Manning Bowman designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Manning Bowman designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

A. Manning Bowman designs in collections

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Manning Bowman Company. (1875-1900). Porridger. Pewter. (H) 1 1/2 in. x (W) 7 in. Accession no. 1932.876. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 25 May 2016. [A00705]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1875-1900). Teapot. Pale blue enamelled metal, nickel-plated brass and wood. (H) 7 3/4 x (W) 10 3/4 x (D) 5 3/4 in. Accession no. 2001.27.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-95]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1904). Trophy. Copper, white metal. (H) 9.625 in. x (W) 7.25. Accession no. 1971.1773. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 25 May 2016. [A00706]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1900-10). Chafing dish. Silver-plate, fruitwood. (H) 13 in x (D) 12 in. Accession no. 1969.3645A-E. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 25 May 2016. [A00707]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1910). Toaster. Accession no. 1987.185.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-54]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1910). Toaster and toast rack. Steel, nickel, chrome, wood. 8.5 x 7 x 3.5 in. University of Delaware. Viewed 10 April 2016. [A00359]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1911). Cigarette lighter. (H) 6 9/16 x (W) 2 3/4 in. Accession no. 2001.141.2. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-44]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1915). Tray. Accession no. 1996.95.3. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-78]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1928). Cocktail set (shaker, tray, six cups). Chrome, catalin (plastic). Various dimensions. Accession no. 2008.276.1-8. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00118]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1928). Coffee service (coffee percolator). Chrome, catalin (plastic). Overall 14 3/4 in. Accession no. 2008.277.2a-c. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00119]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1928). Coffee service (creamer, sugar bowl, tray). Chrome, catalin (plastic). Various dimensions. Accession no. 2008.277.1; 3; 4a-b. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00122]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1928-30). Mantel clock. Chromium plated metal, orange/brown catalin (plastic). Overall 9 3/4 x 11 in. Accession no. 2008.279. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00121]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930). Cocktail shaker. Chromium-plated brass. (H) 10 1/4 × (W) 4 3/4 in. Accession no. 1997.89.0a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-84]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1929-31). Mantle clock. Accession no. 1987.181.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-42]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1929-1931). Shelf clock, model no. K905. Chrome-plated metal, plastic, and glass. 9 5/8 x 10 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Accession no: 1981.53.12. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 21 March 2016. [B00019]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1928-32). Mantel clock. Chrome, black catalin (plastic). Overall 9 7/16 x 11 in. Accession no. 2008.278. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00120]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930). Waffle iron. Accession no. 1994.52.0a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-75]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930). Coffeepot. Chromium-plated brass, wood, glass, aluminum. (H): 9 1/2 in. Accession no. 1989.108.1a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-61]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930). Teapot, creamer, and lidded sugar bowl. 2000.52.2-4a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-92(-94)]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1931). Waffle iron (Art Deco). Chromium-plated metal; wood; electrical cord. (H) 4 1/4 × (W) 12 in. Accession no. 1999.146.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-90]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1933). Percolator, six coffee cups and saucers (Art Deco style). Cast porcelain with an opaque green glaze, various metals, and chrome. Accession nos. 1996.102.7.1a-f, 1996.102.7.2a-.7a 1996.102.7.2b-.7b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-39(-41)]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1930s). Electric alarm clock. Accession no. 2002.120.3. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-43]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1920-50). Ashtray. Accession no. 2000.52.1a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-91]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930-40). Toaster. Accession no. 1989.7.1a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-58]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1935). Chafing dish on tray. Accession no. 1986.196.2a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-47]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1935). Crumber. Accession no. 1986.190.2a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-46]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1936). Cook-all. Accession no. 2003.42.0a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-100]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930-40). Cocktail shaker. Accession no. 1993.108.2a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-74]

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Benjamin M. Tassie for Manning Bowman Company. (1931-40). “Carafon” thermos carafe set. Chrome-plated white metal with brown enamel and glass liner; black opaque glass and colorless glass. Various dimensions. Accession no: 2004.93.1-.3. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 22 March 2016. [B00027]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1935). Tea kettle on stand. Chromed metal (possibly brass), wood. 12 x 9 x 7 1/2 in. Accession No: 82.114a-g. Brooklyn Museum. Viewed 19 March 2016. [B00014]

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Manning Bowman. (c. 1935). Tea service (tea pot, creamer, sugar bowl with lid, tray). Silver, chrome, steel, plastic. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. 1999.41.1-4. Dallas Museum of Art. Viewed 16 April 2016. [A00366-69].

