernistic structures of Trylon and Perisphere) for the 1939 Worlds’ Fair. The William Rogers Mfg. Co., a part of the International Silver Company, produced this flatware to commemorate this event. A set such as this is on display at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This 56-piece set includes service for eight of knives, dinner forks, salad forks, teaspoons and soup spoons as well as serving pieces plus two engraved teaspoons and is marked “Pat. Pend. Wm. Rogers IS”.

Bush Terminal Railroad Brooklyn Sign

This very rare American enamel on metal sign might have been on one of the buildings or trains of the Bush Terminal Railroad which had about 20 miles of track within the Bush Terminal in Brooklyn and about 3 miles through Brooklyn to connect with the Pennsylvania Railroad. The terminal was named after Irving T. Bush who, in 1902, organized six warehouses and one pier on the waterfront of Brooklyn as a freight handling terminal for wholesalers in Manhattan to make handling their goods more economical. It linked with other railroads and shipping companies to transport goods. The Terminal and Railroad were commandeered in 1917 by the U.S. Navy during WWI and were returned to private ownership after the war. The center of the stylized design is a triangle within which is a geometric train riding on diminished perspective train rails bearing the letters “Founded 1903”. The triangle is enclosed in a circle with “Bush Terminal Railroad” within the circle. The colors of red, green and black are quite vivid for its age and the “Bush Terminal Railroad” letters have a golden cast to them. The entire design is quite advanced for its time period and reminiscent of later Art Deco designs. The sign is very heavy and the metal is 1/8” thick and it’s 27 ½” in diameter. Price: $1,900

American Art Deco Bronze Vase By Carl Sorensen

This bronze vase was made in the 1930’s by Philadelphia metalsmith Carl Sorensen. The wide upper vase is finished in a green verdigris patina with polished bronze horizontal lines. The vase is 7 7/8” high, 7 ¼ wide at the rim and 3 ¼ at the foot. The vase is signed on the foot “Carl Sorensen” , “1942” “Bronze” and “S” cyper.

WMF German Art Deco Ikora Dinanderie Vase

This German art deco dinanderie vase was made by the Ikora workshop of WMF (Wurttembergishe Metalwarenfabric) ca. 1929. The vase is bulbous in shape and has a decorative leaf pattern on all sides. The vase is brass. The background of the vase pattern is silver plate and the leaves are copper with verdigris accents. The vase was presented as a trophy for the Berlin 1929 Motor Yacht Club von Deutchland regatta. It is engraved near the bottom with the Motor Yacht Club of Germany flag/burgee, “M.Y.C. v D.’ (Motor Yacht Club von Deutschland) and “REGATTA 15.9.29”. The Motor Yacht Club of Germany was formed April 27, 1907. The club is located on the eastern shore of the Great Wannsee in Berlin, Germany. The vase has the WMF mark on the base. The stylized tower is derived from the emblem of Geislingen, a local landmark defensive tower. This mark was used from 1025-1950. WMF, Wurttembergische Metalwarenfabrik, was founded in 1880 after the merger of Straub & Sohn and Ritter & Co. of Esslingen, Germany. The vase is 5” tall by 7” wide at it’s widest point. The mouth is 3” in diameter. The base diameter is 4 ½”.

Vintage Rolls Royce Hood Ornament

Rare vintage bronze Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy hood ornament fitted to be screwed onto a radiator. The 7 ½” high figure is signed “Charles Sykes” (Charles Robinson Sykes 1885-1950) and is marked “Rolls Royce Limited Feb 16, 1911”. This is not a reproduction.

French Art Deco Silver-Plated Coffee and Tea Service by Barico

This French art deco silver-plated coffee and tea service is a set of five pieces. All pieces are stamped “BARICO” and “FRANCIA”. The set is in a geometric form with ebony handles and finials. The set consists of a 22” x 141/4” tray, a 8 ¼” high coffee pot, a 7” high tea pot, a 5” high sugar bowl and a 4” high creamer.

Mosler Bank Vault Door

This Mosler bank vault door is of polished stainless steel with brass trim. The center has in raised letters “MOSLER”/ The door would be an impressive entrance for a wine cellar or a gun cabinet. The door is 33 ½” wide and 68” high and weighs approximately 90 pounds.

Just Andersen Pewter Vase

This Scandinavian art deco pewter silver  vase was created by famed Danish , Silversmith Just Andersen (1884 – 1943) ca. 1940. The vase is in excellent condition and is marked on the bottom with his mark. “JUST” in a triangle and with the model number  “2318”. The vase is 7” high tall and  5” across at the rim.

French Art Deco Wrought Iron Pen Tray Style of Edgar Brandt

This French art deco pen tray is from the 1930’s. The tray is of hand wrought iron and is well and solidly made. Each end has a rectangular handle surmounted with leaves and berries, in the style of the work of Edgar Brandt....although the tray is not signed. The tray is an elongated octagon with raised edges and sits on four ball feet. The tray is signed but the signature is unreadable. The tray is 14 ½” long and 3 ¾” wide.

Pair of Norman Bel Geddes Candleholders

Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958) designed this pair of satin chrome candle holders for the Revere Copper and Brass Inc. They were introduced in 1935 with their first gift catalog as the no. 135 tuxedo candlesticks. The catalog raphodises “A gentle grace and a flowing rhythm of design seldom caught in any but the finest handmade article”. Each holder accommodates 3 candles and is marked “Revere, Rome, NY”. They are 7 1/8” long, 2 ¼” wide and 2 ¾” high.

French Art Deco Bronze by Armand Godard

This bronze sculpture of a pensive nude lady and her borzoi (Russian Wolfhound) was sculpted by Armand Godard (active ca 1915 to 1935 in France). The Bobbed hair cut speaks to a late 1920’s creation, both the dog and the lady are well modeled with the dog having a darker patina than the lady. The Bronze sits on its original slightly stepped marble base and the overall height is 11”, the base is 14 ½” wide and 8 1/8” deep. It is signed in the base “A Godard”. The bronze is pictured on page 157 of Bryan Catley’s “Art Deco and Other Figures”.

