Modern 2.0
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pre 1980 item #1297559
Modern 2.0
$625.00
Offered is a large Stoneware footed bowl (18 ½” in diameter by 5” tall) made by James and Nan McKinnell using a wax resist process circa 1970. The bowl is signed “McKinnell” on the bottom of the bowl as shown and in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks or repairs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1970 item #1296119 (stock #001050)
Modern 2.0
$750.00
Offered is a former slave clock made by Pragotron in Prague, Czechoslovakia after WW II . The design of the clock is based on Hans Hilfiker’s acclaimed 1944 clock design for Swiss railway station clocks. The clock has a black Bakelite circular rim, white face featuring the Pragotron logo, flat glass cover, black painted figures, and painted aluminum original hands. It measures 19“in diameter and is 4“deep and has been retrofitted with a new quartz movement...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1970 item #1296117 (stock #001051)
Modern 2.0
$450.00
Offered is an art pottery bowl from Hungary by Geza Gorka (1894-1971) made in the 1960’s. This abstract expressionistic earthenware bowl is six sided with a dramatic black and white patterned satin glaze. The bowl measures approximately 2 ½” (H) 5 ¾” (D). It is in excellent vintage condition with no apparent chips or cracks and signed on the base as shown. Geza Gorka was one of the founders of modern Hungarian ceramic art...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1295987 (stock #000940)
Modern 2.0
$6,000.00
Offered is a pair of vintage leather and chromed steel club chairs designed by Robert Haussmann for De Sede and distributed by Stendig in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Each chair is 36 in.(W) x 25 in.(H) x 32 in. (D) and is in very good vintage condition. The chairs have been recently reupholstered in gray leather; the chrome has only age appropriate signs of wear and use...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1295984 (stock #000940)
Modern 2.0
$5,000.00
Offered is a vintage leather and chromed steel sofa designed by Robert Haussmann for De Sede and distributed by Stendig in the 1950’s and 1960’s. The sofa is 7 ft. 2 in.(W) x 25 in.(H) x 32 in. (D) and is in very good vintage condition. It has been recently reupholstered in gray leather; the chrome has only age appropriate signs of wear and use...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1960 item #1294360 (stock #001048)
Modern 2.0
$750.00
Offered is an art pottery vase from Hungary by Livia Gorka (1925-2011) made in the 1950’s. This abstract expressionistic vase is off-white with black and orange stripes and white interior. The vase measures approximately 9 ¼ ” (H) 4 ¾”. It is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and signed on the base as shown. Livia Gorka, considered to be a rebel, took her certificate as a master potter in 1947...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1960 item #1294359 (stock #001047)
Modern 2.0
$850.00
Offered is an art pottery vase from Hungary by Livia Gorka (1925-2011) made in the 1950’s. This abstract expressionistic bowl is black with white and orange stripes and striking yellow interior measures approximately 5 ¾ ” (H) x 7 ½ ” (D). The bowl is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and signed on the base as shown. Livia Gorka, considered to be a rebel, took her certificate as a master potter in 1947...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1960 item #1294358 (stock #001046)
Modern 2.0
$850.00
Offered is an art pottery bowl from Hungary by Livia Gorka (1925-2011) made in the 1950’s. This abstract expressionistic bowl is white with black with gold stripes and measures approximately 5 7/8 ” (H) x 7 5/8 ” (D). The bowl is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and is signed on the base as shown. Livia Gorka, considered to be a rebel, took her certificate as a master potter in 1947...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1940 item #1294132
Modern 2.0
$2,500.00
Offered is a pair of Art Deco Machine Age neon Chandeliers. These chandeliers were salvaged from an office building in Manhattan and date from the 1930’s. Each chandelier features 3 graduated tiers made of white painted sheet metal, concealed green and white neon, and polished aluminum edges. The bottom tier of each chandelier has a recessed down light that is operated with a separate switch. The chandeliers have been recently rewired and retrofitted with cable for hanging...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1970 item #1293300 (stock #001042)
Modern 2.0
$875.00
Offered is a Kienzle World Clock designed by Heinrich Moeller and manufactured in Germany during the 1960’s.The world Clock was one of two high end mechanical clocks ( The Zodiac Clock was the other) that Kienzle began manufacturing at the end of the 1930s. After the Second World War Kienzle continued production of the clock with updated electromechanical and quartz movements...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1940 item #1293298 (stock #001)
