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    Description

    William Archibald Welden (Scottish/American, 1900-1970)
    Eight-Piece Sheridan Cocktail Set, circa 1938-1941, Revere Copper & Brass Co.
    Chrome-plated brass, Bakelite
    12-1/2 inches (31.8 cm) (tallest, cocktail shaker)
    Impressed to undersides Revere, ROME, N.Y.

    The cocktail set comprising:
    2 Empire shakers;
    6 Empire cups;
    1 Hercules tray.
    8 pieces.

    LITERATURE:
    J. Stewart Johnson, American Modern, 1925-1940: Design For A New Age, New York, 2000, p. 108, for the shaker in the John C. Waddell Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    Stephen Visakay, Vintage Bar Ware: Identification & Value Guide, Paducah, Kentucky, 1997, cover and pp. 90-91, for another example of the cocktail shaker and set.

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


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*: Good example of this design and in overall good appearance, one cocktail shaker with very minor loss to chrome plating to spout, tray with scattered scratches commensurate with use, otherwise no repairs, dents, or pushes observed.
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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    15th Thursday 10:50 am CT
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    July
    15th Thursday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 67001-67231) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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