1930’s Bell cocktail shaker is handmade in brass; nickel-plated outside and silver-plated inside;
Our shakers are made from originals acquired at London’s finest art auctions; all twenties and thirties style novelty shakers. Originals were rare in the 30’s; they cost substantial money then;
- food grade safe;
- eccentric and functional, original cork details, threaded cap;
- 32 fl oz.
Decorative designs that differed from the classic shaker shape were in fashion, to make them less easily recognized by the police. All this was during the 1920’s, when the Congress voted in the Prohibition and the US went “dry”. Illegal bars called speakeasies came in many varieties. All shakers are made of heavily silver-plated brass and are food safety approved