Champagne Bottle Cocktail Shakers, 1930s
Reference: 2807, 6970
(Left) an extremely desirable silver-plated cocktail shaker in the form of a Magnum bottle of Champagne, a pull-off cap modelled as a stylized Champagne cork reveals a strainer underneath, and is engraved with ‘wire’ detailing, the shoulder engraved with a faux label with void circular cartouche perfect for engraving. French, circa 1930s.
Illustrated: ‘The Cocktail Shaker’ by Simon Khachadourian, p.30.
Height: 13 inches (33 cm)
Price Code: ££
(Right) the famous patented design by Asprey London, with a heavy silver-plated body, polished oak ‘neck’ and realistically cast ‘Champagne cork’ stopper which unscrews to reveal a pouring spout for the shaken cocktail. On the interior is a removable clapper which makes the shaker ‘ring’ as you shake, whilst helping with mixing. Signed ASPREY LONDON to the base. English, circa 1930s.
Height: 13½ inches (34 cm)
Price Code: £££
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