American Art Deco Silver Plate Service for Twelve Morning Star

This American art deco silver plate “Morning Star” flatware service for twelve is by Oneida Community Plate and was introduced in 1948. The complete 76 piece set is presented in it’s original chest. The set has a pierced abstract floral design with “sped lines” above and below. The long handles are typical of the “viande” or “grill” style introduced in the 1930’s. The box and flatware are in excellent condition. The set consist of 24 tea spoons, 12 diner forks, 12 soup spoons, 12 salad forks, 12 dinner knives, 2 serving spoons, sugar spoon and butter knife.

American Art Deco Screen Door Stretcher with Sailboat

This American art deco screen door stretcher once graced the front door of a fine South Florida home!  It was a tradition in Miami from the 1920’s thru the 1950’s to have decorative screen door stretchers on their front doors.  Most homes did not have air conditioning and screen doors were a must to let the breeze flow in.  The results became a form of folk art.  Constructed of hand wrought iron by local artisans, this screen stretcher has a sailboat floating on stylized waves.  It is 63” high x 26” wide.

French Art Deco Wrought Iron Hall Tree

This French art deco hand wrought iron hall tree dates from the 1930’s.  the stand has a central mirror, six hangers for coats, a shelf for hats and a receptacle for cans and umbrellas.  The hall tree is 72” high, 26" wide and only 8” deep.  Perfect for that very hard to fit spot.

West Bend American Art Deco Cocktail Shaker

This rare American art deco cocktail shaker was designed by Ralph N. Kircher for the West Bend Aluminum Company, West Bend, Wisconsin in 1934. The chrome body has top and bottom rings of knurled black Bakelite and an aluminum cap with a red Bakelite finial. The base is marked "WB" in a circle. The shaker is in excellent original condition and has apparently never used. It is 12" tall.    

Swedish Art Deco Pewter Letter Opener Designed by Silvia Stave

This Swedish art deco Pewter letter opener was designed by Silvia Stave (1908 - 1944) for the Stockholm firm CG Hallberg Guilsdmeds. Stave designed for the firm from 1929 to 1937 and designed this letter opener in 1934. The 10 ½" long opener is sculpted in pewter and has a wonderful patina. Stave used the image of young lady and a sunflower above a geometric wave line on other objects of the period. The opener is signed "C.E Hallberg".

Walter Von Nessen American Art Deco Coffee Set in Copper for Chase

This four piece American art deco Diplomat coffee set designed by Walter Von Nessen (1889 – 1943) for the Chase Brass and Copper company in 1933 is rarely seen in copper.  The story goes that Von Nessen, on being retained by Chase, wandered through their warehouse and discovered a stock of unused fluted tubing in their inventory and modified it to make the Diplomat coffee set.  In 1933 it was one of his first designs for Chase.  The copper set “earned for Von Nessen an Award of Merit from the National Alliance of Art and Industry”.  This # 17029 Diplomat Coffee Set and # 17030 Round Tray are in great original condition with a soft glowing patina.  The back Catalin handles and knobs match the tray inset.  The coffee pot is 8” high, the sugar bowl is 4” high and the creamer is 2 ¾” high.  The tray is 10 ½” in diameter.  The coffee pot and creamer are marked with the Chase Centaur symbol.

Mills “Trylon” American Art Deco Penny Scale

This American art deco penny scale was produced in 1939 by Mills industries, Chicago to tie with the new York worlds fair of the year. Known as the “Model 430 Trylon Scale” it’s sweeping curves reflected the streamlining popular in that period. For a penny you could step on to scale and read “your exact weight”, check your hair in the mirror and look at the brass plaque to see if your weight was right for your height. The scale is in cast iron with an enamel finish. It is in excellent condition, working order and clean as whistle. The scale is 60” tall 13” wide and 24” deep.

French Art Deco Wrought Iron Umbrella Stand

This French art deco hand wrought iron umbrella stand is from the 1930’s. The stand has a removable bottom pan to dispose of water from wet umbrellas. The stand is 23 1/2” high, 24” wide and 7 ½” deep.

Pair of American Art Deco Andirons

This pair of American art deco andirons are from the 1930’s. The black cast iron body has a nickel plated front panel with geometric flower and loaf décor, a stylized sun at the top and three bars at the bottom. The arched front is marked "3642" on both, the rear leg holder on the left is is marked "L 3628 S", the right is marked " R 3628 S". The andirons are each 16 ½" high, 10 ¾" wide and 19" deep. They are in excellent condition.

Four Early Florida Car License Plates

These four license plates are from the only four years that Dade County (Miami), Florida issued their own plates. Afterward, the State took over the issuance of plates. The plates are all enamel on metal and measure 4” x 9”. The plates are in good to excellent condition.

American Art Deco Chrome and Vitrolite Tray

This American art deco tray is from 1930’s. The large chrome tray is in a Machine Age version of Faux Bamboo and holds a sheet of black vitrolite glass. The tray is 27” long and 14” wide. Both the metal and the glass are in excellent condition.

French Art Deco Dinanderie Vase by Luc Lanel for Christofle

This French art deco vase was designed ca. 1929 by Luc Lanel (1893 – 1965) for Orfeverie Christofle, Paris. The copper vase, with green and black oxidized patina has a band of "arrowhead" decor a flaring rim and a spread foot. It is marked on the base "Chirtofle", "B 187" and "E". The vase is pictured on page 52 of "Lanel, Luc & Marjolaine" by Dominique Forest. The vase is 8 ½" high 5 ¾" diameter (at the rim) and 3 3/8" diameter at the foot.

WMF German Art Deco Silver Plated Box.

This lovely little box was made by the Ikora Workshop of WMF (Wurttembergishe Metalwarenfabric) in 1930 – 1931. The cedar lined box is silver plated brass with underlying brass. The box was described in the Company literature as “Zigaretten – Kasten 714- 1301, Silberrdierung ” and was for Ikora –Edelmetal line. The interior is printed with a dedication and the date “1931”. The box is 3 7/8” x 3 1/8” and is 1 1/2” high. It is marked “WMF Ikora”  and has the WMF cypher of a steeple in a circle. It is pictured on page 180 of “WMF Ikora Metall” by Carlo Burschel and Heinz Scheiffele.

Pair of French Art Deco Palmwood Salt and Pepper Shakers with Tray

This pair of French art deco palmwood salt & pepper shakers with tray are from the 1930’s. The tray is 5 ½" long and 2" wide, The shakers are each 2" high and 1 5/8" in diameter.

