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    Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
    Ferris Wheel Cocktail Service, circa 1935, Revere Copper and Brass Co.
    Chromed brass, glass
    24 x 22-3/4 x 17-1/4 inches (61.0 x 57.8 x 43.8 cm) (caddy)
    Impressed Revere, ROME NY to underside of each shaker

    Each cocktail shaker measuring 13 x 3-3/8 inches, each cup measuring 3-1/4 x 2-3/8 inches, and each dish measuring 1-7/8 x 6 x 3-3/4 inches.

    The lot comprising:
    1 Ferris wheel-form caddy;
    2 Manhattan cocktail shakers;
    3 rectangular dishes;
    12 cups.
    18 Total

    Property from the Collection of Phillip and Gretchen Arth, Moraga, California




    Condition Report*: The impressive service in overall very good condition, featuring a fully functional Ferris wheel-form caddy, and bearing appropriate reflections of age and light use, such as surface scratches and scuffs, and minor dings to metal components. Several pushes to shoulder of middle cover of one shaker, and small dent to upper flange of middle cover in other shaker. Caddy and shakers with strong and intact plating, free from splitting, losses, or observable restorations. Glass components complete with the exception of one rectangular dish. Chipped rims to two cups, and one small area of interior cracking at corner of one dish. Remaining glasses free from cracks or losses.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    July, 2021
    15th Thursday
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