Here is an antique cocktail mixer marked “Meriden B. Company 09 Silver Soldered”. It is a cocktail mixer style that was included in the 1886 Meriden Britannia 1886-87 Catalog. It is the bottom part of a two piece ” Liquor Mixer” that came in four sizes, this one being No. 09, Five Gills. The price listed was $7.75.
This mixer measures 5 inches tall, 3 and 1/2 inches across the top (not including the spout) and 2 and 3/8 inches bottom diameter.
It has a nice weight to it.
This mixer can be found for sale here at my Etsy shop: