News about Cocktail Shakers
Vintage cocktail shakers: equal parts glamour and whimsy
NEW YORK — For amateur mixologists, a well-stocked home bar provides a great place to entertain guests by serving time-honored libations or their own recipes. Ever since the show Mad Men aired on television, there has been renewed interest in mid-century and antique cocktail shakers and barware for the home.
Stocking stuffers collectors will cherish
NEW YORK – If you’re like most folks, buying stocking stuffers is difficult. Choosing a regular gift is one thing but if one procrastinates, it can be challenging to find just the right mini-gift to slip inside a stocking that has been “hung by the chimney with care.” Running out to the local pharmacy at […]
The Hot Bid: Raise a toast to a cool penguin cocktail shaker
What you see: A penguin cocktail shaker designed by Emil Schuelke for the Napier Co. in 1936. Rago Arts and Auction estimates it at $2,500 to $3,500. The expert: Megan Whippen, senior specialist at Wright.
Jazz Age design shown in textiles, furniture and more
NEW YORK (AP) – A multisensory blockbuster of a show at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum here invites visitors to explore Jazz Age design in all its glittering, decadent and innovative glory.