View 1 of Lot 21.  AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER | INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO., MERIDEN, CT | 1927-29.
View 1 of Lot 21.  AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER | INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO., MERIDEN, CT | 1927-29.
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AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER | INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO., MERIDEN, CT | 1927-29

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER | INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO., MERIDEN, CT | 1927-29

AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER | INTERNATIONAL SILVER CO., MERIDEN, CT | 1927-29

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot sold:

17,500

USD

AN AMERICAN SILVER-PLATED LIGHTHOUSE COCKTAIL SHAKER

1927-29


in the form of a windowed lighthouse with a gallery around the light, signed on the base

 

International Silver Co., Meriden, CT

Silver-plated metal

height 15 in.

This model is based on the Boston Lighthouse, the first lighthouse to be built in America. It was raised to the ground by the English in 1776 and then re-built in 1783. This model was made in two sizes, the larger measuring 20 inches high.