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1935). Bowl. Accession no. 1987.29.3. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-50]

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Manning Bowman Company. (mid-1930s). Cylindrical pitcher. Chromed metal, wood, 7 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. Accession No. 83.108.18. Brooklyn Museum. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00117]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1937). Manning-Bowman automatic iron. Cast and polished metal, molded phenolic plastic, 4 13/16 x 9 3/8 x 4 7/16 in. Accession No. 1993-126-1. Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. Viewed 19 March 2016. [A00123]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1937). Party urn no. 488/20. Chrome, white metal, glass, catalin, electrical cord. 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 11 in. Accession no: 2007.124.1. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 22 March 2016. [B00029]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1937). Waffle iron. Accession no. 1989.110.1a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-62]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1937). Percolator. Accession no. 1996.17.2a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-77]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1930-45). Bowl. Paint, wood, chromium-plated steel. (H) 6 1/2 x (D) 12 in. Accession no. 1999.38.1. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-87]

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Manning-Bowman & Company. (1930-39). Percolator. Metal, aluminum, Bakelite, glass, rubber. 14 5/8 X 10 7/8 X 10 5/8 diameter. Accession no. XX1990.1010 a-d. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00051]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Grill. Accession no. 1987.4.3a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-48]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Dishes. Accession no. 1987.29.2a-h. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-49]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Relish tray. Accession no. 1989.7.2a-d. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-59]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Tray. Accession no. 1989.7.3. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-60]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Lidded tray. Accession no. 1990.93.1a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-65]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Waffle iron (Art Deco). Chromium-plated metal; wood; plastic; electrical cord. (H) 5 x (W) 13 x (D) 8 1/2 in. Accession no. 1999.145.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-89]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Lidded serving bowl. Chromium-plated brass; ceramic. (D) 12 in. Accession no. 1998.52.1a-c Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-85]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Lidded serving bowl. Chromium-plated brass; plastic. (D) 12 1/2in. Accession no. 1998.52.2a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-86]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Cocktail shaker. Accession no. 1986.167.3a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-45]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Ice bucket. Accession no. 1988.5.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-55]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Pitcher. Accession no. 1990.148.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-67]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Ashtray. Accession no. 1990.115.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-66]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Tray. Accession no. 1987.29.4. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-51]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940). Ice bucket (with flaired sides). Chromium-plated copper, plastic, glass, cork. Accession no. 1987.133.2a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-53]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1940s). Percolator. Accession no. 1994.65.1a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-76]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1940-50). Tray (with original box). Accession no. 1988.126.2a-d. Accession no. 1999.38.1. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-56]

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Manning Bowman Company. (1940-50). Waffle iron. (With instruction and recipe pamphlets). Accession no. 1988.126.3a-d. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-57]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Tongs. Chromium-plated steel. (L) 6 in. Accession no. 1999.38.2. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-88]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Cook-all. Accession no. 1996.102.2. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-79]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Bowl. Accession no. 1993.59.2. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-70]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Candlesticks. Accession no. 1993.59.3a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-71]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Decanter. Accession no. 1987.51.4a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-52]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1950). Coffee urn. Accession no. 1991.29.0a-g. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-68]

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Manning Bowman Company. (c. 1951). Percolator, creamer, lidded sugar bowl, and tray. Accession nos. 1997.61.0.1-4. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-80(-83)]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Cocktail shaker and stirrer. Accession no. 1991.110.0a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-69]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Cocktail set. Variable dimensions. Accession no. 2001.91.0a-e. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-99]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Cocktail shaker. Accession no. 2001.71.3a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-96]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Candy dish. Chrome. Accession no. 2012.210.1. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-103]

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Manning-Bowman & Company. (undated). Pitcher. Chrome, metal. 11 3/4 X 6 1/2 X 4 1/2 diameter. Accession no. XX1995.94 a,b. Wolfsonian FIU, Miami Beach. Viewed 24 April 2016. [D00052]

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Corning Glass Works / Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Pyrex covered casserole and stand. Colorless glass, metal stand. (H) 14.5 cm, (W) 29.2 cm, (D) 16.7 cm. Accession no. 2010.4.1001. Corning Museum of Art, Corning NY. Viewed 6 April 2016. [B00108]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Metal carrier. Metal, wood. (H) 10.6 cm, (W) 29.2 cm, (D) 16.3 cm. Accession no. 2010.7.83. Corning Museum of Art, Corning NY. Viewed 6 April 2016. [A00337]

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Manning Bowman. (undated). Lamp filler. Accession no. 1983.122.42. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00507]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Serving bowl and stand. Accession no. 1993.88.2a-c. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-72]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Toaster. (H) 7 3/4 x (W) 6 x (D) 8 in. Accession no. 1993.108.1. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-73]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Crumber (and original box). Accession no. 1989.123.0a-f. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-63]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Waffle iron. Accession no. 2003.118.3a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-101]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Heated serving dish. Accession no. 2006.15.0a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-102]

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Manning Bowman Company. (undated). Two trays. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. 2001.71.4-5. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-97(-98)]



Manning Bowman designs at leading auction houses

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Manning & Bowman / Farber Brothers New York. (c. 1930s). Six coffee pots and a shaker. Silver plate, handles of wood, straw and Bakelite. (H) 11 to 13 in. Christie’s London - From Milan to Rome - The collections of two Italian designers sale (16 November 2011). Viewed 6 April 2016. [B00113]

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Manning Bowman. (undated). "A cast iron corkee bar top corking machine". Christie’s London - Corkscrews (22 SEP 1998). Viewed 4 April 2016. [B00096]

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Manning Bowman. (undated). Pewter stein with glass base, model number 244. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (24 APR 2005). Viewed 27 April 2016. [A00440]



C. Manning Bowman designs in exhibitions

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10 November 1983 - 5 February 1984
At Home in Manhattan: Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 21 March 2016. [A00141]

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18 December 1958 - 17 February 1959
20th century design from the museum collection at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Companies: Manning Bowman. Viewed 29 September 2016. [AAA00245-46]

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2 December 1941 - 4 January 1942
Useful objects under $10 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Viewed 29 September 2016. [AAA00248-49]

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11 venues: 1938- c. 1939
Useful household objects under $5.00 at Museum of Modern Art, New York (28 September - 28 October 1938). Additional exhibitions "for at least one year", according to press release, at venues in Saratoga Springs, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; State College, PA; Ithaca, NY; Chicago, IL; Frederick, MD; Berea, KY; Des Moines, IA; Los Angeles, CA. Viewed 29 September 2016. [AAA00243-45]

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1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881
Melbourne International Exhibition 1880. See: (1880). Melbourne International Exhibition 1880; The official catalogue of the exhibits, with introductory notes of the countries exhibiting, v. II, second edition to the first issue. [American exhibits, including Manning, Bowman & Co. (Class 24.— Goldsmiths’ and Silversmiths’ Work, p. 235).] Viewed 28 June 2016. [A00997-1000]

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1 May - 10 November 1878
Paris Universal Exposition. See: Pickering, Thomas R. (1878). Paris Universal Exposition, 1878: Official catalogue of the United States exhibitors. [Listed: Manning, Bowman & Co. (p. 71, 188). 301 pp. Chiswick Press: London. Courtesy Oxford University. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00843-44]

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10 May - 10 November 1876
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia. See: (1877). Souvenir of the Centennial exhibition [1876]: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia [Core section: pp 99-111; also see exhibits list: pp. 124-27; Exhibitors including Manning Bowman & Co.] 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00965-75]

(1876). List of awards made by the United States Centennial Commission to the American Exhibitors, International Exhibition, 1876, at Philadelphia. [Listed: Manning, Bowman & Co. (pp. 43, 51). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] 134 pp. S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. Courtesy The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00841-42]



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