"MANHATTAN" COCKTAIL SET | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-"MANHATTAN" COCKTAIL SET

Estimated value: 8,000—12,000 US$

Reached Price : 11,400 US$

Auction:
Important 20th Century Design

Sales date: 2006-12-15

Location:
New York

Lot number: 100

Design

NORMAN BEL GEDDES
Launched in 1937
Manufacturer Revere Copper and Brass Co.

Architonic id

4107751

Chromium-plated brass
Comprising shaker, six goblets, and tray
Manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Co., Rome, NY
Each stamped Revere/ROME/NY
Shaker: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
High goblets: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
High tray: 14 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (36.8 x 29.5 cm)

Literature and References:
Richard Guy Wilson, Dianne H. Pilgrim, and Dickran Tashjian, The Machine Age in America 1918-1941, New York, 1986, p. 329
Alastair Duncan, American Art Deco, New York, 1986, p. 87
Anne Bony, Les Années 30, Paris, 1987, p. 1042
J. Stewart Johnson, American Modern 1925-1940: Design for a New Age, New York, 2000, p. 85
Stephen Visakay, Vintage Bar Ware: Indentification & Value Guide, Paducah, KY, 2000, pp. 87-88 and 91
Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton and Ghislaine Wood, eds., Art Deco 1910-1939, London, 2003, p. 346