Francois Frionet French Art Deco Tea and Coffee Service

This 1930’s tea and coffee set was designed by Paris gold an silversmith Francois Frionne. The set, which consists of a coffee pot, tea pot, sugar and creamer is in silver plated metal with rosewood handles and knobs. It is stamped with his name and cipher on all pieces. The tallest pot is 7 ½” high.

Five Piece French Art Deco Silverplate Tea Set by Raymond Templier

The extraordinary French art deco five piece tea set was fashioned ca. 1930 by the famous French artisan Raymond Templier (1891 - 1968). The set is in heavy silverplate brass with macassar ebony handless and finials. The set wich consist of tray, tea pot hot watewr pot, sugar and creamer, is stamped "Templier" and "metal blanc". The tray is 22" x 14 ½ " and the tea pot is 6 ½" high.

Walter Von Nessen American Art Deco Coffee Service for Chase

This rare four piece coffee set was designed by  Walter Von Nessen (1889 – 1943) for the Chase Brass and Copper company in 1933.  the set, in chrome on brass with black Catalin handles, finials and the insert in the tray, consists of a coffee pot, sugar, creamer and tray.   The set was sold as the # 17029 “Diplomat Coffee Set”, while the # 17030 "Diplomat" tray was sold separately.  The coffee set was offered from 1933 until 1941 but the chrome tray was sold only the first year.  The coffee pot is 8” high, the sugar is 4” high, the creamer is 2 ½” high and the tray is 10 ½” in diameter.

French Art Deco Dinanderie Vase by Luc Lanel

This French art deco dinanderie vase was designed ca. 1925 for Orfeverie Christofle, Paris by Luc Lanel (1893 - 1965). The vase, with it’s geometric floral designs, flaring rim and straight foot is in silver plated brass with green to brown oxidized patina and has a silver plated interior. It is stamped on the base "Christofle", "B013" and "E". The vase is pictured on page 153 of "La Dinanderie Francaise" by Dominique Forest and an example is the musée Bouilhet – Chistofle St. Denis France. The vase is 7" high, 5" diameter (at the rim) and 3 ½ " in diameter (at the base).

Vintage French Art Deco Moet & Chandon Champagne Bucket

This pre-World War II French art deco champagne bucket has molded in raised letters “Champagne Moet & Chandon” and has three raised speed lines around the base.  Constructed of nickel plated brass, the bucket has two cast geometric handles.  It is 8” high and 7 ½” in diameter at the top rim and 9” wide at the handles.

WMF German Art Deco Ikora Dinanderie Vase

This German art deco dinanderie vase was made by the Ikora workshop of WMF (Wurttembergishe metalwarenfabric) ca. 1929. The design was the one of the “Haustein School” of designers and craftsmen in Stuttgart headed by Professor Paul Haustein (1880 - 1944). The vase has a decor of leaping carp emerging from stylized waves. The technique is nickel inlay on copper with green and brick red fire patina. The vase is stamped “Alemania” , “WMF” and has the WMF cypher of a steeple in a circle (twice). It is 7 7/8” high, 7 in diameter (at the rim) and 3 ¾” diameter (at the foot). It is pictured on page 55 in “ WMF Ikora Metall” By Carlo Burchel & Heinz Scheiffele.

French Art Deco Wrought Iron Pierced Arrow Bookends

Fabulous sculpture posing as bookends!  These French art deco hand wrought iron bookends are massive and quite heavy while giving the illusion of lightness.  An arrow punctures one side and appears to go through the books and emerges on the other side.  The books are not included and are for display purposes only…part of our collection.  Each bookend is 9” high, 8” long and 5 ½” deep.

Pair of Gorham American Art Deco Sterling Silver Candelabra

This lovely pair of Gorham American art deco candlesticks are of Sterling silver.  Each stick has receptacles for two candles and a black Bakelite central finial ornament.   The round base is cut with a stylized star flower design.  The sticks are marked “Gorham), “Sterling” and “1335”.  They are 10” high.

Two American Art Deco Fish on Cobalt Mirror

Two American art deco fish swim happily on a lake of cobalt mirror.  One angelfish is carved of macassar ebony with chrome fins and glass eyes and is signed “Dan Turner”.  The other angel fish is carved walnut with copper fins and glass eyes.  Both are 6” high.  The cobalt mirror lake is 12” in diameter.

WMF German Art Deco Silverplate Large Champagne Cooler

This large silverplate over brass champagne cooler can handle a Magnum or Jeroboam with ease.  Made in the 1930’s by WMF (Wurttenbergisch Metalwarken Fabrik).  The cooler is 10” high and 9 ¾” in diameter (not including the Rosewood handles).  The sleek silver sides are relieved by alternating repose panels with a ziggurat effect.  The bucket is marked on the base with the WMF seal, “Alemania” and the symbol “i/o” indicating heavy silver plate.  The cooler has been replated and is in excellent condition.

WALTER DORWIN TEAGUE American Art Deco Kodak Camera and Box

Walter Dorwin Teague (1883 -1960) designed this American art deco camera and box in 1930 for the Eastman-Kodak Company, Rochester, New York.  Known as the Kodak Gift 1A Camera and Case, the camera and case both are in excellent original condition.  A true icon of the Machine Age, they convey the utility and playfulness which embody the period.  Teague’s enamel design on the metal top of the case, repeated on the front of the camera, captures the American spirit of the time.  The case is 3 ½” high, 8” long and 6 ½” wide, the camera is  2 3/8” high, 8 7/8” long and 4 3/8” wide.

French Art Deco Wrought Iron Wall Display Cabinet Vitrine

This French art deco wrought iron hanging display cabinet dates from the 1930s.   Four triangles, geometric flower head, swirls and circles adorn the door.  The angled corners and sides have clear brass, the top and bottom frosted glass and the back is mirrored.  The cabinet is 28” high x 13” wide x 8” deep.

American Art Deco Cast Iron Eagle

This American art deco cast iron eagle graced the New York City Chase National Bank in the 1930's.  Polished to a bright silver, the eagle measures 48" x 48".

Rockwell Kent for Chase American Art Deco Box

Rockwell Kent designed this nickel plated brass American art deco box for the Chase Brass and Copper Company in 1935.  It was only offered in 1935 and 1936.  As on the wine stand and wine cooler, the Greek god of wine – Bacchus carries a bunch of grapes accompanied by leaping deer.  Kent added his initials “RK” on the lower right.  The box measures 6 ½” x 6 ¼” and is 1 ½” high.

Sheets-Rockford Silver Company American Art Deco Sugar and Creamer

This rare American art deco silverplate sugar and creamer set was introduced in1928 by the Sheets-Rockford Silver Company from its Art Moderne line (the company mistakenly placed the accent over the “n” and there it stayed).  Constructed of silverplate and translucent green Catalin, the pieces have sharply angled sides and crenellated tops.  They are marked “Rockford.S.Co.” with scales in a circle, “EPNS” and “1529”.  They each measure 4” high.

Walter Von Nessen American Art Deco RING Bookends

Walter Von Nessen (1889 – 1943) designed this pair of bookends for the Chase Brass & Copper Company.  Known as # 17019 “Ring Bookends”, they only appeared in the 1933 Catalog.  The bookends have a brass slab base and two brass ball feet.  A copper ring surrounds and inner brass ring and ball.  They are marked with the Centaur and “Chase”.  Polished and lacquered to prevent tarnish.  Each bookend measures 5” high and both are in mint condition.

American Art Deco Nickel Bronze Coat and Hat Rack

This 1930’s American art deco coat and hat rack features three concentric nickel plated bars for your hats and five domed hooks for your coats.  The rack is 7” high, 11” deep and 31 ½” wide.

Bernard Rice’s Sons American Art Deco Skyscraper Pitcher

This American art deco silverplate on copper and brass water pitcher was designed by Louis W. Rice for Bernard Rice’s Sons in 1928.  The pitcher, with its stepped-up top and “black smokestack handles” is from the Skyscraper line of the Apollo Studios Division.  The pitcher is 9 7/8” tall.  It is pictured in Alastair Duncan’s book American Art Deco and Charlotte & Peter Fiell’s book 20’s Decorative Art.

French Art Deco Bronze Sculpture THE COMET by Guiraud-Riviere

The ultimate art deco bronze!  This is Maurice Guiraud-Riviere’s (1881 – 1947) silvered bronze “The Comet”.  As the lady streaks earthward over stylized clouds, her hair forms a fan of deco flame.  The bronze is signed “Guiraud-Riviere” and “Etling, Paris” and measures 20” high and 24” long.  This sculpture is pictured in Catley\s Art Deco and Other Figures, Duncan’s Encyclopedia of Art Deco and Gallagher’s Christie’s Art Deco.

Peter Muller-Munk American Art Deco NORMANDIE Water Pitcher

This American art deco streamline pitcher was designed by Peter Muller-Munk (1904 – 1967) for the Revere Brass and Copper Company in 1935.  Called the “Normandie”, as it was inspired by the funnels of the famed French ocean liner.  The tear shaped water pitcher is finished in bright nickel plated brass and is in excellent condition.  Examples of the pitcher are in the Brooklyn Museum and the British Museum.  It is pictured in Design 1935 – 1965:  What Modern Was, At Home in Manhattan, The Machine Age in America and American Art Deco.  The pitcher is 12” high and in excellent condition.

French Art Deco Geometric Dinanderie Vase

A fine French art deco Dinanderie vase from the 1930’s in silver on brown patinaed bronze.  With its striking geometric design, the vase is a classic example of modern French metalwork.  The vase is 8” tall and unsigned.

Pair French Art Deco Puiforcat Silverplate and Lapis Lazuli Tazzas

This pair of French art deco 1930’s design tazzas are from the famed French silver house of Puiforcat.  A central shaft of precious Lapis Lazuli stone sits on a stepped base of silver plated bronze and supports a flaring silverplate bowl.  The tazzas are marked “Puiforcat, France” and “EP” and measure 7 1/8” diameter and are 5 ½” high.

Pair French Art Deco Wrought Iron Stands in the Style of Paul Kiss

This pair of wonderfully crafted wrought iron pedestals are in the style of Paul Kiss (1885 – 1962).  The pedestals, with an intricate apron of flowers, leaves and swirls sit on elongated corner supports with a flat base and three ball feet at each corner.  The one inch thick tops are of costly Italian “Portoro” marble.  Each pedestal measures 12 ½” square and 40 ½” high, ready for your home.

French Art Deco Dinanderie Vase by Fernand Grange

A sweet 4 ½” high French art deco bronze Dinanderie vase was created in the 1930’s by Fernand Grange, whose designs were produced by “La Geerbe d’Or” and by “GAM” where he was the artistic director.  At the 1931 Paris Colonial Exposition he was awarded the Grand Prize as a creator of forms.  The vase is signed on the base with his touchmark “F. Grange”.

Norman Bel Geddes American Art Deco Cocktail Set

Norman Bel Geddes (1893 – 1958) designed this American art deco cocktail set in 1936 for Revere Copper and Brass Company.  Known as The Manhattan¸the chrome plated cocktail shaker, tray and two cups are marked “Revere, Rome, NY”.  The shaker is 13 “ high and 3 ¼” in diameter, the tray is 14 ½” x 11 ½”.

Six American Art Deco Canape Trays by Lurelle Guild

This set of six American art deco canapé trays was designed in 1934 by Lurelle GuildLurelle Guild
American [1898-1986] 

Lurelle Guild (1898 - 1986) was one of the most prolific American Designers! He designed up to 1,000 new items or modifications per year and sold his designs to firms such as Kensington, Electrolux, International Silver, Abercrombie & Fitch and Cochrane Carpets & Rugs among others. He was born in Syracuse NY and attended Syracuse University where he studied painting and mechanical drawing and design. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. He started his own business, Lurelle Guild Associates, in New York in 1924. The first item designed by Lurelle Guild we ever had was a floor lamp. It took Ric about 6 months to find out who had made it and then, once he found out, he started collecting anything he could find by Lurelle Guild...including documentation...he designed bathrooms and one of them that he designed for Church Ensemble is pictured in House Beautiful's October 1933 issue. He designed a set of bar accessories...
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(1898 – 1986) for the Chase Brass & Copper Company.  Because guests at a cocktail function might want to “hold a cocktail, a canapé and a cigarette in one hand and shake hands with the other”, Guild designed the trays with an asymmetrically placed disc to hold the cocktail glass, space for hors d’oeuvres and a streamline winglike handle to hold the tray.  Made of chrome plated copper, the trays each measure 8 ¼” x 6 ¼”.

