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Art Deco Cocktail Shaker, Grape Embossed Cocktail Shaker by Birks B.M.Mounts

Sale price $132.69 Regular price $164.12

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A gorgeous silver-plated Art Deco cocktail shaker by Birks B.M. Mounts. This shaker features a stunning, raised, 3-D like grape leaves pattern along the upper (we zoomed in to try and capture the raised texture), a footed base, and a multi-textured Art Deco style handle. Truly a breath-taking mixer. Heavier in weight, this shaker is well-crafted and solid. The spout cap still has its original cork inside. Heavier in weight, this shaker is solid and well-crafted. Circa 1920s.

Measurements: Approximately 10 1/2" tall

Hallmarks: "B.M. Mounts" can be found on the bottom of the shaker along with a logo of a seashell and "E.P" Copper" (aka electroplated or silver-plated over copper).

Condition: Good vintage condition overall with signs of age and wear and patina. The patina that's formed on this shaker is magical. Patina/tarnish can be tricky when it's formed over decades so it may or may not polish away. The silver-plating appears to be in very good shape overall. The cork in the cap is in tact but does show a small amount of wear. Here's a quick summary of any flaws we can find:

- the screw cap has a small ding on the top
- there's patina/tarnish
- there's mild wear to the plating on the interior (see photo)

The cap that fits on top of the shaker fits snugly. Again, this shaker has formed a magical patina/look to it that will likely not polish up to a perfect silver. That's part of its magic, but if you're looking for a vintage shaker with no patina, please see our other listings.

**Please Note: we typically do not test our shakers for leakage. We offer a variety of vintage shakers (both usable as well as collectible/display only). We are happy to put our shaker through a thorough leakage test (which involves filling it with liquid and rigorously shaking it) -- please message us if you'd like us to test this particular shaker. Cheers!

**On shipping: We take our packaging very seriously and carefully wrap all pieces to ensure safe delivery.

****Important to note pre-purchase: Buyers, please examine all photos carefully as we cannot accept returns due to the fragile nature (the possibility of breakage when being shipped back) of our vintage/antique pieces. Our items are true vintage pieces that might have manufacturers flaws, flaws from age, or imperfections in general from being vintage. We try to explain the condition/description in an accurate and thorough manner but we ask that you please examine all photos carefully and ask all questions before purchasing an item as we are unable to accept returns due to the risk of breakage.