Sterling silver Shotgun cocktail set, 1920s
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J.E Caldwell & Co. of Pennsylvania
An incredibly stylish and most likely bespoke Sterling silver 12 piece cocktail set, featuring a pitcher and ‘shot’ glasses resembling cartridges, the pitcher with a finely-detailed handle in silver gilt resembling a shotgun, all items of the set with concentric details to the bodies. Bearing maker’s marks for J.E. Caldwell of Pennsylvania, and stamped STERLING to the base. American, circa 1920s.
Height of pitcher: 8 inches (20 cm)
Height of each cup: 3 inches (7½ cm)
J.E Caldwell, established in Philadelphia in 1839 was a jewellery retailer and silversmith, known for producing special order pieces for the US Navy.
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