All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1960 item #1051989 (stock #za-614)
This hand-blown glass vase features trapped air bubbles and a marine motif with applied tropical fish, and has been attributed to Alfredo Barbini (Italian, 1912- ) for Gino Cenedese, circa 1955. Barbini also created marine life scenes like this vase in square blocks of glass to mimic the appearance of an aquarium. Weighs 17.8 lbs. Condition is excellent. There are no deep scratches and no visible cracks...
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This extraordinary globe on stand was made by Creazioni C.A.M. of Mantua Italy, circa 1956, and features uniquely carved surfaces depicting the continents and ocean floors. Carvings are possibly made of plaster or other similar composition which has been painted. Contour lines have been carved in high relief to depict the depths of the oceans beneath a clear plastic sphere which represents the surface of the oceans...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1980 item #1051030 (stock #za-599)
This glass vase by the important contributor to the American studio glass movement, Paul Marioni (1941- ) features abstract. encased male and female figures with mountains in the distance. Condition is excellent. There are no deep scratches, visible cracks or losses. (Vase was photographed aside a bank of exposed fluorescent lamps which explains the unusual reflection pattern seen on the left side of the vase in our images.) Signed by the artist and dated 1979. Weighs 5.7 lbs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1970 item #1051028 (stock #za-129)
his vintage plastic stool with red knit upholstery (not original) dates from circa 1967 and was made in Italy by Kartell. Various auction houses have attributed this design to Achille Castiglioni and Joe Colombo. This design, sometimes referred to as the rocchetto (spool), was one of dozens of furniture, lighting and other decorative plastic objects imported from Italy and distributed in the U.S. by George Beylerian in the 1960s and 1970s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1980 item #1051017 (stock #za-126)
This matching pair of lounge chairs by Maison Jansen, circa 1970, were possibly designed by Pierre Folie. Seat height at the front edge is 15.5 in (39.4 cm) and 11 in (27.9 cm) at the rear. Condition is very good. We do not have the original upholstery. The seatbacks have their original drilled holes to affix upholstery and on the seat upholstery can be secured to the top of the bolts that secure the glass to the frame...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1970 item #1050998 (stock #za-096)
This 303 lounge chair by Pierre Paulin (1927- ) has its original red woolen upholstery and is in very good condition. The original plastic glides are included, but have a number of cracks and some losses, and were not installed during photography. There are a number of scuffs and dents, consistent with age. Upholstery is remarkably clean, with no obvious stains and only light soiling. Dimensions: 23.5" H X 31.5" W X 27" D (59.7 cm H X 80.0 cm W X 68.6 cm D).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1970 item #1050996 (stock #za-087)
This CL9 chair, circa 1969, by Cesare Leonardi (1935- ) and Franca Stagi (1937- ) has its original red and black painted finishes. Some scratches noticeable, consistent with age, but otherwise is in very good condition. Dimensions: 25.5" H X 39.8" W X 28" D (64.8 cm H X 101.0 cm W X 71.1 cm D). Produced from GRP, glass reinforced polyester which is a resin strengthened with glass fiber.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1980 item #1050992 (stock #za-084)
Included here is a matching set of armchairs by Kwok Hoi Chan for Steiner, circa 1970. Each is in excellent condition. There are scuffs and light scratches here and there and no dents. Brown vinyl upholstery may be original and is in very good condition, with no rips, tears or deep stains. Additional images forwarded upon request. Seat height is 20 in (50.8 cm). Dimensions: 39" H X 23" W X 24" D (99.1 cm H X 58.4 cm W X 61.0 cm D).
This Melaina chair by Rodolfo Bonetto (1929-1991) dates from as early as 1971. It is in excellent condition with no signs of repair/restoration. Seat height is 14.5 in (36.8 cm). Underside has its original factory orange finish. Bonetto is known particularly for his Boomerang lounge chair which resides in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art ( MOMA ) in New York. Dimensions: 26.5" H X 27" W X 24" D (67.3 cm H X 68.6 cm W X 61.0 cm D). za-
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1960 item #1050982 (stock #za-065)
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This chess set was created by Antonio Castillo Teran in 1984 for Los Castillo of Taxco, Mexico. Included is a photo copy of the purchase receipt from Los Castillo, signed by Teran, from the original owner in 1984. There are no hallmarks. The pieces are crafted from brass with one side silverplated, and the other apparently silverplated as well, but finished with gold wash. There are a handful of minor dents...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1032733 (stock #za-335)
This glazed ceramic plaque, attributed to Georges Jouve (1910-1964) depicts a winking face, and is mounted on a wooden panel. There is no signature. Rear of panel is marked "36880" and "270 f", possibly an early sale price. Measures 19.6 x 19.6 x 1.6 in (49.8 x 49.8 x 4.1 cm).