Modern 2.0
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 ΒΌ ” (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 ΒΎ ” (H) x 7 Β½ ” (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. It can be set for any location to show the time in every world time zone using the dial at the bottom of the clock...
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...
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 ΒΌ ”(H) x 6 ΒΌ ” (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 #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...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1289282 (stock #pmpc8)
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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 β€œbrutalist” 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 β€œ 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 β€œFlower 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 ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1980 item #1281386 (stock #000941)
Modern 2.0
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Offered are a set of six brushed aluminum and leather lounge/dining chairs designed and manufactured by Harvey Probber in the1970’s.The chairs work well as either lounge or dining chairs and are in excellent vintage condition and have been recently reupholstered in white leather. The brushed aluminum frames show light signs of use. The chairs measure 33 1/2"(H) x 23" (W) x 22" (D).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1970 item #1263981 (stock #001000)
Modern 2.0
$3,650.00
Braun SK-55 Radio and Record player designed by Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot and manufactured by Braun beginning in 1962. The SK series of phonographs designed and manufactured by Braun in Germany from 1956 to 1964 are considered the forerunner of the modern hi-fi system. Using a clear Plexiglas cover in combination with a white paint job was considered insanely progressive at the time and received universal praise from consumers.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1970 item #1263118 (stock #001030)
Modern 2.0
$800.00
Offered is a large vintage battery operated mantel/desk clock produced in the 1960s by the German clock maker Kienzle. These clocks are well known under the name "Kienzle Industrial Clocks", because of its simple yet high quality appearance and very accurate movements. When looking at the clock you will notice how much effort was put into the design of this timepiece; the height and diameter of the clock have exactly the same measurement. This means that the angle, under which the clock is pla...
Modern 2.0
$750.00
Offered is a very desirable mid-century dark wood case and chrome wall clock made in Germany in the 1960’s by Junghans, one of the most famous German manufacturers of high quality clocks. Junghans clocks were made from the highest quality materials with the finest workmanship and one of the best movements made in Germany at the time. The clock works perfectly, keeps excellent time and is in excellent vintage condition with only light signs of use. The clock face is 11 inches x 11 inches. No w...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1255945 (stock #000826)
Modern 2.0
$1,125.00
Offered is a mid-century modern glazed stoneware bowl by legendary Hungarian-born American studio potter Eugene Deutch (Deutsch).The bowl measures 11 1/8" wide x 9 1/2" deep x 5" high. The exterior is a gunmetal Gray and the interior a golden yellow. It is in excellent vintage condition and signed and dated as shown in the photos. About the Artist: Deutch was influenced by such potters as Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada as well as his friend Constantin Brancusi. He exhibited at the Syracuse Na...