George V Silverplate Loving Cup Cocktail Shaker
Sold for $813
second quarter 20th century, by Mappin & Webb, London & Sheffield, in the form of a loving cup with applied escutcheon, squared strap handles, milled floral rim and raised on a waisted pedestal foot above a conforming plinth base, the pedestal detaching, concealing a juicer inside and fitting on the top to form a cocktail shaker.
h. 9-1/2" to 10", dia. 4-3/4", w. 8"
**In overall very good condition, with some negligible scuffs and dings but no dents, losses to the silver, engravings/monograms or removals. The cork is original, worn but no losses, but not snug and should be replaced. Marked (on the underside of the plinth "Mappin & Webb / London & Sheffield / Mappin Plate". An unusual piece.