The glasses and carafe are decorated with Press Sun Block pattern featuring white oval sunbursts in 22k gold squares and rectangles. Each piece cries out to be touched. This will make the perfect small cocktail set in your dry bar or for your sitting room or bedside table. Fred Press was born in 1919 soon after his parents emigrated to the US from Russia.
For four years in the 1930s and as a teenager he won the Proctor and Gamble Soap Sculpture annual award. He taught at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston.
He was a painter and sculpture and many of his works have garnered critical acclaim and awards and he has pieces held in museum collections. But it is for his work with Rubel and Company that most remember his name. From early1950s and for the next thirty years he was chief designer and executive Vice President of Rubel and Co.Where he revolutionized the 5. Avenue NYC giftware industry even winning a good design award from MoMA. He was also a member of the Sixth Air Force during WWII and stationed in the Panama Canal Zone. In 2012 he died at the age of 92. This caddy and glassware are an excellent example of the work of Fred Press. You need them in your life. Roly Poly Glasses 2 3/8H x 2 7/8 D Inches. Carafe 6 3/8 H x 3 3/8 W x 3 1/5 D Inches.
Stirrer ¼ D x 9 5/8 L Inches. Caddy 10 H x 10 W x 2 ¾ D Inches. Please send zip code for a quote to your area. The item "Vintage Mid-Century Modern Fred Press Glass Cocktail Caddy Set in Sun Block Patt" is in sale since Sunday, May 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\40s, 50s, 60s\Other 40s, 50s, 60s Glassware". The seller is "cgranddesign" and is located in Topeka, Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.