Friday, June 22, 2018

Brass and Glass Table Lamp

Lovely MCM table lamp with a pale salmon glass body with green flecks that sits on a brass base with three brass balls.  The brass column has finely engraved banding.  Newer shade.  35" h., 13" diam.  American, c. 1950's  $250.00  
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  

American of Martinsville Credenza

American Beauty.  Modern credenza by American of Martinsville with a black lacquered case, four mahogany-front drawers and two mahogany-front cabinet doors with cane detail.  Each door opens to a compartment with one stationary shelf.  American, c. 1950's  $850.00
Condition:  Very good restored condition.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Ebonized and Gilded Mirror

Classic, elegant and nicely crafted, ebonized and gilded wood framed mirror.  It is very similar in style and craftsmanship to Friedman Brothers Decorative Arts mirrors that we have featured.  The paper backing has been replaced so the original label is gone.  Beautiful details abound from the woven and gilded frieze to the Greek key corner decoration.  American, c. early 20th c.  $450.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and minor paint loss.

Maitland Smith Coffee Table

Seventies chic tessellated stone coffee table by Maitland Smith.  The table has inlaid mosaic stone tiles with a patinated brass inlaid banding and brass capped feet.  American, c. 1970's  35" square, 15.5" h.  $495.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and a few minor flea-bites.

Curtis Jere Swan Sculpture

Swan song?  Likely not.  We continue to find very special Curtis Jere pieces like this sensational, very large and dramatic swan wall sculpture.  The bronze head and neck of the swan are elegant and nicely detailed.  The feathers are composed of brass rods which radiate harmoniously from the body which is also composed of brass rods.  It packs a big, yet understated, decorative punch.  53" l., 39" w., 3.5" d.  American, c. 1980's SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Tomlinson Chinoiserie Cabinet

Ooh la la.  You don't see something like this everyday.  Chances are you'll never see another one exactly like it again.  The lime green, mottled, factory finish was custom ordered in the early sixties on this extra ordinary Chinoiserie Chippendale style cabinet by Tomlinson.  It has all the bells and whistles.  Taking it from the pagoda top, there are four bells and a decorative finial.  Below is a Greek key band.  The fretwork doors with bronze carp pulls open to a velvet-lined, lit interior.  There are two adjustable glass shelves with etched plate rails, and an adjustable wood shelf below.  A pair in cream were recently included in Gianluca Longo's favourites on 1st dibs. were sold, and listed for $23,000.00 for the pair.  93" h., 42.5" w., 17" d.  American, c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear and minor restoration.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Leslie Diamond for Conant Ball; Lounge Chair

Newly reupholstered lounge chair designed by Leslie Diamond for Conant Ball.  There's a definite nautical feel, especially in royal blue, to this comfortable spindle back chair.  It would be a great cottage or beach house addition, but would add a nice colorful punch to any home.  34" h., 29" w., 26" d.  American, c. 1960's  $675.00  SALE $495.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition.

Pair of Chrome Table Lamps

Seventies chic pair of chrome table lamps with domed shades, double sockets and substantial bases.  20" h,  14.5" diam. (shade).  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with very minor age appropriate wear.

Ralph Lauren Ottoman

Luxurious Empire/ Neoclassical  style ottoman designed by Ralph Lauren for Henredon.  The frame is mahogany stained wood with carved claw feet and a brass circular medallion on each side.  The seat cushion is upholstered in a textured velvet which has the look of mohair.  18" h., 23" square.  American, c. 20th c. SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition.

American of Martinsville Chest

American Beauty.  We've had many beautiful pieces by American of Martinsville over the years, and this is one of the best!  Six drawer walnut chest with great modern lines and nice details like the wrap around drawer pulls and the faceted feet.  Normally we don't show the mirrors with chests as they can feel a little dated.  This is the exception.  The mirror feels very modern and is shown attached with brackets.  It also has hooks for hanging, but if you would rather not use the mirror, it is removable.  60" l., 18.5" d., 30.5" h.  Mirror, 43.5" h., 25.5" w., 2" d.  American, c. 1960's  $975.00  SALE $750.00 
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with very minor restoration.

Curtis Jere; Pair of Spray Wall Sculptures

Large and very decorative pair of abstract wall sculptures by C. Jere.  Each sculpture is composed of two substantial "bundles" of painted and patinated steel rods that are joined to form a wave/ spray/ fan form.  36" h., 33" w., 5.5" d.  American, c. 1970's  $650.00 for the pair  SALE  $450.00 for the pair
Condition:  Good vintage condition with patina to rods.  One sculpture has a replaced hanger.  

Mies Barcelona Style Coffee Table

Late 20th century, high quality, classic Mies van der Rohe Barcelona style coffee table.  The square glass top is 1/2" thick.  The 'X' base is solid polished chrome and very substantial.  A decorating classic.  40.25" square, 18" h.  American, c. late 20th c.  $750.00  SALE $595.00  
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition.