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COMPLETE SET OF MANSHIP ASHTRAY MEDALS OFFERED

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We've mentioned these unusual medals previously - Paul Manship's famous Ashtray series. Thanks to Bob Mueller for alerting us to a complete set of twelve medals being auctioned. -Editor

Manship Zodiac Series Ashtrays Paul Manship (American, 1885-1966)
Zodiac Series Ashtrays: Complete Set of Twelve, 1946
Bronze with brown patina, each
6 inches (15.2 cm) (tondo, each)
Each inscribed: Paul Manship 1946

EXHIBITED:
Cornish Colony Museum, Cornish, New Hampshire, "Cornish Art of the Past Century: Art for Art's Sake," 2001; Cornish Art Museum, Windsor, Vermont, "Coming Home: A Retrospective Exhibit of Parrish, Manship, Faulkner and Zorach," 2006.

LITERATURE: B. Mueller, "Paul Manship and the Fine Art of Smoking," Sculpture Review, Spring 2008.

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

To read the complete lot description, see:
Paul Manship (American, 1885-1966). Zodiac Series Ashtrays: Complete Set of Twelve, 1946. Bronze with brown patina, each... (Total: 12 Items) (https://fineart.ha.com/itm/paul-manship-american-1885-1966-zodiac-series-ashtrays-complete-set-of-twelve-1946-bronze-with-brown-patina-each-total-12-items-/a/5286-68068.s?ic4=ListView-ShortDescription-071515)

To read the complete articles, see:
MANSHIP MEDALLIC ASHTRAYS MADE BY MEDALLIC ART COMPANY (www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v10n12a12.html)
SCULPTURE REVIEW ARTICLE ON PAUL MANSHIP'S MEDALLIC ASHTRAYS (www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v11n16a09.html)

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