Cheerful Art Deco ceramics, all in animal designs. Designed by Edouard Marcel Sandoz for Haviland Limoges in the early years of the 20th century. All of these except for the toucan being pictured in “Les Creations en Porcelaine d’ Edouard Marcel Sandoz” by Jean Segonds.

Toucan bonbonnière. 1972.
Toucan bonbonnière. 1972, after a model made by Sandoz in 1922. Number 36 of a second edition limited to 1000. French. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/sandoz+toucan+candy+box/
“Porte – Bouquet - Grenouille.”Vase with a yellow frog on a green lily pad. 1916.
“Porte – Bouquet – Grenouille.”Vase with a yellow frog on a green lily pad. 1916. French. Porcelain. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/french+art+deco+sandoz+porcelain+singing+frog+vase/
Duck bonbonnière.
“Canard Mandarin Duck” bonbonnière. 1916. French. Porcelain. Image © Modernism Gallery, Coral Gables. Fair use license. via http://www.modernismgallery.com/sandoz+french+art+deco+large+duck+box/

Fun little things in sterling silver to keep around and make you smile, especially if you like sports. 20th c. American. Herbst & Wassall. With a shop in New York City and a manufacturing facility in Cranston, Rhode Island, they sold items made from gold and silver from 1909 to around 1931.

Golf ball lighter/ashtray.
Golf ball lighter/ashtray. Apparently came with an attached wick cover that got lost along the way. 1909-31. Sterling silver. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Herbst-Wassall-Sterling-Silver-Figural-Golf-Ball-Lighter-Ashtray-Combo-/153574147224
Gimbal cigar table lighter. ca. 1915. Sterling silver with a antler pedestal.
Gimbal cigar table lighter. ca. 1915. Sterling silver with a stag antler pedestal. Stamped with makers marks for “Herbst & Wassall.” Base inscribed with the initials “APM Jr.” Image © 2019 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/listing/660455126/antique-c1915-herbst-wassall-sterling?show_sold_out_detail=1&frs=1
Gentleman's jewelry box in the form of a motorboat, with  storage compartments in the front and rear with the rear compartment still with its original velvet covered insert. Drivers seat with velvet insert. ca. 1920.
Gentleman’s jewelry box in the form of a motorboat, with storage compartments in the front and rear with the rear compartment still with its original velvet covered insert. Driver’s seat with velvet insert. ca. 1920. Sterling silver and velvet. Imaged by Heritage Auctions, HA.com. Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/silver-holloware-american/boxes/an-american-silver-gentleman-s-jewelry-boxherbst-and-wassall-cranston-rhode-islandcirca-1920silver-textilemarks-/a/654-33298.s

More Art Nouveau ceramics, these from the Netherlands. N.S.A. Brantjes & Company, creators. Not in business all that long, but long enough to be part of the expositions in Paris and Saint Louis in 1900 and 1904.

Pair of ceramic vases. ca, 1896. Hand-painted.
Pair of ceramic vases. ca, 1896. Hand-painted. Signed “NB” on the bottom and “Faïence de Purmerende Hollande” with the artist’s initials and “A” for year. N.S.A. Brantjes & Company, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via
Ear vase, earthenware with floral motifs. Model 1082.
Ear vase, earthenware with floral motifs. Model 1082. D, Van de Veen, painter for N.S.A. Brantjes. Image © 2019 Kunstconsult. Fair use license. via https://www.kunstconsult.com/Ceramics/Wed.-N.S.A.-Brantjes-Co-Dutch-Art-Nouveau-vase.-model-1082.-painter-D.-van-de-Veen.-ca.-1900
Vase with a lily design. ca. 1900.
Vase with a lily design. ca. 1900. Image © 2018 Artsy. Fair use license. via https://www.artsy.net/artwork/wed-nsa-brantjes-and-co-purmerend-art-nouveau-vase-with-lilies

Art Deco bonbonnières, perfect for the candy at your next 1920s theme party or any other occasion that comes to mind. These will jazz up the gloomiest of rainy afternoons.

