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Shaker (part of beverage set)

1925
Gorham Manufacturing Company (active 1865–1961)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm (12 x 5 3/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2015.2843.2a-b

Medium or Technique

sterling silver

Not On View

Classifications

Silver

Tall round cocktail shaker with stippled surface and removeable lid

Markings

Front of the vessel inscribed with a large capital T monogram.

Underside of shaker inscribed with the following mark: ""GORHAM" / "W" inscribed in a circle, lion facing left / "STERLING" / 1667A / winged foot / "PATENTED 1924" / 5"

Provenance

Thomas B. Taylor; by descent to his son, Thomas B. Taylor, Jr.; around 1980, by descent to his son, Thomas H. Taylor, Norwich, VT; 2015, gift of Thomas H. and Marie M. Taylor to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. and Marie M. Taylor