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Cocktail shaker

Object Number: 
2002.1.2215
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Metal, cork, lacquer, paper
Dimensions: 
2 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. diameter
Description: 
A red lid lined with cork and topped by a capped pouring spout that when placed on a standard tumbler converts it to a cocktail shaker. Included is the orginal advertisment that reads, in part, "Compliments of the Season from Al Miesem/ This little gadget converts an ordinary tumbler into a small cocktail shaker./ It's finished with Roxalin Blue Knight Flexible Lacquer, a one-coat, air drying finish that sticks to steel, brass, aluminum and die castings without requiring priming or baking.../ Roxalin Flexible Finishes/ Elizabeth, New Jersey".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group