Decorated spoons in enamel and silver decorated in ice cream colors from just a little while back. English.

Set of six silver spoons with guilloché enamel decoration to the outside of their bowls with each adorned with enamel in a different color, and the end of the handle of each with a ball of a conforming color affixed. 1933. Made in Birmingham, England. Turner and Simpson, silversmiths. Maker’s marks: hallmark for the silversmith; Birmingham date mark of 1933. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/set-of-six-birmingham-coloured-enamel-silver-spoons/id-f_24066812/#skuId=f_24066812S1
Set of six cymric silver and enamel coffeespoons, each with tendrils issuing from the bowl forming the handle with stylized floral decoration in blue and green enamel to the terminal end in an original Liberty and Company fitted leather case. 1904-1905. British. Archibald Knox (1864-1933), designer for Liberty of London. Maker’s marks: (lion passant), (anchor), “Liberty and Company, e, CYMRIC”. Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/silver-and-vertu/flatware/a-set-of-six-liberty-and-co-cymric-silver-and-enameled-coffee-spoons-designed-by-archibald-knox-/a/5212-75041.s


Set of six silver and enamel teaspoons each with a green and blue enameled design on the handle that come in their original fitted case. 1927. Made in Birmingham, England. Liberty and Company, makers. Image © 2021 John Bull (Antiques) Ltd. Fair use license. via https://antique-silver.co.uk/john-bull-antiques/arts-crafts-art-nouveau-art-deco/6-liberty-co-arts-crafts-silver-enamel-tea-spoon-teaspoon-set-birm-1927

Time to get energized. Posters designed by Georges Favre, published between around 1928 and 1935.

Peugeot poster. 1928. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE–DATES-UNKNOWN—PEUGEOT-1928-45-x30–inches-1?saleno=2577&lotNo=199&refNo=782672
“L’inventeur du superhétéréodyme, Radio L.L. (Lucien Levy) sort des modèles sensationnels.” ca. 1930. Lithograph. Image © galerie123.com. Fair use license.via https://www.galerie123.com/en/original-vintage-poster/36866/linventeur-du-superh%C3%A9t%C3%A9r%C3%A9odyme-radio-ll-sort-des-mod%C3%A8les-sensationnels/
“Source Parot: Declaree d’interet public.” 1930. Lithograph. Printed by Créations affiches Gaillard, Paris / Amiens.
Published on the occasion of Source Parot’s 1930 publicity campaign for bottles of water. Image © 2020 Copyright Plazzart S.A.S. Fair use license. via https://www.plazzart.com/en_CA/buy/post-war-modern-art/georges-favre-source-parot-1930-original-large-lithograph-poster-512803
“La Moto Peugeot: la grande marque nationale.” ca. 1928-1935. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/GEORGES-FAVRE-(DATES-UNKNOWN)–LA-MOTO-PEUGEOT-Circa-1930-46?saleno=2558&lotNo=102&refNo=776901

Decorative boxes by Austrian silversmith and jeweler Georg Adam Scheid. Living from 1838 to 1921, he had his own workshop in Vienna, producing a variety of silver and enameled goods that were sold throughout Western Europe.


Sterling silver box with green guilloché enamel. 1904. made in Vienna, Austria. Georg Adam Scheid, maker. Maker’s marks: mark for Georg Adam Scheid; British import marks. Image © 2008-2021 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/E345/lots/1023763-an-austrian-silver-green-guilloche-enamel-box-makers-s-mark-georg-adam-scheid-vienna-1904
Oblong sterling silver box with slightly curved walls and a lidded hinge with white and green enamel and a gilded interior. 1900-1909. Art Nouveau. Made in Vienna, Austria by Georg Adam Scheid. Marked on the underside. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/austrian-silver-art-nouveau-box-white-green-enameled-georg-adam-scheid-1900/id-f_14267311/
Sterling silver and guilloché powder box with a gilt interior. Translucent ivory ground decorated with an elegantly colorful painted enamel bouquet of wildflowers tied with a blue ribbon and the sides with complementary floral springs. Edwardian, ca. 1900-1905. Made in Vienna, Austria by Georg Adam Scheid. Maker’s marks: gilt interior stamped with Imperial Austrian hallmarks and mark for Georg Adam Scheid. Image ©1998-2021 Kensington House Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.kensingtonhouseantiques.com/items/1405567/Sterling-Silver-Guilloche-Enamel-Powder-Box-by-Georg-Adam-Scheid

Hand-fans from Fans d’Eventail, Paris. All beautiful. Taken from their September email.



Bees and thistles fan. Fabric leaf painted with bees foraging on thistles and bone sticks and guards carved and painted with thistles. ca. 1900. Maker not known. Image © Fans d’Eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/3056-bees-and-thistles-fan-circa-1900.html
Bird and grappes fan. Painted and embroidered gauze leaf and horn sticks and guards applied with colored mother-of-pearl. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. French. Duvelleroy, maker. Signed “Duvelleroy” on the back. Image © Fans d’Eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/3052-bird-and-grappes-duvelelroy-fan-circa-1900.html
Himalayan monal feather fan with tortoiseshell sticks and guards. Late 19th c. Image © Fans d’Eventail, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/feather-fans/3055-himalayan-monal-late-19th-century.html

Motoring mascots. Make your automobile look like it’s out of “The Great Gatsby”.

