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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Cocktail Shaker And Stirer

This is a Cocktail shaker and stirer. It was designed by Walter von Nessen. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.5 x 13 x 12.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cocktail Shaker And Stirer; Designed by Walter von Nessen (American, 1889 - 1943); chrome plated metal; H x W x D: 22.5 x 13 x 12.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-125-a,b

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