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Sterling silver cocktail set, c.1927
A large and impressive Sterling silver cocktail set, with a 3½ pint capacity shaker with black Bakelite finial and an oriental-style red and black enameled decoration to the body. American, circa 1927.
Height of shaker: 13 inches (33 cms).
Illustrated: ‘The Cocktail Shaker’, by Simon Khachadourian, p. 42, published 2000.
The aesthetic of China and Japan heavily influenced the style and spirit of Art Deco, with exponents of the movement drawing upon Eastern geometry, colours and techniques to great effect.