Lurelle Guild Five Piece American Art Deco Breakfast Set

This five piece American art deco breakfast set was designed by Lurelle GuildLurelle Guild
American [1898-1986] 

Lurelle Guild (1898 - 1986) was one of the most prolific American Designers! He designed up to 1,000 new items or modifications per year and sold his designs to firms such as Kensington, Electrolux, International Silver, Abercrombie & Fitch and Cochrane Carpets & Rugs among others. He was born in Syracuse NY and attended Syracuse University where he studied painting and mechanical drawing and design. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City. He started his own business, Lurelle Guild Associates, in New York in 1924. The first item designed by Lurelle Guild we ever had was a floor lamp. It took Ric about 6 months to find out who had made it and then, once he found out, he started collecting anything he could find by Lurelle Guild...including documentation...he designed bathrooms and one of them that he designed for Church Ensemble is pictured in House Beautiful's October 1933 issue. He designed a set of bar accessories...
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(1898 – 1986) in 1934 for the Kensington Division of Alcoa.  Guild was a pioneer of American industrial designers.  The set is made of alloy that won’t tarnish or stain.  Comprised of the # 7231 Mayfair 2 Quart 8 1/8” high pitcher, the # 7200 Mayfair 12 cup 10” high coffee server, the # 7202 Mayfair 3 1/8” high creamer, the # 7203 Mayfair 3 ¼” high sugar and the associated tray.  Distinguished by brass medallions depicting two doves and a branch.  

BERNARD RICE’S SONS AMERICAN ART DECO SKYSCRAPER COCKTAIL SET

This American art deco silverplate on copper and brass cocktail shaker and two cups were designed by Louis W. Rice for Bernard Rice’s Sons in 1928.  The shaker with its stepped up top and “black smokestacks for handles”, along with the two wedge shaped cups are all from the Skyscraper line of the Apollo Studios Division.  All three pieces bear the manufacturer’s marks.  The shaker is 11 ½” tall and the cups are 3 3/8” high.

ALFONS BACH AMERICAN ART DECO COCKTAIL SET

Alfons Bach (1904 – 1999) designed this American art deco silver plate cocktail set for the Keystone Silver Company in the 1930’s.  The silverplate tray with its rolled ends surrounding black Bakelite handles is unique in the era’s design vocabulary.  The four cups and shaker have “speed” lines incised into the body and the stems.  All six pieces are in excellent condition.  The tray measures 18” x 10”, the four cups are 4 ¾” high and 2 ½” in diameter.  The cocktail shaker is 10 ½” high and 3 ½” in diameter.

Ronson American Art Deco Touch-tip Cigarette Lighter

The icon of all American art deco table lighters, this 1936 beauty has a bartender with shaker behind a streamline bar with several glasses and a short stack of coasters on top.  The bar has cigarette storage on the left and right and in the center, the lighter.  Designed and patented by Louis V. Aronson as “Smoker’s Stand”, design Patent Number 100,752 the lighter measures 6” wide x 2 ¾: deep and 6 7/8” high.  As pictured in Smokerama by Philip Collins, pp. 42-43, Chronicle Books, San Francisco 1992.

Camille Faure French Art Deco Enamel Vase

This magnificent French art deco vase is from the Atelier Camille Faure and dates to ca. 1940.  The vase, in transparent to opaque blue enamel over silver foil on a copper base is in high relief.  Black enamel is laid in to form a geometric “Fiddlehead Fern” design.  The vase is pictured on page 121 of Cork Marcheschi’s Camille Faure:  Impossible Objects and is signed “C Faure Limoges”.  It measures 4 ¾” high and is 5 ¼” diameter.

Camille Faure French Art Deco Red Enamel Vase

This superlative French art deco vase is Atelier Camille Faure and was designed by Andree Faure (1904 – 1985).  The vase, in transparent to bold red enamel combined with pure white to a feathery pink enamel with areas of pure black, creates a dramatic geometric point and counterpoint.  The enamel, in high relief, is laid over silver foil to magical effect.  Created ca. 1940, the vase is signed “C. Faure Limoges” and is pictured in Cork Marcheschi’s book, Camille Faure:  Impossible Objects on page 163.  The vase measures 5 ½” high and is 4” in diameter.  

Folke Arstrom Swedish Art Deco Cocktail Shaker

Folke Arstrom (1907 – 1997) designed this very “Avant-Garde” cocktail shaker in 1935 for GAB (Guldsmeds Aktie Bolaget) in Sweden.  The shaker is in silver plate with a grooved black Bakelite top.  It has the original strainer and cork seal.  The bottom is marked with the GAB logo and “NS” and “ALP”.  This important shaker is pictured in What Modern Was  on page 84 and The Cocktail Shaker on page 75.  It measures 8 ½” high and is 3 ½” in diameter.

Pair American Art Deco Bookends by Walter Von Nessen for Chase

Of the nine pairs of American art deco bookends Walter Von Nessen (   - 1943) designed for the Chase Brass and Copper Company, this pair # 1702 is one of the rarest, most desirable and despite the design name, “Gothic”, one of the most emblematic of the deco spirit.  The bookends in solid brass and copper were designed in 1930 and only offered from 1931 to 1933.  This pair is in excellent condition and are 5” high, 4 ¼” wide and 2 ¾” deep.

Norman Bel Geddes American Art Deco Hors d’Oeuvre Set

Norman Bel Geddes (1893 – 1958) designed this American Art Deco hors d'œuvre set for the Revere Copper and Brass Company of Rome, New York ca. 1935.  The set consists of eight “Five o’clock # 813” canapé trays and a “Norsman” bread tray.  All pieces are finished in satin chromium over brass.  The “Norsman” tray has green Catalin handles and measures 21” x 6”.  The canapé trays each measure 6 ¾” x 4 5/8”.  All pieces are in excellent condition and are marked “Revere, Rome NY”.

