Vintage Barware and Mid Century Glassware Specialists

Napier Horse and Pony Jigger

Regular price $178.30

Shipping calculated at checkout.
A lovely vintage silver-plated Napier "Horse and Pony" double jigger. This pony jigger (a pony jigger is another name for a double jigger) was cleverly named the "Horse and Pony" jigger by Napier. The Pony (or smaller end) holds 3/4 oz and the Horse (large end) holds 1 1/2 oz. We found the original Napier ad for this jigger, see last photo.

[ Other sellers: Do NOT copy ANY portion of our content in this listing or use ANY of our photos (including screenshots). It’s illegal to copy and paste someone else's content and use it as your own. That's considered "Content Theft" and against the law (per the Digital Copyright Act signed into law in 1998). In addition to being illegal, it's also unfair to your buyers as it’s misrepresentation of your actual listing. © Southern Vintage Wares ]

A quick bit of history on Napier: The Napier Company was named after its president, James H. Napier, who led the company from 1920 to 1960. But the company's history can be tracked back to 1875 when it was founded as Whitney and Rice in Attleboro, Mass., manufacturing silver products. The firm changed hands and name in 1882 and became Carpenter and Bliss and shortly thereafter, E.A. Bliss and Co., Inc. After rapid expansion in the late 1880s the company moved to Meriden, CT in 1890. After WWI, the firm shifted emphasis from silver products to production of modern jewelry. James Napier became president in 1920 and the company adopted the name Napier - Bliss Co. In 1922, the name was changed to Napier Company. Like many jewelry companies Napier got into lines of art objects and other utilitarian objects like cocktail shakers. In the early to mid 1930s they started producing several cocktail shakers (most notably the "Dial a Drink shaker" and the Rooster motif shaker) other pieces of barware including their well-known graduated/stepped jigger and the mechanical/valve jigger and this Horse and Pony Jigger.

Measurements: Just shy of 3 1/2" tall

Maker/year: Napier, 1940s

Hallmarks: "Napier" can be found on the smaller end of the jigger

Condition: Excellent condition. This jigger was never used. It came from a collector who kept stored in a silver polishing cloth. The pictures don't do this piece justice. In short, this jigger is in excellent condition and displays beautifully. It's a true vibrant silver. Any yellow hue you see is from the camera's flash; any shadows you see are from other items in the room catching the reflection of the jigger's silver-plating. 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 or damage 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/damage.

Inv Ref #NP47.