An exceptional Forman Brothers (Brooklyn, New York) Art Deco chrome cocktail shaker. It features an angular butterscotch Catalin/Bakelite handle and Bakelite disc finial.
A distinctive feature of this shaker is its bottom - embossed with fourteen vintage cocktail Recipes that include Alexander, Bacardi, Bronx, Clover Club, Daiquiri, Dubonnet, Jack Rose, Manhattan, Dry Martini, Orange Blossom, Palm Beach, Side Car, Tom Collins, and Whiskey Sour. So many choices - Let's shake 'em up!
Has a strainer built into the body and a screw-off pour spout cover.
The shaker was designed by Sol Forman (1903-2001) and patented in 1936.
12" high x 5-1/2" diameter base. Excellent condition.