Bradley & Hubbard designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Bradley & Hubbard (active 1854-1940) designs - collections, at auction, exhibitions [1]

A. Bradley & Hubbard designs in collections


Attributed to Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1850-70). Shelf clock. Cast iron; wood (plant material); brass (alloy); steel (alloy). 21.625 x 13.5 x 4.5 in. [THF151720]. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00046]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1860-75). Hand mirror. 11 x 5.25 x .25 in. Accession nos: SI.2006.031. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00146]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1863-74). Call bells (3 examples). Silver plated brass. Various dimensions. Accession nos: SI.2003.053-4; SI.1995.034. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00146]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1865). Novelty clock, "Winker". Brass (movement material); iron (case material); paint (case material). Overall: 16 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in. clock: 4 in.; base: 2 in. Accession no: 233061. National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00001]


Possibly Bradley & Hubbard. (1870-80). Hanging oil lamp. Cast iron, glass. (H) 26 in. Accession no. 2014.10.1. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 25 May 2016. [A00700]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1868-1880). Match safes (three). Cast iron. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. SI.1989.056; SI.2003.050; SI.2003.067. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00038]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1871). Oil chandelier. Cast iron, brass and glass. 48 (height) x 36 (width) x 36 (dia.) in. Accession no. SI.1971.094. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]


Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1875). Plant stand. Brass. (H) 32 1/2 x (W) 13 1/2 in. Accession no. 1985.25. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Offline; viewed 7 April 2016. [B00112-08]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (1880). Lamp. Copper, brass, silver plate, glass. 18 3/4 x 11 in. Accession no. 2002.22. Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute museum, Utica, New York. Viewed 15 March 2016. [A00096]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1880). Mirrored wall sconce. Brass, glass. Accession no. SI.2004.024. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1880). Paper weight. Cast iron. 2.25 x 3 x 3 in. Accession nos.: SI.1999.042. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00028]

Bradley & Hubbard. (1880-85). Stand (Aesthetic style). Cast brass, machine-pressed stoneware, polychrome enamels. (H) 32 1/8 x (W) 12 11/16 x (D) 12 11/16 in. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-20]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (1880-85). Card stand. Brass, earthenware. 34 x 18 x 13 in. Accession no.: 2008.572.1 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00020]


Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1880-85). Gas chandelier. Brass, ceramic, and glass. 41 x 35 in. Accession no: 1976.64. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT. Viewed 21 March 2016. [B00017]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company (and Longwy Faience Company, Longwy, France). (1880-85). Plant stand. Brass, glazed earthenware. 33 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. Object no.: 2005.157. Baltimore Museum of Art. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00002]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company (and Longwy Faience Company, Longwy, France). (1880-85). Table. Brass, earthenware. 33 3/4 x 18 1/2 in sq. Accession no. 96.6. Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute museum, Utica, New York. Viewed 15 March 2016. [A00099]

Attributed to Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (1880-85). Table. Brass, silver plate. 30 1/8 x 20 1/4 x 15 in. Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama. Source: D’Ambrosio, Anna Tobin. Brass Menagerie: Metalwork of the Aesthetic Movement, Utica, ISBN: 0915895293, p. 34. [A00097]


Bradley & Hubbard. (1864-1914). Lamp. Brass, glass, marble. Accession no. 73.486A-G. Newark Museum, NJ — offline. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-24]


Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (undated). Stand. Ceramic, enamel, brass. (H) 34 x (W) 13 1/2 x (D) 13 1/2 in. Accession no. 1905.1605. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Offline; viewed 7 April 2016. [B00112-01]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1880-1890). Ewer. Cast iron. pot metal. 5.25 x 3 x in. Accession no.: SI.2003.056. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00045]


Bradley & Hubbard. (after 1885). Kerosene lamp heater. Accession no. 1954.601. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00077]

Bradley & Hubbard / Meriden Flint Glass Company. Stand, (1875-1890). Brass, ceramic, glass. (H) 33 5/8 in, (W) 13 3/8 in (D) 13 3/8 in. Accession no. 78.214. Newark Museum, NJ. (Online but search collection.) Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-34]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1881-1920). Oil lamps (11 examples). Various materials, various dimensions. Accession nos. SI.1966.079; SI.1974.192; SI.1988.041; SI.1988.044; SI.1989.041; SI.1989.058; SI.2003.014; SI.2003.057; SI.2003.063; SI.2003.064 a&b; SI.2006.060. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1883). Oil chandelier. Cast iron, brass and glass. 48 (height) x 36 (width) x 36 (dia.) in. Accession no. SI.1989.037. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company (and Longwy Faience Company, Longwy, France). (1885). Stand. Brass, glazed earthenware, 32 13/16 x 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. Accession no: 1998.45. Brooklyn Museum. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00003]


Attributed to Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1885). Frame. Brass. 15 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 1/4 in. Accession no. 2003.11.1-2. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute museum, Utica, New York. Viewed 15 March 2016. [A00106]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1885). Sconce. Patinated copper, silver-plated brass, and glass. 18 x 3 x 5 in. Accession no.: 2011.9. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. See the sconce featured on the high-traffic arts website Artnet (11 NOV 15). Both viewed 11 March 2016. [A00022; A00036].


Bradley & Hubbard. (1870-1900). Bookend (bull terrier dog). Iron. (H) 5 1/2 x (W) 4 7/8 x (D) 2 5/8 in. Accession no. 1989.100.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-07]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1885-1940). Candlesticks (26 examples). Various materials and dimensions. Accession nos: SI.2006.033; SI.2006.035; SI.2006.037-56; SI.2006.068-71. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00147]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1886). Candlesticks. Copper, brass, silver plate. 10 in. high. Accession no. 2012.8.1-2. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute museum, Utica, New York. Viewed 15 March 2016. [A00105]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1885-1895). Fire tools and stand (2 sets). Cast iron. Various dimensions. Accession nos.: SI.1989.040 abcd; SI.2003.066 abc. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00024]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1885-1940). Letter holder (5 examples). Cast iron; brass. Various dimensions. Accession nos: SI.1991.005; SI2006.007; SI2006.008; SI2006.012; SI2006.013. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00025]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1885-1940). Inkstand (7 examples). Cast iron; brass; glass. Various dimensions. Accession nos: SI.1989.057; SI.1991.006; SI.2003.055; SI2006.002; SI2006.019; SI2006.020. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00026]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company / designed by F. Robert Seidensticker. (c. 1886). Andirons. Cast iron, copper with brass plating. 16 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 17 3/4 in. Accession no. 2003.10a-b. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute museum, Utica, New York. Viewed 15 March 2016. [A00098]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1886-1900). Pairs of Andirons (8 sets). Cast iron. Various dimensions. Accession nos. SI.1989.039 a&b; SI.1989.055 a&b; SI.1990.029 a&b; SI.2003.065 a&b; SI.2004.015 a&b; SI.2004.014 a&b; SI.2004.038 a&b; SI.2004.042 a&b. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00023]

Bradley and Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1890). Standish. Silver-plated bronze, pressed glass. (H) 5 x (W) 9 1/4 x (D) 5 1/16 in. Accession no. 1985.45. Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Offline; viewed 7 April 2016. [B00112-07]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1890-1900). Match box holders (two). Cast iron. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. SI.2003.051; SI.2003.052. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00039]

New find by artdesigncafe, 2 March 2016:
Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (1893). Architectural metalwork installation. Staircase, metalwork on mezzanine, more designs to be determined. Site: James Blackstone Memorial Library, Branford, CT. Viewed 11 March 2016. More information and photos to come. [A00021]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1890-1900). Chandelier. Brass, glass. Accession no. 76.32. Newark Museum, NJ — offline. Viewed 13 November 2016. [AAA00426-32]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1900). Double arm student lamp. Brass (alloy); cased glass. 6.75 x 27.5 x 23.75 in. [THF123344]. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00047]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1900). Gas lamps. Cast iron, brass, original slag glass shade. 20 1/2 (height) x 17 (dia.) in. Accession no. SI.1991.016. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1900). Electric lamp. Cast iron, brass. 25 1/2 (height) x 20 (dia.) in. Accession no. SI.1998.003. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1900-20). Tray. Brass, .5 in (dia.). Accession no: SI.2006.072. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00146]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1900-20). Picture frame. Brass, 15 x 11 x 1.5 in. Accession no: SI.2006.028. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00146]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1900-30). Candelabrum. Brass, zinc, iron. 15 x 6.75 x 6.75 in. Accession no: SI.2006.057. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00147]

Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Lamp base. Shade made by artist/maker unknown. Bronze, colored glass shade, lead; 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches. Accession number: 1953-43-1a,b. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00004]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1900-40). Wall sconce (2 examples). Various materials, variable dimensions. Accession no. SI.2006.061-2. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00148]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1920-24). Bookends (5 pairs; 4 individual). Cast iron. Various dimensions. Accession nos.: SI.1991.003 a & b; SI.1991.014 a & b; SI.1991.015 a & b; SI.1992.015 a & b; SI.2003.058; SI.2003.059; SI.2003.060; SI.2003.061 a & b; SI.2003.062 a & b. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00037]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930). Temple of Saturn (model), bookend. Metal, felt, paper. 14 x 14 x 6 cm. Call no. NA323 .T466 1930. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00494].


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930). Temple of Isis (model), bookends. Metal, rubber. Each: 11 x 16 x 6 cm. Call no. NA216.P4 T3 1930. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00495].


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930). Lincoln Memorial (model), bookends. Each: Metal. 10 x 17 x 7 cm. Call no. NA44.B1282.25 L5 1930a. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00496].

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1920-40). Pen tray (4 examples). Brass. Various dimensions. Accession nos: SI.1991.008; SI.2006.014; SI.2006.015; SI.2006.017. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00027]

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1920-40). Vases (ten). Brass. Variable dimensions. Accession nos.: SI.1991.011-13; SI.2006-036; SI.2006-058; SI.2006.063-67. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00043]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1920-40). Ewers (two). Brass. Variable dimensions. Accession nos.: SI.2006.059; SI.2006.76. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00044]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930-40). Caster. Brass, porcelain, 3 (height) x 4.75 (dia.) in. Accession no: SI.2006.003. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 26 March 2016. [A00146]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930-40). Calendar holder. Brass. 4 x 4 x 1 in. Accession nos: SI.2006.018. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00031]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930-40). Pencil holder. Brass. 2.75 x 3.75 x 1.5 in. Accession nos: SI.2006.005. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00029]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1930-40). Desk sets, (4 sets). Brass, glass. Various dimension. Accession nos: SI.2006.005a-f; SI.2006.09a-c; SI2006.010.a&b; SI2006.011.a-g. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00030]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Bookrack. Brass. 5 x 13 x 8 in. Accession no.: SI.2006.024. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00032]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Magazine rack. Brass. 8.25 x 10.5 x 4.25 in. Accession no.: SI.2006.025. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00033]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). String holder. Brass. 4.5 x 3.5 (dia.) in. Accession no.: SI.2006.029. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00034]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Note pad holder. Brass. 3.25 x 4.75 x .5 in. Accession no.: SI.2006.032. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00035]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Ash tray (two). Brass. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. SI.1991.009; SI.2006.004. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00040]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Cigarette box. Brass, wood. 1.5 x 7.425 x 3.5 in. Accession no. SI.1991.010. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00041]


Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Company. (c. 1930-40). Humidor (two). Brass. Variable dimensions. Accession nos. SI.2006.026; SI.2006.027. Castle Collection, Smithsonian, Washington, DC. Viewed 11 March 2016. [A00042]



B. Selected Bradley & Hubbard designs at leading auction houses (with photos) [2]


Bradley & Hubbard. (mid-19th century). "Blinking eye" novelty clock. Patinated cast iron. Bonhams Bury St Edmunds (UK) - Athenaeum sale (23-24 JUN 2004). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00135]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1880). Aesthetic brass and Longwy pottery stand. Brass, pottery. (H) 32 1/2 in. x (W) 13 1/2 in. Bonhams New York - American and European furniture, decorative arts and paintings (23 JUN 2011). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00136]

Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1880). Aesthetic brass and Longwy pottery pedestal. Brass, pottery. (H) 32 1/2 in. x (W) 8 in. Bonhams New York - American and European furniture, decorative arts and paintings (23 JUN 2011). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00137]


Bradley & Hubbard (late 19th century). Pair of mounted baluster vases. Brass and gilt bronze. (H) 19 3/4 in. Christie’s London - Carpets, Decorative Objects and Furniture sale (1 MAR 2000). Viewed 6 May 2016. [B00189]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1900). Pair of andirons. Bonhams New York - 20th century decorative arts (14 JUN 2013). Viewed May 2016. [D00127]


Bradley & Hubbard. (1900-25). Owl lamp. Sotheby’s New York - Arcade Furniture & Decorative Arts (13 DEC 2005). Viewed 4 April 2016. [B00094]


Bradley and Hubbard. (c. 1910). Table lamp. Red paint, cast iron, mica shade. (H) 24 1/2 in., 18 in. (Diameter the shade). Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (28-29 FEB 2012). Viewed 10 April 2016. [A00357]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1915). Boudoir lamp base. Patinated metal. Bonhams Los Angeles - Period art and design (9 FEB 2014). Viewed May 2016. [D00126]


Bradley & Hubbard. (1900-20). "Beetle" match safe. (L) 4 x (W) 2 1/4 x (H) 1 1/4 in. Accession no. 2005.37.2. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-09]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Pair of three-light girandole mirrors. Gilt metal. (H) 16 in. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (20 JUL 2008). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00106]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Table lamp. Patinated metal, slag glass. (H) 22 1/2 in. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (29 JUN 2008). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00107]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Table lamp. Mica and brass. (H) 24 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (27 FEB 2011). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00138]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Table lamp. Patinated metal, green slag glass. (H) 22 in. x (W) 15 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Period art & design (20 MAY 2012). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00139]

Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Arts and crafts lantern. Copper, colored glass. (H) 14 in. Bonhams San Francisco - A midsummer auction furniture, decorative arts and Americana (24 JUL 2006). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00140]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Arts & Crafts hammered lamp. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (29 JUN 2008). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00108]


Bradley & Hubbard. (early 20th century). Table lamp. Slag glass. (H) 23 in. x (D of shade) 18 in. Bonhams San Francisco - Art + Decor (20 JUL 2015). Viewed May 2016. [D00129]

Bradley and Hubbard. (c. 1920). Table lamp. Reverse-painted glass, metal. (H) 24 in, 18 in. (Diameter of shade). Christie’s New York - The Maurice and Margo Cohen Collection of Decorative Arts (11 JUN 1999). Viewed 10 April 2016. [A00356]


Bradley & Hubbard. (first quarter 20th century). Table lamp. Patinated metal, carmel slag glass. (H) 21 1/2 in. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (7 MAY 2006). Viewed 23 May 2016. [D00141]


Bradley & Hubbard. (c. 1940). Centerpiece. Accession no. 1995.122.1a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-08]


Bradley and Hubbard. (first-half 20th century). Table lamp. Christie’s New York - Christie’s Interiors (28-29 FEB 2012). Viewed 10 April 2016. [A00358]


Bradley & Hubbard. (undated). Figural bank in the form of a squire with blinking eyes. Paint, cast iron. (H) 15 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (20 APR 2008). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00109]


Bradley & Hubbard. (undated). Pair of candlesticks. Brass. (H) 8 1/2 in. Bonhams San Francisco - SOMA estate auction (15-16 APR 2007). Viewed May 2016. [D00110]


Bradley & Hubbard. (undated). Lamp. Polychromed metal, leaded slag glass. (D of shade) 17 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Sunset estate auction (25 OCT 2009). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00105]


Bradley & Hubbard. (undated). Pair of biers (Victorian style). Brass. (H) 21 x (W) 16 3/4 in. (53.3 x 42.5cm) 1994.128.2a,b. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 18 July 2016. [AAA00033-05]


Bradley & Hubbard. (undated). Banquet lamp. (D of shade) 17 1/2 in. Bonhams Los Angeles - Period art & design including jewellery (10-11 FEB 2013). Viewed May 2016. [D00128]



C. Bradley & Hubbard designs in exhibitions


(5 July 2013 - 6 December 2015).
19th-Century Modern. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00005]


(2 September 2011 - 1 April 2012).
19th-Century Modern. Brooklyn Museum, New York. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00006]


(November 5, 2010 - mid-May 2012).
Bradley and Hubbard: Masters of Metal Work. Smithsonian Castle, Washington, DC. Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00007]

(2 OCT 2005 - 19 MAR 2006; 12 JUL - 14 OCT 2007).
A Brass Menagerie: Metalwork of the Aesthetic Movement. Curated by Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York; Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York, NY. (See "One of the small, must-see exhibitions this summer", New York Times’ review, August 2007. (Copy of catalogue excerpts in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) Viewed 10 March 2016. [A00008/9]

(2 May - 31 October 1999; 18 February - 28 May 2000)
Masterpieces of American furniture from the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Curated by Anna Tobin D’Ambrosio. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York; Cincinnati Art Museum. [Including a stand design by Bradley & Hubbard.] (Copy of catalogue excerpt in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00959-61]

(25 January - 4 May 1997)
Slivers of light: Rich cut oil lamps. Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ. [Including designs by the J. D. Bergen Co.; burners / oil pots included in glass designs by Bradley & Hubbard and Edward Miller & Co.] (Copy of catalogue in Design Meriden / artdesigncafe library offline.) Viewed 8 June 2016. [A00757-58]

(23 October 1986 - 11 January 1987)
In pursuit of beauty: Americans and the Aesthetic Movement at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See book published in conjunction with exhibition, (pdf p. 281). Viewed 14 November 2016. [A00721; A00977]

(5 November 1934 - 6 January 1935)
Contemporary American industrial art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Link to catalogue above.) Viewed 24 August 2016. [A00346]

(1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881)
Melbourne International Exhibition. 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 Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Co. (Class 26.— Clocks and Watches) (p. 235).] Viewed 26 June 2016. [A00997-1000]

(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 Bradley & Hubbard (with illustrations)]. 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00965-75]

"certain it is that their Centennial exhibit was highly creditable to their establishment, and one to commend the admiration of every visitor who inspected it."— page 111.



Footnotes:
[1] Regarding "active 1854-1940", see D’Ambrosio, Anna Tobin. (2005). Brass menagerie: Metalwork of the aesthetic movement. Utica, NY: Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. (ISBN: 0915895293), page 33. [A00692]

[2] The compilation of objects at auction took place in March-April 2016.



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