This unique Scandinavian lamp, circa 1960s, was purchased from Peter and Penny Jones of Penny Toys at a recent Pier Show in Manhattan. (Penny Toys is a leading dealer in mid-century and modern decorative arts, and a regular at the pier shows in New York city.) Condition is excellent. Maker is unknown and there are no hallmarks on the exterior. Felt-covered underside. Measures 41" by 10" by 10" and weighs 8 lbs. This lamp features two sockets and a three-way mechanism...
Lovely vintage Florentine gilt tray with pink and green accents.This tray is in perfect shape and could also be perfect on your wall !
This mid-century floor lamp by Lightolier features a brass frame, marble pedestal, and three arms with enamelled finishes in red, yellow and blue. Wired for used in the U.S., and in working order. Each arm has joints at the upright, mid-length and at the shade, and a couple of the joints are seized and in need of repair. Noticeable wear to the original finishes, with some dings and minor dents. Measures 60 in (152.4 cm) tall.
Elegant Ma Jiang (Majiang, Mahjong) table hard carved with solid northern elm wood. Completely hand made, accompanying this table is two large northern official chairs in northern elm wood, dark black paint which is both contemporary and traditional. Make a grand statement to pair the two chairs together or place them separately in your study or living room. The table comes with very elegant mortise and tenon technique and has a horse hoof legs...
Amber crystal sconces with brass fittings from Orrefors Sweden. Design by Carl Fagerlund in the 1950´s.
Height 26,5 cm, width 20,5 cm and depth 10 - 15,5 cm.
Chinese cabinet made of jumu (elm) wood with tapering A-line design, deep translucent red lacquer finish, two drawers at bottom, 2 removable shelves inside, 74" high x 39 1/2" wide x 21" deep.
26" x 30" x 3" American Newcomb-Macklin reverse profile frame with applied gesso ornament. Metal leaf finish is distressed rubbed down to red, circa 1925-35
Colorful duck jardiniere signed Bustamante. Papier Mache composition with decorative paint finish. 13.5" high by 19" long by 9" wide. In excellent condition.
This limestone statue of Luohan is intricately carved. Size: 12" w x 6" d x 19" t. This Luo Han holds a medicine ball, he is known as a healer. Approx. 70 lbs.
Early 20th century Philips Terrestrial Globe on ebonized stand. Approximate dimensions 9" diameter x 17" high. Very good condition.
Featuring a fine early twentieth century Bauhaus style desk with curio display area under very heavy large glass slab in center that is removable. Most unusual and unique piece. Pull out shelves and drawer on left side, and cabinet on right. Sliding doors on top of back, shelves and front of curio area. Great look, useful, and good for displaying curios etc. Measures 62" long x 20" deep x 28" high in front and 42" in back. Unique piece and beautifully made/designed...
Inlaid Italian armoire w/bronze ormolu. This is a nice piece which could be used as a curio cabinet or an entertainment center if modified.
This eye-catching White Coin Spot pitcher, circa 1930, is made of hand blown opalescent glass. The edge is ruffled. The pitcher, itself, is attributed to Fenton. It measures 9 1/2" tall,6 1/2" across the top, 20 1/2" across the body, 7" deep, and a 4" wide base. The total weight is 2 lbs and 6.8 oz. This pitcher is in very good condition.
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Sweet nailed single with all-original leather. Great patina on this charming vintage French club chair. L-34, W-32, H-34, Seat Depth -22, Seat Width -19
Purchased over fifty years ago at San Francisco’s taste emporium Gump’s, these massive lamps in the form of reticulated covered urns light up three ways: inside, above or the two in combination. The bodies have a pattern of prunus trees against bamboo leaves. Grand in scale, they are approximately 38 inches in full height and have a wingspan of about 28 inches; the Chinese porcelain urns themselves are around 28 inches tall and 16 inches in diameter...
Here's something that doesn't come along very often: an absolutely stunning set of vintage towel holders. Much nicer than anything we can find in the shops now, these feature heavyweight brass brackets in the romantic form of giardinetti -- meaning "little gardens" in Italy, where the design was introduced into 18th century Rococo jewelry. A giardinetto (the singular) is any ornamental bouquet in a basket, urn or other container...
Pair of Stangl antique gold lamps in turquoise blue. Wonderful example of mid century design. These lamps are in excellent condition with new wire,three way sockets, and custom coordinated finials. They will be a wonderful addition to a retro or contemporary setting. 32" to top of finial, 19 1/2" to top of ceramic base, 7 1/2" wide at the base.