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Although its origin can be traced back to 7000 BC in pre-Hispanic Mexico and South America, the cocktail shaker as we know it was actually invented in the mid 19th century in a tavern in London. It was during the 1920's, the prohibition era in the US, that cocktail shakers became more fashionable, and this coupled with stylish art deco design, makes cocktail shakers from this period the most sought after.
Made Circa 1940
Made circa 1940 by Ricci & Co. of Alexandria, Italy, this very stylish 800 standard Silver Cocktail Shaker, is of the revolving menu design, where the cap is rotated to show various cocktail recipes, and there are two vacant panels for favourite recipes to be added. The cocktail shaker measures 9.75"(25cm) tall, by 3.75"(9.5cm) in diameter and weighs 13.19 troy ounces.
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