Table architecture, model no. 389/496 | Phillips, de Pury & Company

Phillips, de Pury & Company-Table architecture, model no. 389/496

Estimated value: 5000-7000 US$

Auction:
19-20th Century Design Art

Sales date: 2002-12-11

Location:
New York

Lot number: 59

Design

Wilber L. Orme
Manufacturer Cambridge Glass Company

Architonic id

4104487

A set of four candleholders with accompanying circular centerpiece
glass (5)
bowl: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) high
7 3/4 in. (19.2 cm) diameter
each candlestick: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) high

Literature:
THE CAMBRIDGE GLASS COMPANY, BROCHURE, January 1, 1940, p. 42
J. Stewart Johnson, AMERICAN MODERN, 1925-1940: DESIGN FOR A NEW AGE, New York, 2000, pp. 56-57

Wilber Orme was an in-house designer employed by the Cambridge Glass Company in Cambridge, Ohio. A lifelong native of Southeastern Ohio's glass and china belt, Orme is one of those names in the American Modern canon who would remain utterly buried in the obscure annals of depression glass