News about Bar Tools
Vintage cocktail shakers: equal parts glamour and whimsy
NEW YORK — For amateur mixologists, a well-stocked home bar provides a great place to entertain guests by serving time-honored libations or their own recipes. Ever since the show Mad Men aired on television, there has been renewed interest in mid-century and antique cocktail shakers and barware for the home.
Michaan’s auction Feb. 8 offers wide-ranging treasures
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Saturday, Feb. 8 is the date set for Michaan’s next Gallery Auction. This is the time and place to discover one-of-a-kind fine collectibles, fine art and Asian art, exciting jewelry and rare furnishings. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Baccarat: crystal barware of kings and aristocrats
NEW YORK — The perfect French martini is judged not only by the ratio of vodka to pineapple juice but also the cocktail glass in which it is served. Presentation is important in all things, and using antique or vintage Baccarat barware to serve your cocktails can turn your next gathering with friends into a […]
Automobilia has pole position at Miller & Miller auction Dec. 8
NEW HAMBURG, Ontario – A patinated bronze sculpture by Emile Louis Picault (French, 1860-1915), which was used as the mascot for the Ten-Mile Corinthian Automobile Championship of 1906 in Florida, is a star lot at the sale of the Aarssen collection of automobilia, bronzes and Americana to be held Saturday, Dec. 8, by Miller & […]