Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Britt Randle; Untitled




The newest work from Britt's 'Metropolitan' series.  Works from this series are inspired by Britt's daily walks and bike rides to and from his studio, and the houses, parks, alleyways and corner stores passed along the way.  In an uplifting, very positive way, these pieces reference the mosaic of community, like a topographical map, and how we are all interconnected.  53" h., 41" w.  Mixed media on board.  Canadian, 2019  SOLD

Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman for Herman Miller



Are you listening?  A fantastic Frasier Crane era (1990's production) all original Herman Miller, Eames lounge and ottoman in black leather have just arrived in the shop.  Chair, 31" h., 31" w., 31" d.  Ottoman, 18" h., 26" w., 21" d.  American, c. 1990's  SOLD
Condition:  Leather in excellent-very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  A couple of easily restorable veneer chips.  All original Herman Miller labels.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Pace Collection Cabinet


The perfect Pace.  Our weekend 'showstopper' comes from Pace Collection.  This 1970's chic cabinet has bookmatched olive wood veneers and chromed metal sides.  The two doors open to a compartment with a single adjustable shelf.  It's a statement piece that functions perfectly from foyer to living room, bedroom or office.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Weekend Shopping



April 27th, snow flurries outside, but full bloom in the shop.  June Visit, Etching by David Blackwood, 2000.  19" x 17.75" framed, $3,200.00.  Teak and paper cord chair by Poul Volther  31" h., 18.5" w., 18" d.  Danish, c. 1960's SOLD  MCM Enameled metal (matt finish) torchiere/ floor lamp  61.5" h., 10" diam.  American, c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Chair, excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  Lamp, very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and minor touch-ups to enamel.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Hal Bienenfeld Op Art, Pop Art 'Bubble' Mirror



Great 1970's Op Art, Pop Art, 'bubble' mirror designed by Hal Bienenfeld/ Mirror Graphics.  The piece is composed of 6 convex mirrors on a square, flat mirror with a brushed chrome frame.  It can be hung vertically or horizontally.  24.5" square.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and minor silvering loss and wear to the frame.

Directional Furniture Coffee Table


Design direction- Keep it sleek, simple and modern.  This coffee table by Directional Furniture is modern at its simple, sophisticated best.  47.25" l., 22.5" d., 14" h.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Bauhaus Style Lamp



Classic modern, Bauhaus style table lamp with an enameled metal base and shade, and a chromed telescopic rod.  The lamp has three sockets and a three-way switch.  24" h. (as shown) 12" diam.  American, c. 1960's SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Curtis Jere Antelope Wall Sculpture





...where the Jere and the antelope play.  Whether your home is on the range, in the city, or the country, this impressive, very rare, Curtis Jere antelope sculpture would be a magnificent addition.  The PETA friendly, mounted antelope head is in the top 5 of our Jere offerings over the past decade.  It might be my personal favourite.  It's signed and dated.  30" h., 7" w., 4" d.  American, c. 1983 SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and patina.




Vintage Folding Chairs

Indoors or out, these four perfectly patinated folding chairs with metal frames and wooden slats are weathered chic at its best... and surprisingly comfortable.  32" h., 15.5" w., 17" d.  American, c. 1940's  SOLD
Condition:  Nicely patinated vintage condition.

Elephant Sculpture


This beautiful, sculptural, jumbo, one-eyed elephant started its life in the 1940's (likely two-eyed) as a garden topiary frame.  It's happily retired to live out the rest of its life as indoor modern art.  29" h., 42" l., 19" d.  American, c. 1940's  SOLD
Condition:  Original vintage condition.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Asko for Stendig; Walnut Table



Perfectly simple, fine Finnish design.  This multi-purpose table designed by Asko and imported by Stendig functions well as a desk, dining for 6, or as a work table.  It's very substantial, with a heavy enameled metal base and a walnut top.  63" l., 31.5" w., 28" h.  Finnish, c. 1970  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear and patina.

Monday, April 15, 2019

MCM Discus Thrower Sculpture



Mid-century, large, handsome and exuberant Modernist brass sculpture of a discus thrower.  It is unsigned but finely cast.  It stands on a wooden base.  24.5" h., 12" w., 10" d.  American, c. 20th c.  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Faux Bamboo Chrome Bar Cart


Stylish seventies faux bamboo chrome bar cart with inset glass and casters.  28" h., 22" w., 20" d.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Curtis Jere Brutalist Ribbon Sculpture




Is this the one you've been waiting for?  The week wouldn't be complete without a Jere. This one has a lot of personality.  It's big and bold with brushed steel, ribbon-like, kinetic bands on a polished marble base.  The metal bands can be turned, but they look beautiful from every angle.  23" h., 12" w., 12" d.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.    

Faux Bamboo Chinese Chippendale Style Mirror


The only other example I could find of this lovely faux bamboo, Chinese Chippendale style mirror lists it as French, giltwood and 1950's.  https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/mirrors/wall-mirrors/french-giltwood-faux-bamboo-mirror/id-f_8841183/ That being said, this one has the factory date stamp and it's definitely American, 1970's.  The mirror has a molded composite frame that has been designed and finished to look like hand carved gilded wood.  The frame is finished in a burnished gold/ bronze finish.  49" h., 26" w., 1.5" d. American, c. 1975 SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Hobbs Mirror Framed Mirror


Don't take mirrors for granted!  This is a 'Magnificent HOBBS! mirror'.  It's a 'beautiful modern mirror that will enhance your living room'.  It's the extra-large mirror (or very similar) featured in the store window of this classic bit of 1950's Canadian advertising....milady!  This mirror framed Hobbs mirror has gilded acanthus decoration and is very elegant and impressive in size and style.  50" h., 40" w., 1" d.  Canadian, c. 1950's SOLD
Condition:  Excellent vintage condition with age appropriate wear.    



Thursday, April 4, 2019

Niels O. Moller for J.L. Mollers; Model 57 Armchair




Great Danish modern design.  This naturally timeless Model 57 armchair was designed by Niels O. Moller for J.L. Mollers.  The frame is teak and the chair retains its original papercord seat.  30" h., 22.5" w., 17.5" d.  Danish, c. 1960's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.    

Curtis Jere Tree Wall Sculpture


Four seasons foliage is provided courtesy of Curtis Jere, with this large and very decorative copper tree wall sculpture.  If you've been thinking about branching out and growing your decorative art collection, this should be the one that makes you leave your inhibitions behind and choose a C. Jere.  It's a beauty, and particularly pleasing in the play of color and light in the three dimensional leaves.  57" h., 31" w., 5" d.  American, c. 1970's  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.  

Paolo Rizzatto Chrome and Leather Chair


Sleek, stylish postmodern chrome and leather chair designed by Italian architect Paolo Rizzatto.  Great as a desk or occasional chair.  31" h. 23.5" w., 22" d.  Italian, c. 20th c.  SOLD
Condition:  Very good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.