American Iron Fire Screen

A dynamic American art deco iron fire screen in the style of William Hurt Diederich (1884-1953). The screen, which is from the 1920’s, features two fighting cocks on a mesh background above a chain-link border. The wrought iron surround sets on simple arched feet. The screen measures 40” wide and is 39” high.

French Art Deco Nickeled Bronze Fish Sculpture

This whimsical French art deco sculpture dates from the 1930’s. Two fish in nickeled bronze swim above a wavey ocean floor and in front of a supple sea plant. The sculpture, which is finished on both sides, sits on a marble base and measures 12-1/2” long, 9-1/2” high and 15-1/2” deep.

Bronze Flamingo Panel

This large American art deco cast bronze panel dates to the 1930’s. Three flamingoes stand among geometric foliage in high relief. The bronze is nickel plated and has a wonderful patina with the bronze showing through on the birds’ beaks, necks and wings. The panel, which was inset into an exterior wall, measures 23 ½” high and 31 ¼” wide. The rim is 1” thick and it weighs 96 pounds.

Pair of American Art Deco Theatre Door Handles

This wonderful pair of 1930's art deco theatre door handles is constructed entirely of aluminum.  The handles have been polished to a bright shine and lacquered to prevent corrosion.  Each handle is 25 1/2" long, 4" wide and projects 3" from the surface.

Ary Bitter French Art Deco Bronze Nymph with Fawn

This lovely French art deco bronze sculpture is by Ary Jean Leon Bitter (1883-1942). The bronze, with a greenish brown patina, depicts a nymph reclining on a thicket of leaves and tickling a small deer with her feet. The nymph holds a flute in one hand and gazes at the deer with delight. The bronze sits on a classic black with white marble base and is signed “Ary. Bitter”. The base measures 35” long and 9” deep. The bronze sits 13” high.

Kelety Bronze Sculpture

A wonderful and rare French art deco bronze by Alexandre Kelety. Cubistic yet fluid and full of dynamic spirit, the figural group depicts three dogs chasing a stag. Silver inlay highlights the hounds and deer, as well as speed lines and also picks out the grass under the stag. The deer and dogs are in brown patina, the background is in green patina. The bronze is signed “Kelety”, has two foundry seals and measures 19” wide, 11-3/4” high and is 5” deep.

Joulin Dinandere Vase

This French art deco hand hammered dinandere vase is from the 1930’s and is made of copper with an inlaid decoration of silver diamonds and chevrons. The vase stands at 7-7/8” high and is signed “Jan Joulin”. It is also marked “31-G”.

Hagenauer Elephant

This cute elephant just wants to run…but something’s holding him back…maybe it might be the leg chained to a post. Executed in the late 1930’s by the Austrian Art Deco Hagenauer Werkstatte, the bronze elephant measures 7-1/4” and is stamped on the bottom “Made in Austria”, “Handmade”, “Hagenauer, Wein” and with the Hagenauer cipher.

Hagenauer Cowboy

This Austrian Art Deco sculpture of a brass cowboy is by Franz Hagenauer (1906-1986). Dating from the 1930’s the pipe smoking cowboy stands 16-1/2” tall and holds his lariat ready for the next metal steer to come by. With his 10 gallon hat and fringed cuffs, our cowboy is the 1930’s European image of America. Signed on the base “FRANZ”, stamped with the Hagenauer cartouche, stamped “Hagenauer Wein” and “Austria”.

Pair of Bronze Theatre Door Handles

This pair of American Art Deco theatre door handles are from the famous Rapp and Rapp New York Paramount Theatre at Times Square. The 3364 seat Paramount opened in 1926 and closed its doors as a movie house in 1964. These door handles are cast of bronze and each shows Greek muses operating movie cameras flanking a beribboned lyre. The handles measure 26” wide, 7-1/2” high and 1-3/4” deep.

Monumental American Art Deco Illuminated Bronze by Lucien Aliot

A large French art nouveau illuminated bronze sculpture by Lucien Aliot (1877 – 1956). The young lady is sitting on a turn of the century chair, her hands holding onto the chair back. Lights in her hair and her dress are covered with lavender glass beads. The bronze is “37 ½” high and has been rewired for American electricity.

Bourain Aquarium Bronze

This French art deco luminaire by Marcel Andre Bourain (1886-1948) is from the 1920’s. Constructed of silvered bronze, the sculpture sits on an illuminated onyx base. Three flounder swim among marine plants above geometric shells, starfish and fans. Two bulbs illuminate the onyx and the fish. The aquarium has been rewired for American electricity. It measures 21” long x 4 ½” deep and is 13 ½” tall.

Pair Hagenauer Candlesticks

This pair of Austrian art deco candlesticks was designed by Karl Hagenauer (1888 – 1956) in the 1930’s and made by the Hagenauer Wersktatte in Vienna. Cosntructed of chromium plated brass, the tree form candelabra are stamped “wHw” (Hagenauer Wekrstatte Wein). Measuring 18 ½” high, the sticks are in excellent condition. We have attached photos of Alastair Duncan's description of similar candlesticks in his book "Modernism", another pair (different size) featured in Alfred W. Edwards' "Art Deco Sculpture and Metalware", and finally, excerpts of a copy of a book on Hagenauer published in 1971 in German showing another variation of the candlesticks.

Viktor Schreckengost American Art Deco Pedal Car

Viktor Schreckengost (1906 - ), designed this pedal car for the Murray Ohio Company of Cleveland, Ohio in the late 1930’s. Sporting its original electric blue paint with manufacturers’ decal “Murray O, clev O, USA” and “Torpedo” proudly on the side. The car measures 37” long.

Hagenauer Prancing Horse

A wonderful sculpture. This Austrian art deco nickel bronze figure of a prancing horse is by the Hagenauer Werkstadt (Workshop) and dates from the 1930’s. The sculpture is marked on the base and body “Hagenauer, Wein” and the “HWH” cipher. The base is also marked “Made in Austria”. The horse measures 12 ¼” high.

American Art Deco Wine Cooler by Lurelle Guild and Rockwell Kent for Chase

Lurelle Guild (1898 - 1986) designed this American art deco wine cooler in 1934 for the Chase Brass & Copper Company. Constructed of chrome plated copper, the cooler has a relief placque designed by Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971) depicting the child Bacchus (the Greek god of wine) carrying bunches of grapes and flanked by two gazelles. The cooler measures 9 1/2" tall and is 8" in diameter. On each side, a ring handle for carrying. The cooler was only in the 1935, 1936 and 1937 catalogs.

