25 July 2007
a silver-plated cocktail shaker in the form of Boston lighthouse
International silver company, circa 1927
in plate, stamped and signed on the bottom, and "Patented Jan. 11 1927", with cylindrical tapered form with bottom edge, chased and applied decorations in the form of windows, railings and architectural details, and engraved with monogram JRG.
14 in. (35.6 cm.) height.
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Stephen Visakay, Vintage Barware, 1997, illustrated page 45.
Simon Khachadourian, The Cocktail Shaker, London 2000, pp.44-45.
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