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Georges Briard "Mix Your Poison" Mixing Glass, Skull Swizzle Sticks

Sale price $139.89 Regular price $161.02

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A rare Georges Briard "Mix Your Poison" glass and 4 Mid Century celluloid skull swizzle sticks. This hard to come by pattern is the pinnacle of Georges Briard patterns and truly a magical one. This glass features a gold "Rx" on each side of the skull and cross bones graphics along with a gun, criss-crossed knives and two mortals/pestles. The graphics colors are a stunning deep black with a vibrant gold. The swizzle sticks are just as magical and are made of a heavy celluloid material and rhinestone eyes. They are an ivory color.

A quick summary about this glassware maker: Georges Briard was the go-to for decorative housewares in the 1950s and 60s and was carried at upscale retails like Bloomingdale’s and Neiman Marcus. Briard’s success and notoriety came with the use of 22-karat gold as screened decoration for bent glassware. His design hallmarks are repetitive patterns, most often featuring geometric shapes or nature based images. Georges Briard is known for creating some of the most stunning Mid Century Modern glassware as well as Atomic and Kitsch designs in the later 1970s and is the essence of MCM glassware excellence.

Maker/era: Georges Briard, Mid Century

Hallmarks: Please note: this glass does NOT bare the "Georges Briard" signature.

Measurements: the glass measures 5 3/4" tall x 3" in diameter, the swizzle sticks measure 7 1/4" in length

This set includes: 1 "Mix Your Poison" glass and 4 skull swizzle sticks.

Condition of the glassware: Very good vintage condition. The gold "Rx" is in good shape overall and those are often the first areas to fade. The graphics are in great condition. As mentioned above, this piece does not bare the Georges Briard name/hallmark. There's one tiny fleck of extra black paint (that occurred during the graphics application) on the front lower portion of the glass (near the base), completely common with Mid Century glassware. No chips, nicks, or scratches. The swizzle sticks are in good condition overall and show minimal signs of age/wear.

We also have a set of 6 Georges Briard Name Your Poison tumblers listed, if you're interested in a larger set of this pattern. Cheers!

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

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