French Art Deco Silverplate Five Piece Tea Set

This French art deco silver plate tea set dates from the 1930’s and features Mahogany handles and tops. The set consists of a matching tray, tea pot, hot water pot, sugar and creamer. The tray measures 19 ½” x 12 ¼”. The tea pot is 7” high.

Three Piece Dresser Set

This French art deco three piece dresser set dates from the 1930’s and combines form and function. The set has a perfume bottle, a powder box and a spray bottle, all in excellent condition. Of clear crystal with applied gold finish, the bottles are in a square and rectangular shape with round protrusions on each side. The tallest measures 5 ½” high.

Silverplate, Macassar Ebony, Ivory and Glass Rods Centerpiece

A very special French art deco centerpiece. The body and bowl are of silver plate, the two wood portions are macassar ebony inlaid with elephant ivory and the ends are cascading glass rods. The base is on a wood pedestal. A very exciting centerpiece for your dining table, console or entrance table. The centerpiece measures 19 ½” wide x 5 ½” high. The bowl is 12” in diameter. The silver has been replated, the wood refinished, the ivory cleaned and the glass rods washed.

American Art Deco Pedal Car with Caboose

Sure all your friends have a pedal car (they were the “in” thing among the younger set at the Hamptons this summer)….but do they have one with a caboose? This American art deco steel pedal car dates from the 1930’s and is in very good condition. In salmon and ivory with gleaming chrome and a Persipex windshield … and a caboose that can carry a picnic lunch, toys or refreshments. It measures 63” long including the caboose. No horse power, just one kid power!

Freshnaire Fan

A working American art deco icon, this chrome fan with black Bakelite blades can kick up a nice breeze. The fan is marked “Freshnaire Circulator” and “Chicago 28, Illinois”. The fan measures 26” high x 20” wide and is 15” deep.

Pair Andirons

A pair of American art deco andirons from the 1930’s. The andirons are cast iron and marked “Universal Electricity Co., Chicago, USA”. They measure 22 34/” high x 9” wide and 20” deep.

Hagenauer Bronze Horse

This Austrian art deco silver bronze horse sculpture was designed by Karl Hagenauer in the 1930’s. Striding on itls oval ebonized wood base the horse is a study in frozen motion. The sculpture is 10 ¾” high and 13” long. The bottom is stamped wHw (Hagenauer Werkstat Wien).

French Art Deco Geometric Pewter Animals Place Card Set

This French art deco place card set is of porcelain and pewter. The twelve pewter animal figures represent two penguins, two owls, two storks, two cockatoos, two Scottie dogs and two frogs. The set comes in its original fitted faux snakeskin box with satin lining. Each piece measures 3 ½” x 1 ½” and the box measures 7 ½” x 11 ¾” x 2 ½” high.

Pair Art Deco Candelabra

This pair of art deco silver plate three stick candelabra are of exceptional quality. From their beaded base to their beaded bobeches to their reeded cups the candelabra exhibit high design. Each measures 5 ½” high and 9” diameter.

Hagenauer Sculpture

This Austrian art deco hand carved wood panther dates from the 1930’s and is by Karl Hagenauer . The 8” high panther, reclining on a tree limb is mounted on a bronze base measuring 21” long and 4 3/8” wide. The base is marked “wHw” (Hagenauer Werkstatte, Wien) and “Made in Austria”. It is also marked “Made in Germany” on the bottom dating the piece to the German occupation of Austria.

Lorenzl French Art Deco Bronze

A French art deco bronze by Josef Lorenzl (1892 – 1950). The nude young lady with bobbed hair stands on one leg with the other braced on her knee. She holds in her hands a large bowl. The brone sits on a shaped white marble base. The bronze is signed “Lorenzl” and stamped “105/350”. Standing 12 ½” high, the bronze will be a lovely place to put your candy, soap or business cards.

Set of Twelve Kensington Plates

This American art deco set of twelve 11” place plates dating from the 1930’s were manufactured by Kensington of Aluminum alloy. They are marked with the Kensington cipher and “Kensington”.

Austrian Art Deco Box

This Austrian art deco box is from the 1920’s. Handcrafted in pewter, the box is decorated with applied geometric swirls and etched lines and sits on ribbed feet. The box measures 5” x 4” and is 3 ½” high.

Art Deco WMF Tea Set

An art deco five piece martele silver plate tea set by WMF (Wurttemberg Metal Fabricant). The set consists of a water pitcher (marked 6/10 L), a tea pot (marked .06 L), a sugar bowl (marked “3/10 L”), a creamer (marked “2/10 L”), and a conforming tray. All pieces are marked “Wm F M”. The tray measures 19 ¼” long by 5 ¾” wide and the tallest pitcher is 6” high.

Deco Apollo Silverplate Tazza

This American art deco silverplate tazza dates from the late 1920’s or early 1930’s and combines modern style and motif and a classical form. The bowl is marked “Apollo” with a cartouche containing a seated lion and the letters “VH” and another cartouche containing the number 25. The tazza is 11 ½” in diameter and is 6 ¼” high.

French Art Deco Sunfish Lady Bronze

This French art deco gold patinaed bronze of a nude lady riding a sunfish sits on a raised green marble base. The bronze is signed "H. Pohl" and is 12 1/2" high.

Lalique Bronze Medal

Rene Lalique (1860 -1945) designed this bronze medallion in 1910 commemorating the Centenary of Chilean Independence. The front cast in relief with a female figure standing amongst sheaves of wheat, the dates 1810 – 1910, and “Republica de Chile Primer Centenario” and stamped “R. Lalique”. The reverse with the Chilean flag and coat of arms over a seaside landscape with a mountain in the background. Stamped on the bottom “Bronze”. Measuring 2 3/8” by 1 1/8” and in its original fitted presentation case.

Pair Machine Age Art Deco Candlesticks

This pair of American art deco nickel over brass candlesticks would look great on any table. Dating from circa 1930, these machine age candle holders have three disks rising from a stepped base to a circular socket. They measure 5 ¼” high.

