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

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A. Manning Bowman designs in collections

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1870s

Pitcher

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1875-1900). Porridger. Pewter. (Accession no. 1932.876. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00705.)

Teapot

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1875-1900). Teapot. Pale blue enameled metal, nickel-plated brass and wood. (Accession no. 2001.27.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-95.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1880s

Coffeepot

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1885). Graniteware coffeepot. (Viewed 28 April 2017. A02282.)


1900s

Chafing dish

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1900-10). Chafing dish. Silver-plate, fruitwood. (Accession no. 1969.3645A-E. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00707.)

Chafing dish

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1901). Chafing dish. (Accession no. 1998.44.2. Viewed 10 April 2017. A02126.)

Tankard

Manning Bowman & Co. (c. 1903). Tankard, trophy. (Accession no. 1961.794. Viewed 8 April 2017. A02000.)

Trophy

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1904). Trophy. Copper, white metal. (Accession no. 1971.1773. Viewed 25 May 2016. A00706.)

Tea kettle on stand

Manning, Bowman Co. (c. 1904). Tea kettle on stand. Brass, with wooden handle and finial. (Accession no. 1977.146a-d. Viewed 27 March 2017. A01796.)

Tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1906-40). Tray. Metal. (Accession no. S.1975.75.216. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02729.)

Trophy cup

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1909-10). Trophy cup. Metal. (Accession no. H.2006.100.1. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02726.)


1910s

Toaster

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1910). Toaster. (Accession no. 1987.185.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-54.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Toaster and toast rack

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1910). Toaster and toast rack. Steel, nickel, chrome, wood. (OCLC no. 17376918. Viewed 10 April 2016. A00359.)

Cigarette lighter

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1911). Cigarette lighter. (Accession no. 2001.141.2. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-44.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1915). Tray. (Accession no. 1996.95.3. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-78.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1920s

Ashtray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1920-50). Ashtray. (Accession no. 2000.52.1a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-91.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cocktail set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1928). Cocktail set (shaker, tray, six cups). Chrome, catalin (plastic). (Accession no. 2008.276.1-8. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00118.)

Coffee service

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1928). Coffee service (coffee percolator). Chrome, catalin (plastic). (Accession no. 2008.277.2a-c. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00119.)

Coffee service

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1928). Coffee service (creamer, sugar bowl, tray). Chrome, catalin (plastic). (Accession no. 2008.277.1; 3; 4a-b. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00122.)

Mantel clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1928-30). Mantel clock. Chromium plated metal, orange/brown catalin (plastic). (Accession no. 2008.279. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00121.)

Shelf clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1928-31). Shelf clock. (Record no. a1428845. Viewed 6 May 2017. A02388.)

Mantel clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1928-32). Mantel clock. Chrome, black catalin (plastic). (Accession no. 2008.278. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00120.)

Mantle clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1929-31). Mantle clock. (Accession no. 1987.181.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-42.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Mantle clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1929-1931). Shelf clock, model no. K905. Chrome-plated metal, plastic, and glass. (Accession no: 1981.53.12. Viewed 21 March 2016. B00019.)


1930s

Mantle clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930). Cocktail shaker. Chromium-plated brass. (Accession no. 1997.89.0a-c. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-84.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Coffee set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930). Coffee set [urn-form coffee percolater (colonial revival style), sugar bowl, cream pitcher]. Electroplated silver, glass, aluminum. (Accession no. 2000.26.1.1-3. Viewed 12 November 2016. AAA00426-03.)

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930). Waffle iron. (Accession no. 1994.52.0a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-75.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Coffeepot

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930). Coffeepot. Chromium-plated brass, wood, glass, aluminum. (Accession no. 1989.108.1a-f. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-61.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tea set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930). Teapot, creamer, and lidded sugar bowl. [Accession no. 2000.52.2-4a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-92(-94)]

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Percolator

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1930-39). Percolator. Metal, aluminum, Bakelite, glass, rubber. (Accession no. XX1990.1010 a-d. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00051.)

