Thursday, June 20, 2019

Anchor Andirons


Classic coastal cool!  Beach house or cottage not required to house this sensational set of anchor andirons.  17.5" h., 11.75" w., 6" d.  American, c. 1st half 20th c.  $550.00 for the pair.
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Antique Boot Stretchers/ Forms

These boots were made for stretching, but that's not all they'll do.  Today these boots work great for decoration too.  These handsome wooden boot stretchers/ forms are the perfect accessory to add a little horsey chic to your home.  Appx. 22" h., 11"d., 4" w.  British, c. 1st half 20th c. $275.00 per pair
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

MCM Table Lamps




Wonderful shape.  Beautiful glazes.  Can't nail down a maker, but these substantial and impressive MCM ceramic table lamps are very high quality.  Bases only, 21" to base of socket, 9" diam.  c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.    

Edward Wormley for Dunbar; Three-Tier Stand



Invest in the best.  Another beauty designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, this architectural three-tier table in bleached mahogany shines from every angle.  Perfect for bedside, sofaside, next to your favorite chair or on its own.  26" w., 19" d., 22" h.  American, c. 1950's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Albini Style Children's Rocking Chair

Cool for kids.  Well crafted, Franco Albini style bamboo and wicker children's rocking chair.  21" h., 16" w., 26" d.  American, c. 1970's  $160.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Ficks Reed Cube Chair and Table




Ficks Reed was founded in 1885 and produced rattan furniture on par with McGuire.  Over its long history, it collaborated with noted designers such as Dorothy Draper, Paul Frankl and John Wisner.  This handsome, very high quality cube lounge chair and cube table by Ficks Reed are later 1970's designs.  Both the chair and table have bamboo and hardwood frames and raffia bindings.  The upholstery and foam are original and in great condition.  The upholstery on the loose, zippered cushions is easily replaced if the color or fabric don't appeal.  Chair 28" h., 26" w., 32" d.;  Table 30.25" w., 30.25" d., 21" h.  American, c. 1970's  Chair $595.00, Table $450.00;  Pair $895.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Baret Ware Jockey Waste Paper Basket

We usually have some great smaller items in the shop that tend not to get posted before they're gone due to our focus on getting the larger pieces listed.  We really appreciate all of the business from those of you who aren't able to make it into the shop regularly and shop online through the blog and Instagram.  Going forward, we're going to try a little harder to get more of these cool smalls out to you.  Here's one.  This tole waste paper basket by Baret Ware has super graphics.  The octagonal enameled metal basket has four jockeys, 2 in brilliant pink silks and 2 in yellow.  It's lived a life and has a few little dings, but they don't detract from the piece, they just add character.  11" h., 8.5" w., 8.5" d.  British, c. 1950's  SOLD
Condition:  Good vintage condition with a few minor dings.





Thursday, June 13, 2019

MCM Marble Top Table



Not sure of the designer/ maker on this side table (Risley?), but it's got lots of style for its size.  It has a nice sculptural enameled metal base and a beveled marble top.  23" h., 15" diam.  American, c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Gunnar and Lotte Bostlund Lamp


Large Gunnar and Lotte Bostlund ceramic table lamp with a rich cobalt blue glaze and original shade.  35" h., 18" diam.  c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Base is in excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  Shade is in good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Curtis Jere Maple Leaf Sculpture



Show your pride!  Large and beautifully crafted maple leaf wall sculpture by Curtis Jere.  It's signed and dated, and can be hung vertically or horizontally.  50" h., 31" w., 6" d.  American, c. 1971  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Plantation Chair




Plantation chic.  Perfect for parlour or porch, this late 19th c. plantation chair has a warm patina to the wood and naturally cooling cane seat and back rest.  Leg rests (I believe) swing out from under the arm rests.  36" h., 40" d, 27" w.  American, c. 1880's  $595.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear, mainly to underside of stretcher.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Captain Thomas Brown; Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland Shell Prints







This set of four beautifully framed prints are original, hand-colored illustrations from Captain Thomas Brown's 1827 Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland.  Captain Brown was a well-known 19th c. British artist and naturalist.  He traveled extensively and drew his subjects from live specimens found on his travels.  The four engraved plates have grey mats with marbelized paper decoration and gilt wood frames.  Frames, 18.5" h., 16.5" w.  English, c. 1827  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Maison Jansen Style Coffee Table




Smart and sophisticated antiqued metal coffee table in the style of Maison Jansen with an inset glass top.  37" diam., 17" h.  Italian, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Woodard Bar Cart



'Woodard, style authority in wrought iron'.  This very stylish bar/ serving cart by Woodard is all original with factory paint and no breaks in the mesh.  It's good to go as is (with age appropriate wear to the paint) or refresh with a coat of black, or update with your favorite color.  Maybe a coat of white to match the Sculptura set, which is still up for grabs.  39" w., 22" d., 27" h.  American, c. 1950's  $395.00
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Academy Arts 'Match Point' Mirror Art




Tennis mirror anyone?  Super 70's tennis themed mirror art by Academy Arts of Chicago.  It's framed in a beveled, satin finish aluminum frame.  45.5" h., 25.5" w., 2" d.  American, c. 1975  $275.00  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  

Pair of Wing Chairs by Classic Leather



The Classic Leather Company is the oldest manufacturer of leather upholstered furniture in the U.S., and each piece of furniture is still crafted by hand in North Carolina.  These very high quality, classic, vintage wings, in a handsome shade of Yale blue leather, have solid wood frames and carved mahogany legs.  They are very comfortable and in beautiful condition.  Similar models today by Classic Leather retail for around $3,000.00 each.  43" h., 31" w., 28" d.  American, c. 1970's  $1,650.00 for the pair