Donald Russell (working for Steuben 1936-1972). <em>Cocktail Shaker and Stopper</em>, 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)

Cocktail Shaker and Stopper

Artist:Donald RussellSteuben Glass, a division of Corning Glass Works, 1903-2011

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1941

Dimensions: 9 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 7 x 7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 77.190.3a-b

Image: 77.190.3_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. CONDITION: Excellent.

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