Toaster

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930-40). Toaster. (Accession no. 1989.7.1a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-58.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cocktail shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930-40). Cocktail shaker. (Accession no. 1993.108.2a-c. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-74.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1931). Waffle iron (Art Deco). Chromium-plated metal; wood; electrical cord. (Accession no. 1999.146.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-90.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Thermos cafe set

Benjamin M. Tassie for Manning, Bowman & Co. (1931-40). “Carafon” thermos carafe set. Chrome-plated white metal with brown enamel and glass liner; black opaque glass and colorless glass. (Accession no. 2004.93.1-.3. Viewed 22 March 2016. B00027.)

Coffee set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (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. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-39(-41).]

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tankard, trophy

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1933). Tankard, trophy. (Accession no. 1984.151.23. Viewed 8 April 2017. A01999.)

Chafing dish and tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1935). Chafing dish on tray. (Accession no. 1986.196.2a-f. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-47.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Crumber

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1935). Crumber. (Accession no. 1986.190.2a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-46.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tea kettle

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1935). Tea kettle on stand. Chromed metal (possibly brass), wood. (Accession No: 82.114a-g. Viewed 19 March 2016. B00014.)

Tea service

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1935). Tea service. Silver, chrome, steel, plastic. (Accession nos. 1999.41.1-4. Viewed 16 April 2016. A00366-69.)

Bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1935). Bowl. (Accession no. 1987.29.3. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-50.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930-45). Bowl. Paint; wood; chromium-plated steel. (Accession no. 1999.38.1. Viewed 17 June 2017. AAA00033-87.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cook-all

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1936). Cook-all. (Accession no. 2003.42.0a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-100.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1937). Automatic iron. Cast and polished metal, molded phenolic plastic. (Accession No. 1993-126-1. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00123.)

Party urn

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1937). Party urn no. 488/20. Chrome, white metal, glass, catalin, electrical cord. (Accession no: 2007.124.1. Viewed 22 March 2016. B00029.)

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1937). Waffle iron. (Accession no. 1989.110.1a-c. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-62.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Percolator

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1937). Percolator. (Accession no. 1996.17.2a-f. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-77.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Alarm clock

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1930s). Electric alarm clock. (Accession no. 2002.120.3. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-43.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Pitcher

Manning, Bowman & Co. (mid-1930s). Cylindrical pitcher. Chromed metal, wood. (Accession No. 83.108.18. Viewed 19 March 2016. A00117.)

Bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1930-45). Bowl. Paint, wood, chromium-plated steel. (Accession no. 1999.38.1. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-87.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


1940s

Grill

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Grill. (Accession no. 1987.4.3a-f. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-48.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Dishes

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Dishes. (Accession no. 1987.29.2a-h. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-49.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Relish tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Relish tray. (Accession no. 1989.7.2a-d. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-59.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Tray. (Accession no. 1989.7.3. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-60.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Lidded tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Lidded tray. (Accession no. 1990.93.1a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-65.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Waffle iron (Art Deco). Chromium-plated metal; wood; plastic; electrical cord. (Accession no. 1999.145.0. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-89.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Serving bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Lidded serving bowl. Chromium-plated brass; ceramic. (Accession no. 1998.52.1a-c. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-85.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Serving bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Lidded serving bowl. Chromium-plated brass; plastic. (Accession no. 1998.52.2a,b. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-86.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cocktail shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Cocktail shaker. (Accession no. 1986.167.3a-c. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-45.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Ice bucket

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Ice bucket. (Accession no. 1988.5.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-55.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Pitcher

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Pitcher. (Accession no. 1990.148.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-67.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Ashtray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Ashtray. (Accession no. 1990.115.0. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-66.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Tray. (Accession no. 1987.29.4. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-51.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Ice bucket

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940). Ice bucket (with flaired sides). Chromium-plated copper, plastic, glass, cork. (Accession no. 1987.133.2a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-53.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Percolator

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1940s). Percolator. (Accession no. 1994.65.1a-f. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-76.)

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Tray

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1940-50). Tray (with original box). (Accession no. 1988.126.2a-d. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-56.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1940-50). Waffle iron. (with instruction and recipe pamphlets). (Accession no. 1988.126.3a-d. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-57.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Broiler

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1941). Broiler. Chrome, metal, wood. (Accession no. 1996.46.5. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02681.)


