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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1455639
Kensington House Antiques
$325.00
A nice sterling silver graduated jigger (1 1/2 and 2 ounces), the bottom formed from a 1972-D (Denver mint) Eisenhower silver dollar. The coin has nice detail. Hallmarked by Wallace.
  • Origin: America, 1972
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 2” tall
  • Weight: 40.5 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455637
Kensington House Antiques
$135.00
A classic mid-century double-jigger in the form two inverted cones, one measuring 1oz and the other 1.5 oz. Marked “Sterling.”
  • Origin: America, ca 1960
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 3 11/16” tall
  • Weight: 30.7 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455590
Kensington House Antiques
$295.00
A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
  • Origin: America, 1967-70
  • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing and wear to outer surface of the box, bookbinding tape repair top box covering, discoloration to interior lining
  • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455588
Kensington House Antiques
$320.00
A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
  • Origin: America, 1967-70
  • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing to outer surface of the box, bookbinding tape repair at the box hinge
  • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455384
Kensington House Antiques
$595.00
Two sets of English Art Deco sterling silver cocktail picks, the finials in the form of brightly enameled roosters. Each pick has unusual double tines that firmly hold olives, cherries, etc., and a hook on the back side that can rest on the edge of tall glass to keep them from sinking to the bottom. Each is hallmarked the silversmith Adolph Scott ("Amnora") and with the datemark for Birmingham, 1929. The picks are presented in their original fitted boxes.
  • Origin: England, 1929
  • Condition: excellent, no enamel damage, one pick missing, typical wear to fitted boxes
  • Dimensions: 3-3/8" long
  • Weight: 28.3 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455354
Kensington House Antiques
$925.00
A delightful and very rare set of 12 sterling silver cocktail picks with gilt Devil’s head finials presented in their original fitted box. The snarling devils come complete with horns! The picks are presented in their original velvet- and silk-lined fitted case. This is only the second set of Devil picks we’ve managed to find in over 20 years of dealing in vintage barware. Each is hallmarked by William Hutton & Sons, Ltd and has Birmingham date marks for 1928.
  • Origin: Birmingham, England, 1928
  • Condition: excellent, no bends, gilding completely intact, interior of case shows light wear
  • Dimensions: picks, 3-5/16” long
  • Weight: 53.8 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455353
Kensington House Antiques
$245.00
A nice sterling silver double jigger, the bell-shaped cups joined by a spherical holder, by Graff, Washbourne and Dunn. This New York maker was known for the high quality of its smaller wares such as this. The company closed in 1961, but the generous weight of this jigger suggests an earlier date.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 4-1/16” tall
  • Weight: 87.9 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455352
Kensington House Antiques
$460.00
A sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a watering can by Cartier. When tipped, the dispenser lightly sprinkles a drip or two of vermouth into the glass for the perfect martini. The bottom is marked “Sterling” and is signed “Cartier”. These watering cans were made for Cartier’s New York store.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: very good, a few tiny dings visible only in raking light
  • Dimensions: 3” tall
  • Weight: 52.0 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455339
Kensington House Antiques
Sale Pending
A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.
  • Origin: America, 1967-70
  • Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings, typical scuffing to outer surface of the box
  • Dimensions: 6-1/4” long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1455336
Kensington House Antiques
$350.00
A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: excellent, one pinpoint underneath the bottom edge
  • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
  • Weight: 51.2 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1455335
Kensington House Antiques
$235.00
A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger, the rim ornately engraved “Only A Thimble Full.” The workmanship is very good and the engraving among the nicest we’ve seen. Marked only “Sterling,” it was likely made by either Thomae or Webster.
  • Origin: America, 1935
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 1-7/8” tall
  • Weight: 37.1 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1434858
Kensington House Antiques
$195.00
A classic sterling silver jigger by Kirk & Son. The simple shape is accented with a gently flared lip and beautiful gilding. The bottom is stamped with the Kirk hallmark used from 1932.
  • Origin: America, ca 1960
  • Condition: excellent, no dings, gilding complete intact
  • Dimensions: 1-15/16” tall
  • Weight: 32.9 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1434852
Kensington House Antiques
Sale Pending
A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger by Thomae & Co. The rim is engraved “Only A Thimble Full.” The interior retains its pale gilding. Several companies made variations of this jigger, but those by Thomae are among the best because of their superior weight and workmanship.
  • Origin: America, ca 1935
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 2” tall
  • Weight: 42.4 grams
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1434554
Kensington House Antiques
$325.00
A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
  • Weight: 53.1 grams
  • All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1441963
    Kensington House Antiques
    SOLD, PLEASE VISIT US AGAIN!
    A vintage sterling silver vermouth dispenser in the form of a syringe by Gorham. These were called “Martini Spikes” when sold by Gorham in the 1960s. The functioning plunger allows vermouth to be drawn up into the syringe and then dispensed in precisely-calibrated medical dosages into your favorite cocktail. The syringe originally cost $10. The syringe is accompanied by an illustrated instruction card and the original fitted box.

    Origin: America, 1967-70. Condition: excellent, no monograms or dings. There are 2 small tears on the top of the box. Dimensions: 6-1/4” long. Weight: 2.3 gr.

    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1434853
    Kensington House Antiques
    SOLD, PLEASE VISIT US AGAIN!
    Vintage sterling silver figural jigger in the form of a jigger by Towle. The rim is engraved “Just a thimbleful.” Thimble jiggers became popular in the late Victorian era and remained so through the mid-20th century. The base is hallmarked by Towle.
    • Origin: America, ca. 1960
    • Condition: very good, a pinpoint ding on the side, just above the letter “s”
    • Dimension: 2” tall
    • Weight: 34.0 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1434563
    Kensington House Antiques
    sold, please visit us again!
    A classic sterling silver handled jigger by Tiffany & Co. The simplicity of the design is relieved only by the slight flare at the rim and the curve of the handle, typical of Tiffany’s Deco designs. The bottom is stamped with Tiffany marks used 1907-47.
    • Origin: America, ca 1930
    • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
    • Dimensions: 2-1/16” tall
    • Weight: 63.5 grams
    All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1434553
    Kensington House Antiques
    SOLD, PLEASE VISIT US AGAIN!
    A vintage sterling silver figural jigger by Gorham, the sides marked off with enameled stoplights in green, yellow and red, meant to signify “go,” “caution,” and “stop.” Each light corresponds to the 1, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 ounce markings on the jigger’s bottom. The bottom is hallmarked by Gorham.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1950
  • Condition: excellent, a pinpoint ding under the bottom edge visible only when upside down and a few tiny pinpoints on the upper rim
  • Dimensions: 2-7/16” tall
  • Weight: 53.5 grams
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