Cocktail Shaker and Stopper
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 7 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Scratched in base: "Steuben"
Engraved on side: "S / D & B" [for Dorothy and Bernard Schiro]
Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Cocktail shaker (a) and stopper (b), colorless glass. Elongated pear-shaped shaker with cylindrical neck and tow spouts opposite one another at the top. Engraved on side: "S/D&B" (for Dorothy and Bernard Schiro). Circular knob-topped stopper with cone-shaped decorative bubble. Two notches cut in stopper to coincide with double spouts to enable pouring when stopper is in place.
Donald Russell (working for Steuben 1936-1972). Cocktail Shaker and Stopper, ca. 1941. Glass, 9 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro, 77.190.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.190.3_bw.jpg)
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