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Shake, baby, shake

This sleek addition to your home bar will put you in a festive mood

His refined, high-end tastes rival those of James Bond, making him nearly impossible to buy for. Assuming you’ve set aside a fortune to delight him, we suggest this classic, red enamel cocktail shaker with silver-plated lid by Asprey. Dating back to 1781, the English luxury label opened shop downtown earlier this year, showcasing an array of handcrafted items with similar appeal, including jewelry, watches, crystal, and leather goods. It’s all quite fabulous. Cocktail shaker, $870 at Asprey, The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, 10 Avery St., Boston, 617-574-7172,

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