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    Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
    Eight -Piece Manhattan Cocktail Set, introduced 1935, Revere Copper & Brass Co.
    Chrome-plated metal
    13 x 3-3/4 x 3-3/4 inches (33.0 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm) (tallest, shaker)
    15-3/4 x 11-1/2 x 0-3/4 inches (40.0 x 29.2 x 1.9 cm) (tray)
    Marks: Revere, ROME, N.Y.

    The cocktail service comprising:
    1 shaker;
    6 cups;
    1 tray.
    8 Total.

    A. Duncan, American Art Deco, London, 1986, p. 87.
    J. S. Gordon, A Modern World, American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920-1945, New Haven, Connecticut, 2011, p. 153.
    S. J. Johnson, American Modern 1925-1940 Design for a New Age, New York, 2000, p. 85.
    R. G. Wilson,The Machine Age in America 1918-1941, Brooklyn, New York, 1986, p. 329.
    Stephen Visakay, Vintage Bar Ware: Identification & Value Guide, Paducah, Kentucky, 1997, p. 87.

    Property from the Phil and Gretchen Arth Collection of Cocktailware, Moraga, California

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Dent to bowl of one cup, minor dents to two corners of tray, shelf wear to undersides throughout the set. Light scratches throughout indicative of age and use.
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