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"Boston Lighthouse" cocktail shaker

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Inscription

"L.H.S." engraved on side

Marks

Meriden S. P. Co. / International S. Co. / 340

Provenance

Owned by Laurance Heaton Sturtevant of Dorchester, Massachusetts (may have received it as a gift); descended in the family to William English of Hingham, Massachusetts; 2009, gift of Edna and William English to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Edna and William Sturtevant English

designed 1927; manufactured 1927–29

Object Place

Meriden, Connecticut

Dimensions

Overall: 53.3 x 17.8 cm (21 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2784

Medium or Technique

Silverplated metal (probably chrome)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware