ANTIQUE 20thC GORHAM HUGE WWI ARTILLERY SHELL COCKTAIL SHAKER c.1915

  USD $4,983
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century American Gorham silver plated, copper and brass novelty artillery shell cocktail shaker, huge size, modelled as a very detailed fac-simile of the WWI Eighteen-Pounder Shrapnel Shell, in three sections, the top opens to reveal the strainer, the base contains a framework with four shot glasses.

The piece is Marked "FAC-SIMILE EIGHTEEN POUNDER SHRAPNEL SHELL" and "Patent Applied for America and Foreign Countries", made by Gorham Silver Company (important American manufacturer)

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 57cm
Width: 10cm
Weight: 2635g

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Location USA
Designer / Brand Gorham
Period c. 1915
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Condition pre-owned