Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

Eames Sofa Compact

Posted in for sale, seating on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 4:55 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: Here’s a beautiful Charles and Ray Eames Sofa Compact for Herman Miller with killer Alexander Girard “Checker” fabric. I ordered this custom for my home 14 years ago and it’s time to re-organize the room. In this configuration the sofa’s list price is $5,435.-  but this…

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Nicholas Takis oil

Posted in sold on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 2:37 pm No Comments

VINTAGE:  Here’s a really fun, very period oil painting by noted  New York artist, Nicholas Takis (1903-1965) circa mid-fifties. It’s  in its original frame which measures 22″x32″.  The painting is titled “Three musicians” and was sold through the Robbins Gallery in East Orange, NJ. SOLD

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Florence Knoll sofa

Posted in sold on Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 12:24 pm No Comments

VINTAGE:  Here is a stunningly beautiful late fifties three-seat sofa with arms by Florence Knoll. One of my favorite designs of hers with exposed chrome steel frame and great upholstered lines. Just expertly and correctly upholstered by master upholsterer, Lalo Valdez in tweedy brown, black and grey…

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1960’s Mastercraft sideboard

Posted in sold on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 2:35 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: This is an amazing piece of furniture by Mastercraft in unusual materials. Circa late sixties from a fine east coast estate, it measures a whopping 100″ long! The top is three pieces of Stainless steel, the eight legs are polished aluminum as are the ornate “door…

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Amazing George Nelson CSS

Posted in sold on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 1:36 pm No Comments

VINTAGE:  Definitely one of the best Herman Miller Comprehensive Storage Systems I’ve had. Very visually interesting with some fun elements. There are four anodized aluminum poles which adjust in length from 92″ to 102″  to accommodate many ceiling heights. If you have extra high ceilings, I have…

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Unusual carved unit

Posted in sold on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 12:52 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: This is a new one for me. A tall armoire-type storage unit from Canada circa 1968. It’s made of walnut and has a nice rich patina. There are two large drawers with sculpted metal pulls which form the lower unit.  The upper piece has two smaller…

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Intriguing large oil

Posted in sold on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 2:05 pm No Comments

VINTAGE:  This is such a fun painting to study. It’s titled “Spring under glass” on the back side and was painted in 1956. The artist is Luis Eades (b. 1923) It features glass-house architecture, a figure tending potted plants in an envirenment along with light bulbs, hoses,…

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Original mixed media painting

Posted in sold on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 1:47 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: What a fun and wonderfully quirky painting by Allan Hugh Clarke (1919-1979) It is one of his “Record Changer in motion” series. This one was painted in 1954.  See http://transformationsandwhispers.blogspot.com/2012/03/promised-land.html It measures 44×35 and is beautifully framed. Actually, the original painting on heavy paper is floated on…

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Large Abstract Oil

Posted in sold on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 1:32 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: The first of three wonderful paintings I acquired this morning.  It’s large…52×40 and is oil painted on board. The painting is in great condition and in wonderful colors.  The composition is very period and was most likely done in the mid fifties though it is not…

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1955 “Gallery Group” sideboard

Posted in sold on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 1:38 pm No Comments

VINTAGE: Here’s a really nice and practical buffet-sideboard in walnut and brass by Robert Felner and Mark Furst for Furnette Furniture. Designed in 1955 and dubbed the Gallery Group, it sure has references to Paul McCobb pieces from the same era. Check this out… http://paulmccobb.blogspot.com/2011/01/furnette.html It measures…

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