15 January 2009
A silver-plated cocktail shaker in the form of a Penguin
Mark of Napier, Meriden, Connecticut, 20th century
in the form of a penguin, with a footed base, detachable cover, the beak opening as a spout with a cork closure, marked under base. Engraved on the body with the letter "B".
12 in. (30.5 cm.) height.
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The Napier Company was started by E.A. Bliss and J.E. Carpenter in 1875 in Meriden under the name Carpenter & Bliss and underwent several name changes before becoming the Napier Company in 1922.
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