“Speed Demon” mascot in nickel plated bronze mounted on a wood display base. 1920s. British. Image
© Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/online_auctions/27142/lot/1



Stylized “Goose” mascot in nickel planted bronze on an integral radiator cap. Drilled on the underside. 1920s. Bocazi, maker. Signed. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/online_auctions/27142/lot/2
Replica “Pathfinder” mascot after Poitvin in nickel plated bronze. Undated. Makers’ marks: marked “Finnigans London” and “Made in France” to the base. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/online_auctions/27142/lot/4

Off on a holiday with Danish painter Niels Frederik Schiøttz-Jensen. Living from 1855 to 1941, he studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen and the Académie Colarossi in Paris.

“Hvilepause”. 1885. Danish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated Signature and dated “NF Schiöttz-Jensen 1885” on the lower right. Image source bruun-rasmussen.dk and Christies. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 75 years ago and also because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niels_Frederik_Schi%C3%B8ttz-Jensen_-Hvilepause-_1885.png
“Unge piger på stranden.” 1919. Danish. Oil on canvas. Inscribed “N. F. Schiøttz-Jensen 1919“. Image source: bruun-rasmussen.dk. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 75 years ago and also because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niels_Frederik_Schi%C3%B8ttz-Jensen_-Unge_piger_p%C3%A5_stranden-_1919.png
A lady reading in the garden. ca. 1894. Danish. Signed and dated on the lower right,. Image source http://www.floresyplantas.net/jardin/leyendo-en-el-jardin-ii/. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Niels-Frederik_Schiottz-Jensen_Reading_lady.jpg
“Summer on the Dunes”. 1913. Danish. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “N.F.SCHIOTTZ=JENSEN.1913: on the lower right. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5425165

Landscapes with trees by American artist Emile Branchard. Living from 1881 to 1938, he may have learned to paint from watching his stepfather. All of these from a current Swann catalog.

“At the Lake.” ca. 1930-1937. American. Oil on canvas. Signed in oil on the lower left. Exhibited at the Beth Urdang Gallery, Wellesley, Massachusetts with the label on the frame back. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/EMILE-BRANCHARD–1881-1938–At-the-Lake?saleno=2579&lotNo=73&refNo=785698
“The Old Barn.” ca. 1930-1938. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower left. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/EMILE-BRANCHARD–1881-1938–The-Old-Barn?saleno=2579&lotNo=74&refNo=785693
“Mountain Landscape.” ca. 1930. American. Oil on board. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/EMILE-BRANCHARD–1881-1938–Mountain-Landscape?saleno=2579&lotNo=75&refNo=785775

Lithographs of men and women in their native costumes who lived in the Tyrol up in the Alps from back before everyone dressed the same. From 1817.

“Paysanne de la Vallée de Lech dans le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1325-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#
“Paysanne de la Maugfall en Tirol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1322-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Paysanne d’ Audorf dan[?] le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1417-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Femme de la vallée de Tesino en Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1750-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Down to the seashore with French painter Claude-Joseph Vernet. Living from 1714 to 1789, his father and his son were artists too.

“The Shipwreck.” 1772. French. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “J. Vernet / F. 1772” on the bottom left. Collections of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vernet,Claude_JosephThe_Shipwreck-_1772.jpg
A Storm on a Mediterranean Coast.” 1767. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Getty Center, Los Angeles. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claude-Joseph_Vernet_-A_Storm_on_a_Mediterranean_Coast-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
“Shipwreck.” 1763. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Vernet_-Shipwreck-_WGA24740.jpg
“A Seashore.” ca. 1776. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the National Gallery, London. Image source:
National Gallery, London
. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Claude-Joseph_Vernet_-A_Sea-shorec_1776-_National_Gallery_UK.jpg

Parfum (perfume) advertisements that ran in the January, 1936 issue of Paris “Vogue”. Can’t get more elegant than that.

“Nuit de Longchamp” parfum, Lubin, 11 Rue Royale – Paris. January, 1938. View 9, page 1. French. Laure Albin Guillot, photographer. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f9.item
“Dykil”, “Shanghai”, and Miracle,” Parfums exquis de Lenthéric Paris. View 13, page 5. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f13.item
“French-Cancan de Caron,” parfum de l’exposition 1937.” View 16, Page 8. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f16.item#
“Colony” le nouveau parfum de Jean Patou Paris.” View 220, page 1. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f220.item
“Arpège”, “My Sin (mon péché)”, “Scandal”, “Rumeur,” and “Prétexte” Parfums de Lanvin. View 140, page 9. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f140.item#
“Arpège”, “My Sin (mon péché)”, “Scandal”, “Rumeur,” and “Prétexte” Parfums de Lanvin. Parfums de Printemps. Lanvin. View 137. page 19. January, 1938. French. Collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the BnF Gallica. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k936228j/f371.item#