A stylish and highly collectable bell shaped cocktail shaker manufactured by the highly desirable Asprey & Co. The shaker is detachable at two sections.
Height: 11 inches/28cm
Diameter: 6 inches/15cm (bowl)
Condition: Excellent throughout. Original plate which creates a fantastic time aged patina/colour.
A business which is supposed to have been established in 1781 at Mitcham, Surrey, by William Asprey (died 1827).
Francis Kennedy, c. 1804-c. 1841
Kennedy & Asprey, c. 1841-1843
Charles Asprey, 1843-c.1872
purchased the business of Charles Edwards, c.1857
Charles Asprey & Son, c.1872-c.1879
Charles Asprey & Sons, c.1879-c.1888
acquired Leuchars & Sons
C.& G.E. Asprey, c.1888-c.1900
Asprey (& Co), c.1900-1909
acquired Houghton & Gunn, 1906
acquired William Payne & Co, 1908
Asprey & Co Ltd, 1909- 1998
Asprey & Garrard, 1998-2002
Asprey & Co Ltd, 2002