Friday, November 20, 2015

Lucite Table Lamp

This ultra-stylish lucite table lamp has a stepped base on four square feet, which supports four columns capped by a pagoda style top.  The black parchment shade is new.  31" h., 19" diam.  American, c. 1970  SOLD

Olexander Wlasenko; "Movie Theater"

A little naughty in nature, this image was inspired by the film, "Love at Twenty".  As the title implies, the short film explores the idea of first love.  Antoine is infatuated with Colette.  They go to a movie together.  Just as the darkened theater can be the site of fantasy, it can also be a place of unrequited love.....   Framed, 62" l., 30" h.  $3,900.00

Edward Wormley for Drexel Furniture Chest of Drawers

Designed by Edward Wormley in 1947 as part of the "Precedent" collection for Drexel Furniture Co., this chest is made of lustrous silver elm.  While it is thoroughly modern, the arrangement of drawers and the hardware recall earlier architect and drafting cabinets.  48"l., 19"d., 32 1/2"h.  American, c.1947  $950.00

"The Rolling Stones"

Published by Taschen and produced in close collaboration with the band, "The Rolling Stones" boxed special edition is "the definitive, authorized, illustrated history of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band".  With over 500 pages of incredible images from some of the world's greatest photographers including Helmut Newton and Annie Leibovitz, and a foreward by President Bill Clinton, it is also the ultimate holiday gift for the Stones fan in your life.  $185.00

Century Furniture Company Asian Modern Chair

Century Furniture Company black lacquered Asian Modern chair with brass accents and silk upholstered seat cushion in the style of James Mont.  30" h., 27" w., 26" d.  American, c. 1960's  $550.00

Olexander Wlasenko; "The Descent"

The Descent was inspired by a 1965 French thriller starring Marie-France Pisier in the role of Anna.  In this scene, the mysteriously seductive cabaret singer descends to the stage.  Anna recognizes someone in the audience.  Her facial expression can't conceal her wariness.  Will the show go on?  Charcoal on paper  78" l., 36" h.  $4,300.00

Mount Airy Furniture Company Credenza

One of the most extraordinary pieces we have featured, this impressive piece by Mount Airy Furniture is in the style of Renzo Rutili and is comprised of four individual cabinets on a separate base.  The two center cabinets have mahogany frames and gold-leafed doors with ornate filigree pulls.  One cabinet has an adjustable shelf while the other has an adjustable shelf as well as a slide-out bottom shelf.  The center cabinets are bookended by smaller cabinets with caned doors that open to an adjustable shelf in each unit.  102" l., 19" w., 30" h.  American, c. 1960's  $3,700.00

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Pair of Blanc de Chine Lamps

Chic Blanc de Chine porcelain figural table lamps with brass bases and new fabric shades.  33" h., 6 1/2" l., 5" w.  c. 1940's  $495.00 for the pair

Octagonal Tray Table

Octagonal cocktail table with faux bamboo, ebonized base and removable top with a mottled finish.  39" diam.  18" h.  American, c. 1960's  $450.00

Bert England for Johnson Furniture Credenza

This piece was designed by Bert England for Johnson Furniture, and originally purchased at John Stuart in Manhattan.  John Stuart was a high end furniture retailer with shops in New York and Grand Rapids.  Just as modern today as when it was designed over fifty years ago, the credenza has eight drawers with patinated brass handles and a door which opens to a compartment with one adjustable shelf.  Patinated brass trim on the legs and frame add a nice tailored finish.  72" l.,  20" d., 31" h.  American, c. 1960  SOLD

Hickory Chair Company Leather Wingback

Perfectly patinated burgundy leather wing chair with brass tacks by Hickory Chair Company.  42" h. (back), 30" w., 25" d.  American, c. 1960's  $595.00

Pair of Drexel Furniture Side Tables

Elegant pair of side tables with beautiful wood tone and grain, ebonized columnar legs with brass capitals and bases, and ebonized ball feet.  26" l.,  22" w., 23"h.  American, c. 20th c.  $650.00 for the pair