Sugar glass is a drinking glass made out of melted sugar, which will be consumed by the visitors and is intended for one-time events i.e. cocktail parties etc. Once the alcohol/drink is consumed, the object devolves into a lollipop.
Cocktail shaker, attributed to Norman Bel Geddes 1930
Spirits: The Modern Coctail
The cocktail is immediately associated with stylish modern living. The cocktail hour gained popularity in Britain after the First World War as the young generation rejected elaborate Edwardian dining traditions. It became the vogue among the Bright Young Things because it was novel, American and outraged their parents. Designers complemented the new fashion with strikingly modern forms.