Asprey & Co. ‘Tells-U-How’ cocktail shaker, 1930s
Price Code: ££
This classic and iconic silver-plated cocktail shaker was designed by Asprey & Co. and introduced as part of their range of high quality ‘novelty’ shakers in 1932. The cocktail drinking public was captivated by the ingenuity of the inner gilded sleeve and the external rotating sleeve with its windows which displayed the ingredients for sixteen of the most popular cocktails of the day, including Dubonnet, Clover Club, Bronx, Tom Collins and – naturally – a Dry Martini. A bar essential of the cocktail connoisseur!
Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
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