Bonbonniére. 1930s.
Bonbonniére. 1930s. German. Porcelain with a blue background and silver overlay. overlay on a blue background. Stamped “Rosenthal.” Image © Art Flagey. Fair use license. via https://www.art-flagey.com/gb/porcelain-and-ceramics/118-art-deco-bonbonniere-rosenthalgermany.html
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925.
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925. Swiss/French. Lacquered metal, inlaid with eggshell. Jean Dunand, maker (1877-1942). Incised “Jean Dunand 4143.” Image © Christies and lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/jean-dunand-1877-1942-25720707?page=5&orderBy=lot-title&order=ASC
Bonbonnière. ca. 1923.
Bonbonnière, sterling silver with twenty cabochon lapis lazuli stones set into roundels. Removable cover with a central handle in the design of a flower with outward flowing leaves and a central carved lapis lazuli bud. ca. 1923. Made in Paris, France. Silver and lapis lazuli. Puiforcat, maker. Retailed by Grogan Company, Pittsburgh. Stamped “EP” makers mark. Underside of the body is also engraved “GROGAN COMPANY/ PITTSBURGH/ STERLING-PARIS.” Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/collections/art-deco-modern-arch/products/puiforcat-french-first-standard-950-silver-bonbonniere-paris-c-1923-retailed-by-grogan-company-pittsburgh-pa
Bonbonnière. Form 1404.
Bonbonnière. Form 1404. 1940s. Belgian. Porcelain with floral decoration with light blue and gilding. Designed by Charles Catteau in 1934 for Boch La Louvière. Floral design created by Flower decor D5141 created by artistic director Raymond Chevallier, Artistic Director between 1937 and 1954. Marked on the base “67 – F1404 – D5141 – 1046 – 1045.” Black BOCH factory mark. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/16525543-raymond-chevalier-for-boch-la-louviere-art-deco-bonbonni-re-with-floral-decor

Beautiful fans from Fan d’éventails, Paris. So useful if your corset lacing is too tight and you start to swoon at that holiday ball.

Fan. ca. 1910. Macaw feather with tortoiseshell.
Fan. ca. 1910. Macaw feather with tortoiseshell. Maker not known. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/feather-fans/2723-ara-eventail-en-plumes-vers-1910.html
Fan. ca. 1890.
Fan. ca. 1890. Black and red cock/rooster feathers and wood with marquetry. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/feather-fans/2722-black-and-red-feather-fan-cica-1890.html
Fan. ca. 1900.
Fan. ca. 1900. Armour fan encrusted with violet sequins with wooden sticks and guards. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2733-la-vie-en-violet-fan-circa-1900.html
Imperial pineapple fan. ca. 1805-1810.
Imperial pineapple fan, the pineapple being a tribute to the Empress Joséphine who was born on Martinique. ca. 1805-1810. Silk leaf embroidered with green silk thread and gold sequins with bone. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/2729-imperial-pineapple-fan-circa-1805-10.html

Decorated vases from a century back. The “Fennia” line, made in Finland by the industrial pottery firm Arabia which exported most of it to the United States.

Vase with bright yellow and sea green decoration. 1900-17.
Vase with bright yellow and sea green decoration. 1900-17. Earthenware. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/11/27/fennia-for-america/?utm_source=Cooper+Hewitt+Master+List&utm_campaign=e6d5ee1505-OOTD_RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_%2A%7CDATE%3Ad%2Fm%2Fy%7C%2A&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_461c6416c0-e6d5ee1505-308516337
Vase. 1902-1912.
Vase. 1902-1912. Creator: Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Eliel Saarinen, Armas Lindgren designers. Collection of the National Museum, Stockholm. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/2048005/Athena_Plus_ProvidedCHO_Nationalmuseum__Sweden_8515.html
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Vase. Cast earthenware with printed and painted decoration in overglaze colors. Designed 1900-02. Manufactured 1902-early 1920s. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O88377/fennia-vase-arabia-factory/

Glammed up porcelain with more than a touch of gold. First Empire in style. Made by Marc Schœlcher (1766-1832). Born in Alsace, he had a porcelain factory and a salesroom on the Boulevard des Italiens in Paris.

Tête-à-tête with decorations showing various Parisian monuments. ca. 1820.
Tête-à-tête with decorations showing various Parisian monuments. ca. 1820. French. Hard porcelain, polychrome and gold. Image © Carnavalet Museum. Fair use license. via http://www.carnavalet.paris.fr/en/collections/tete-tete-decore-de-vues-de-paris
Vase. ca. 1815-20.
Vase. ca. 1815-20. French. Porcelain. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/16589
Cup and saucer, part of a coffee service. 1804.
Cup and saucer, part of a coffee service. 1804. French. Porcelain with gilding on a midnight blue ground. Image © Chicora Antiques, Inc. and antiques.com. Fair use license. via http://www.antiques.com/classified/Antique-Porcelain—Pottery/Antique-Teapots—Tea-Sets/Antique-A-French-First-Empire-Paris-Porcelain-Coffee-Service–marked-Schoelcher–1804
Four-tiered dessert stand with plates with gilt rims and painted flowers separated by a baluster-form standard with scrolling gilt acanthus leaves and flowers on a claret ground. Gilt paw feet. ca. 1830.
Four-tiered dessert stand with plates with gilt rims and painted flowers separated by a baluster-form standard with scrolling gilt acanthus leaves and flowers on a claret ground. Gilt paw feet. ca. 1830. French. Gilt and painted porcelain. Marks: “SCHOELCHER.” Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/decorative-arts/a-schoelcher-paris-porcelain-four-tiered-gilt-and-painted-porcelain-dessert-stand-marc-schoelcher-paris-france-/a/5139-67082.s?ic4=GalleryView-Thumbnail-071515