Three Piece French Art Deco Desk Set

This three piece French art deco desk set ca. 1930 consists of a letter rack, pen rest with inkwells and rolling blotter. The set is constructed of solid mahogany and macassar ebony veneers with very machine age decorative nickel elements, the letter rack measuring an impressive 7” high x 14” wide, the pen rest measures 3” high and 13” wide. The blotter is 6 ¾” wide and 3 ¼” high.

Set Bronze Art Deco Door Handles

This American art deco set of bronze door handles and push plates dates from the 1930’s and comes from a Miami Beach Hotel. The four pieces are of solid cast bronze and are deeply incised in a geometric pattern. Each measures 15 ¼” high and 3 ½” wide.

Lucien Gerfaux French Art Deco Dinanderie Vase

A wonderful French art deco dinanderie vase by Lucien Gerfaux in brass with silver metal incrustation. The brass body is cut where the silver design will be laid into the champleve sections and then subjected to heat to fuse the metals. The term dinanderie comes from the Flemish town Dinant where brassware objects were made from the Middle Ages on. The vase is signed (in inlaid silver) "L. Gerfaux" and measures 5" high.

George French Art Deco Dinanderie Vase

A wonderful French art deco dinanderie vase in brass with silver metal incrustation. The brass body is cut where the silver design will be laid into the champleve sections and then subjected to heat to fuse the metals. The term dinanderie comes from the Flemish town Dinant where brassware objects were made from the Middle Ages on. The vase, sporting Matisse-like frolicking nudes in front and back is signed (in inlaid silver) "George" and on the base "Jacques Douau Editions d'Art- Fabrication Francaise - Made in France" and measures 10 1/2" high.

Juan Jose Sicre Sculpture

This art deco bronze sculpture by famed Cuban artist Juan Jose Sicre (1898-1974) is titled "Ilse Erythropel Girona" and is # 1 in an edition of one and is dated 1932. The sculpture measures 18" high, including the 3" marble base. Ilse Erythropel was a student of Sicre's at San Alejandro in Habana. Her father was the German ambassador to Cuba in the early 1930's. She married Julio Girona who was a student at San Alejandro at the same time.

Art Deco Climax Cocktail Smoker

W.J. Campbell designed this art deco cocktail smoker in 1934 for the Climax Machinery Company of Indianapolis. The smoke stand and ashtray feature a circular ring which can be removed to serve drinks. The ashtray has a lifting device to deposit spent ashes into a tube which can be emptied, the tray has wide depressions which accommodate cigars and a raised portion for matches. Henry Dreyfuss used similar aluminum and chromed steel Climax ashstands on the lounges of the Twentieth Century Limited and other trains. The 26" high stand is an icon of the American Deco Era and is pictured in Duncan­s American Art Deco and the Brooklyn Museumâs Machine Age. The ring has the original Climax decal.

Edgar Brandt French Art Deco Paperweight

This French art deco steel presse-papiers (paperweight) was designed by Edgar Brandt (1880-1960). The paperweight is named "Obus" and was a publicity item offered by the Brandt firm. Measures 4 3/4" x 2" x 2".}

John Vassos Art Deco Radio

John Vassos (1898 - 1985) designed this wonderful American art deco radio for RCA in 1938. The body is brown Bakelite (a product Vassos promoted in trade ads in the 1930s) and the grill and knobs are tan Plaskon. The radio is designated on the back # 96X1. The unique step-back design of the Bakelite and the asymmetrical sweep of the plaskon grill make this one of the more unusual American radio designs. The radio measures 11" wide x 8" high by 7" deep.

Art Deco Nickel Bronze Candle Holders

A pair of American art deco nickel bronze candle holders. Each holder has space for three candles and the curved connector with etched "speed lines" allows for several interesting combinations on your dining table, buffet or mantle piece. Each holder measures 12" long by 4" high and sits on bun feet.

American Art Deco Buenilum Cocktail Stirrer - ca. 1930’s

If, like James Bond you prefer your martinis "stirred, not shaken" this is just the thing for you. An American art deco aluminum martini shaker by Frederic Buehner (1908 - 1971). Buehner studied with Kem Weber and Walter Von Nessen under Bruno Paul at the Deutscher Werkbund. He emigrated to the United States in 1929. In 1933 he registered "Buenilum" which is the mark on the base. The stirrer is composed of three pieces of hand hammered aluminum; the beaker which is 9" high, the knobbed device for straining the ice and a 14" stirring spoon.

Art Deco Motorcycle Trophy

An extremely rare find, this art deco motorcycle trophy is made of solid bakelite and a copper colored metal. The 22" high trophy was apparently never awarded as the face plate is blank.

Süe et Mare Art Deco Tea Service

This art deco silverplate and ebony tea service was designed in 1927 by Louis Süe (1875 - 1968) and André Mare (1887 - 1932) for their firm "La Compagnie Des Arts Francais", referred to at that time as "Süe et Mare". Süe, an architect and Mare, a painter, opened their company in 1919 and left in 1928. The service, in a formal Moderne design is listed in their 1927 catalog as number 5526. They produced very few designs in silver and this is probably the most "deco" of their silver designs. This very rare complete set is as pictured in Florence Camard's book "Süe et Mare".

Bitter Bronze

An exceptional art deco bronze figural group by the French artist Ary Jean Léon Bitter (1883 - 1973). A lovely young nude maiden holds a baby deer in her lap while the young mother deer nuzzles the baby. Her pipes lie on the side. On a green marble base. The bronze is signed "Ary Bitter" and has the LN & JL, Paris foundry seal (this foundry also cast bronzes for Chiparus and Colinet). The group measures 29 1/2" wide by 14 1/2" high.

Art Deco Salt And Pepper Shakers

A very geometric pair of art deco Sterling silver salt & pepper shakers by Walker & Hall "ensuite" with the candlesticks above. The shakers measure 3" high and 1 1/2" x 1 1/4".

Art Deco Candlesticks

A very geometric pair of art deco Sterling silver candlesticks by the noted British firm of Walker & Hall, Ltd., of Sheffield. Dated with the hallmark for 1933, the pair measure 3" high and sit on bases measuring 3 3/4" x 3 1/4".

Rosewood Ivory Deco Desk Set

An African Rosewood and Ivory five piece art deco desk set made in France in the 1930's. This set is complete with the glass inkwell inserts. A great gift for the deco minded executive.

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