Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Waltham Mirror with Clock

It may be time for a new mirror.  This is a very beautiful and unusual piece.  Neoclassical gilded wood and gesso mirror and working clock (newly cleaned and serviced) by Waltham.  I can see this in a historic home in the Hudson Valley with charcoal walls and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the river.  Yes, it would be a great mirror for my dream home!  38" l., 24" w.  SOLD

Savory Roasting Pan

At the root of all great meals is great cookware.  We don't do a lot of kitchenware, but we couldn't pass up this vintage enamelware roasting pan.  It was just too good looking.  18.5" l., 12" w., 8" h.  American, 1st half 20th c.  SOLD

Ship's Wheel Mirror

Happy Summer!  As our thoughts turn to sea, sand and lakeside living, what better accessory to kick off the season?  This wood framed ship's wheel mirror would be right at home in a cottage, beach house, kid's room, etc.  30" diam.  American, c. 1940's  SOLD

Lucite and Glass Tray

Lovely serving tray with a glass base, engraved lucite edge and twisted lucite handles.  21" l., 12" w., 1.75" h.  American, c. 1950's  $95.00

London Bar Advertising Sign

We took a break from the drive to take advantage of a nice photo op. for this 1940's enamelled metal sign. It has cool graphics and rich coloring and advertises the "London Bar and Cafeteria" and  "The Shires".  In the shop now, it would make a great hip addition to a kitchen, dining room, bar, etc.  40" h., 25" w.  c. 1940's  $375.00

Art Deco Mirror

Very decorative Baroque/ Art Deco style mirror framed mirror.  29" h., 23.5" w.  American, c. 1940's SOLD

Milo Baughman for the Design Institute of America; Dining Table

Milo Baughman for the Design Institute of America, expandable chrome and glass dining table.  "Leaves" on each side separate to reveal center section which lifts up to add 2 feet in length to the table.  While it is a sleek and chic yet very functional dining table, especially where space is a consideration, it would also make a fantastic desk.  61" l. expanding to 85", 39" w., 29.5" h.  American, c. 1970's  $1,175.00  SALE $795.00

Finn Juhl for France and Son, Rosewood Desk

Finn Juhl was a Danish architect, interior and industrial designer credited with bringing Danish Modern to America in the 1940's.  He had a long and successful design career and among his achievements were lines of furniture for Baker, collaborations with General Electric, and designing the United Nations Trusteeship Council Chamber in NYC.  His honors include five gold medals at the Milan Triennale in the 1950's, a 1978 Royal Designer for Industry Award in London, and a 2010 Wallpaper Design Award.
This stunning rosewood desk was designed by Finn Juhl for France and Son of Denmark and retailed by John Stuart in New York.  It retains both the France and Son as well as the John Stuart metal labels.  This impressive piece of furniture is a testament to Danish Modernism and fine design.  Every detail has been carefully thought through down to the bowtie drawer pulls.  Originally, the desk was able to be ordered in different configurations and sizes.  This piece has one bank of drawers which may be positioned on either the left or right side.  Another example of a larger model may be seen here.  
If you're looking for a desk which is also a statement piece with a perfect mix of form and function, look no further.  63" l., 31.5" d., 28" h.  Danish, c. 1960's  $3,400.00  SALE $1,750.00
 Finn Juhl
 Finn Juhl pieces at the Design Museum, Denmark


Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, Pair of Arm Chairs

Super chic pair of chrome flat bar lounge chairs designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin.  The chairs have been newly upholstered, and the polished chrome is in great condition.  They are darker in person than in the photos; deeper gray with black and brown threads in the weave of the fabric.  Very comfortable.  American, c. 1970's  28.5" w., 31" d., 26" h.  $3950.00 for the pair

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin, Sofa

Cool and sleek tufted sofa designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin.  The sofa retains its original faux leather upholstery, in near mint condition, and has a chrome base and legs.  It has all of its original labels including one with the manufacture date.  72" l., 31.5" d., 31.5" h.  American, c. 1969  $1,750.00

Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin

Milo Trifecta.  Just in, Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin tufted sofa and pair of arm chairs.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Alabaster Urn

Classic alabaster urn which functions nicely as a vase, candle holder or on its own as a decorative object.  12" h., 8" diam.  20th c.  SOLD