Meriden S.P. Co “Ile De France” Shaker and 8 Glasses

Meridien Silver Plate Co., United States. Art Deco “Ile De France” pattern silver plate cocktail shaker with eight glasses. Shaker inscribed “U.S.S.Y W-116 Built By Marine Iron & Shipbuilding Co. Duluth, Minnesota May 12, 1945 Sponsor Mrs. Elliot J. Bradshaw” to commemorate the successful completion of the U.S. Navy water barge Y W-116, which was built in 1945 and scrapped in 1974. Glasses (each); Height 3 in x diameter: 2 1/4 in. Shaker; Height: 9 1/4 in x width: 8 in x depth: 4 3/4 in.