Toddy Shaker

Description
Toddy shaker or drink mixer. Heavy glass jar, molded, textured glass with a man's head embossed on front center: he wears a chef's cap with the word "TODDY" on the front. Embossed under is: "A MEAL IN A GLASS". Bottom of glass is embossed with the letter "B" and number "8", as well as a sticker with "420" handwritten on it. Jar has screw-thread in neck, with attached metal cap. Cap is blue and gold, top printed: "Add Ice/Before/Shaking/TODDY/"A Meal in a Glass"/TODDY INC./BUFFALO/N.Y." Underside of cap has sticker with "420a" handwritten on it.
Maker is Toddy, Inc. of Buffalo, New York.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1925-1935
place made
United States
United States: New York, Buffalo
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (cap material)
tin-coated steel (cap material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 23.1775 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL*322793.20
accession number
322793
collector/donor number
420
catalog number
322793.20
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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