1950s

Tongs

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Tongs. Chromium-plated steel. (Accession no. 1999.38.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-88.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cook-all

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Cook-all. (Accession no. 1996.102.2. Viewed 18 July 2016. AAA00033-79.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Bowl

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Bowl. (Accession no. 1993.59.2. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-70.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Candlesticks

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Candlesticks. (Accession no. 1993.59.3a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-71.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Decanter

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Decanter. (Accession no. 1987.51.4a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-52.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Coffee urn

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1950). Coffee urn. (Accession no. 1991.29.0a-g. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-68.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Coffee set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1951). Percolator, creamer, lidded sugar bowl, and tray. [Accession nos. 1997.61.0.1-4. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-80(-83).]

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.


n. d.

Cocktail shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Cocktail shaker. Silver plate, copper. (Accession no. 54.339.8A-B. (DM questions object dating of "after 1885". Viewed 8 April 2017. A02027.)

Casserole dish and stand

Corning Glass Works / Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Pyrex covered casserole dish and stand. Colorless glass, metal stand. (Accession no. 2010.4.1001. Viewed 6 April 2016. B00108.)

Pot

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Pot. Aluminum, wood. (Accession no. H.1999.1.1736. Viewed 11 June 2017. A02724.)

Pitcher

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Pitcher. Chrome, metal. (Accession no. XX1995.94 a,b. Viewed 24 April 2016. D00052.)

Metal carrier

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Metal carrier. Metal, wood. (Accession no. 2010.7.83. Viewed 6 April 2016. A00337.)

Lamp filler

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Lamp filler. (Accession no. 1983.122.42. Viewed 30 April 2016. A00507.)

Cocktail shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Cocktail shaker and stirrer. (Accession no. 1991.110.0a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-69.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Cocktail set

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Cocktail set. (Accession no. 2001.91.0a-e. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-99.)

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Cocktail shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Cocktail shaker. (Accession no. 2001.71.3a-c. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-96.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Candy dish

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Candy dish. Chrome. (Accession no. 2012.210.1. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-103.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Serving bowl and stand

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Serving bowl and stand. (Accession no. 1993.88.2a-c. (Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-72.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Toaster

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Toaster. (Accession no. 1993.108.1. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-73.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Crumber

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Crumber (and original box). (Accession no. 1989.123.0a-f. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-63.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Waffle iron

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Waffle iron. (Accession no. 2003.118.3a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-101.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Serving dish

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Heated serving dish. (Accession no. 2006.15.0a,b. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-102.)

  • Offline - Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Two trays

Manning, Bowman & Co. (undated). Two trays. [Accession nos. 2001.71.4-5. Viewed 17 July 2016. AAA00033-97(-98).]

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Manning Bowman designs at leading auction houses

1930s

Six coffee pots and a shaker

Manning, Bowman & Co. / Farber Brothers New York. (c. 1930s). Six coffee pots and a shaker. Silver plate, handles of wood, straw and Bakelite. (Viewed 6 April 2016. B00113.)


n. d.

Cast iron corkee corking machine

Manning Bowman. (undated). Cast iron corkee bar top corking machine. (Viewed 4 April 2016. B00096.)

Pewter stein

Manning Bowman. (undated). Pewter stein with glass base, model number 244. (Viewed 27 April 2016. A00440.)


C. Manning Bowman designs in exhibitions

1860s

1869 (specific dates unknown). American Institute fair, New York.


1870s

10 May - 10 November 1876. Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.

1 May - 10 November 1878. Paris Universal Exposition, France.


1880s

1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881. Melbourne International Exhibition 1880.


1930s

11 venues: 1938- c. 1939. Useful household objects under $5.00 exhibition. (Viewed 29 September 2016. AAA00243-45.)

> Originating exhibition 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.


1940s

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


1950s

18 December 1958 - 17 February 1959. 20th century design from the museum collection at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. (Viewed 29 September 2016. AAA00245-46.)


1980s

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



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