Modern 2.0
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Offered is a rare art deco Zodiac clock designed by Heinrich Moeller and manufactured by Kienzle, Germany circa 1935. This clock is a true art deco masterpiece. The body and stand are bronze and brass; and the stylish face with a black background and classic art deco hands is covered front and rear with glass. The front glass is clear around the perimeter to showcase the gold tone zodiac signs, and the rear glass is dark gray showing the clock face and hands. The clock has a mechanical Kienzle j...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1960 item #1292198 (stock #001039)
Modern 2.0
$775.00
Offered is an art pottery bowl from Hungary by Livia Gorka (1925-2011) made in the 1950’s. This abstract expressionistic bowl is white with black and orange motif and measures approximately 5 ¼ ”(H) x 6 ¼ ” (D). The bowl is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and signed on the base as shown. Livia Gorka, considered to be a rebel, took her certificate as a master potter in 1947. A freelancing artist, she worked in the Gorka workshop in Veroce until 1959 when s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1960 item #1292197 (stock #001038)
Modern 2.0
$575.00
Offered is an art pottery vase from Hungary by Livia Gorka (1925-2011) made in the 1950’s. This abstract expressionistic vase is white with black and orange stripes and measures approximately 7 ¾” (H) x 3 ¾” (D). The vase is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and signed on the base as shown. Livia Gorka, considered to be a rebel, took her certificate as a master potter in 1947. A freelancing artist, she worked in the Gorka workshop in Veroce until 1959 when ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1289286 (stock #pmpc7)
Modern 2.0
$5,000.00
Offered is a Post-World War II Nimba dance mask from the Baga Tribe located in Northwestern Mali (Guinea) in Africa. The mask which rests on the shoulders of the dancer who is disguised by raffia has large pendulous breasts, a pronounced head and nose and stylized hair. In addition to being worn as a mask at celebrations of births and marriage, the mask has four legs allowing it to stand on its own when not in use. The piece 51" (H) x 23" (W) x 24" (D) and is in good vintage condition showing a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1289282 (stock #pmpc8)
Modern 2.0
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Offered is a 20th century post WWII (possibly earlier) Bamara ChiWara head dress from the Bambana people of Mali in West Africa. Although it appears such as a statue, when it is used ceremonially an inverted basket is tied to the top of the head and the head dress is attached to the basket. Made of wood and metal, the piece measures 48" (W) x 20" (H) x 8" (D) and in fair vintage condition with several repairs noted. The piece was purchased from a dealer in Taos, New Mexico in the early 1990’s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1287227 (stock #001036)
Modern 2.0
$350.00
Offered is an early large mid-century modern vase made by Spara Keramik in West Germany in the late 1960’s. The handcrafted vase is from the Schamotte series and made of chamotte clay which was used to add the gritty, rough texture called "tooth". This texture when applied to a simple refined shape results in a unique, elegant and understated “brutalist” piece. The vase is 14" tall, measures about 8 3/4" in diameter at the widest point of the body, and weighs about 10 lbs. It is in excel...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1960 item #1284907 (stock #001006)
Modern 2.0
$450.00
Offered is fully functioning battery operated vintage seven jewel German desk clock manufactured by Kienzle in the 1950’s. The clock features a seven jewel movement, a glass covered brass case, brushed aluminum dial with large applied aluminum indices, brass feet, and gilded metal hands. The clock keeps excellent time, measures 7 1/8 “ x 6 7/8”, and is in very good to excellent vintage condition showing only significant wear to the back (see photos). The glass is in excellent condition w...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1980 item #1281388 (stock #000638)
Modern 2.0
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Offered is a wool rug titled “Flower Heads” designed by Jennie Moncur and inspired by Matisse was commissioned in 1970 by The Contemporary Textile Gallery, London. The rug is in very good condition without rips tears or stains but does show discoloration and staining to the cotton backing and measures approximately 5 feet x 6 feet 10 inches. Jennie Moncur studied at Goldsmith's College, University of London before specializing as a tapestry weaver at the Royal College of Art. She has been a ...