Raku Ceramic Tray by Jana Merlo

Raku Ceramic Tray by Jana Merlo
Italy
1998

 Low fire ceramic tray created with traditional Raku principles. Symbolic decoration. Signed and dated on underside. Small firing crack to one side.
 h. 3.25" w. 16.5" d. 10.5"

$2,500

Ref: 15 JMO 02

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Rare Armless Sofa by T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

Rare Armless Sofa by T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
United States
c. 1954

Unusual form with bullnose walnut frame that tapers throughout. Brass legs with pod feet. A gorgeous design from a series that Robsjohn-Gibbings did for Widdicomb in the mid-1950s. Model #1727.
h. 33.5"  w. 72"  d. 33"  Seat: h. 18.5"

Excellent condition. Recently re-upholstered.

Price on request.

Ref: 75 TH 03

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Lidded Box by Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori

Lidded Box by Gio Ponti for Richard Ginori
Italy
1930

Square-shaped porcelain box with lid.  Glazed in red and black with palm from motif.  Signed and dated on underside.  Publication:  Gio Ponti: alla manifattura di Doccia, pg. 69 & 99 for illustrations and sketches of similar examples of this form.
h. 4.5"  w. 3.5"  d. 3.5"

$4,500.

Excellent original condition with minor wear.

Ref:  15 GP 01
 

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Rare Multilight Chandelier by Stilnovo

Rare Multilight Chandelier by Stilnovo
Italy

c. 1955

Great architectural light fixture with oxidized brass and black-painted tubular metal structure.  A total of 15 candelabra sockets dispersed throughout the fixture.  A rare model from Stilnovo.
h. 25" body / 52" overall with drop  diam. 48"

Brass shows signs of age and oxidation.  All sockets and wiring have recently been replaced.

$16,500.

Ref:  62 ST 28

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“Nijinsky and Karsavina as Albrecht and Giselle from the Ballet Giselle,” by Mlle. Claude-Levy

“Nijinsky and Karsavina as Albrecht and Giselle from the Ballet Giselle,” by Mlle. Claude-Levy
France
1919

Carved sandstone. Interpreted from the Ballet Russes production of Gisèlle. Signed & dated by the artist on the lower rear. Small chip to front edge. Claude-Levy worked primarily for Primavera and was known for her figural ceramic sculptures. Very few large carved pieces such as this one were made by her. From a private collection in Paris, France. Literature: A. Hardy. Primavera 1912-1972. Atelier D'Art du Printemps for many examples of Claude-Levy's work.
h. 26" w. 10" d. 14"

Price on request.

Ref:  08 CLV 01

 

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"Figure 8," Unique Pair of Candlesticks by Jean Marais

"Figure 8," Unique Pair of Candlesticks by Jean Marais
France
1970

Realized in bronze using the lost wax technique, these large scale pieces were commissioned by a client. They were produced in ceramic in a smaller size and also as lamps. Made at Blotz & Liénard Foundry, Toulouse, France. Artist-signed on rear.
h. 28" w. 14" d. 5"

Price on request.

Ref:  02 JMR 01

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Rare Pair of Sconces by Stilnovo (No. 2107)

Rare Pair of Sconces by Stilnovo (No. 2107)
Italy
c. 1960

Brass structures with two arms each. Frosted glass shades concealing a light source. Each sconce has two Edison sized sockets. Unsigned. Literature: Stilnovo Catalog: Apparecchi per l'illuminazione. Unpaginated.

Metal has been cleaned. All wiring & sockets have been replaced.

h. 16" w. 17" d. 9"

$15,500. pr

Ref: 65 ST 10

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Synchronicity" Sculpture

Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Synchronicity" Sculpture
USA
c. 1968

Freeform sculpture of welded and hand-worked bronze with riveted corners and applied texture. Inspired by the writings of Carl Jung. Artist-signed at base.
h. 89" w. 30" Base: w. 34" d. 27"

Price on request.

Ref: 08 PKL 03

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Untitled Sculpture by Claire Falkenstein (Fire Series)

Untitled Sculpture by Claire Falkenstein  (Fire Series)
USA

c. 1967

Large-scale piece of welded sheet copper and copper tubing, with applied patina. Most likely executed around the time Falkenstein created the large scale "Three Fires" sculpture for the Fresno Mall, Fresno, CA. This example is much larger in scale than most that have appeared on the market.
h. 38.5" w. 15" d. 26"

Price on request.

Ref: 08 CFK 03

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“Luna,” Studio-built Table Lamps by Roberto Giulio Rida

“Luna,” Studio-built Table Lamps by Roberto Giulio Rida
Italy
2015

Studio-made lamps of brass with riveted edges and openings to accommodate chunks of emerald green crystal on all sides. Each lamp has two Edison sockets, and new silk shades. Artist-signed.
h. 35.5” Shade: diam. 14” Base: diam. 7”

Excellent Condition

$26,000. pair

Ref: 64 RR 15

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Rare Hanging Light No. 2362, Rare Hanging Light by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte.

Rare Hanging Light No. 2362, Rare Hanging Light by Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte.
Italy
c. 1965

Hexagonal form comprised of thick, hand-cut glass tiles with acid-etched faces and chipped centers. 12 candelabra sockets, white-painted metal interior, and polished brass mounts.  Literature: Fontana Arte 7. Manufacturer's catalog. Pg 9.
h. 11.5" h2. 28" diam. 20"

Recently rewired with all sockets replaced.

$24,000.

Ref: 62 MI 10

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Early Pair of Sconces by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini

Early Pair of Sconces by Tomaso Buzzi for Venini
Italy
c. 1930

Single arm sconces with interior painted metal supports, and brass mounts. Each arm wrapped with ribbed glass covering. Single Edison socket encased in a quilted, amethyst colored glass cup inside of a clear glass hurricane shade. An elegant sconce, each with makers mark stamped into the metal. A total of 8 sconces available.  Literature: Similar models are shown in both Tomaso Buzzi at Venini. Pgs. 412, 413, 415, and Venini: Catalogue Raisonné 1921-1986. Pgs. 257, 259, 264. 
h. 13" w. 8" d. 10" 

Recently rewired & sockets replaced. Newly made backplates.

$16,500. pair

Ref: 65 TB 01

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Rare 2-Door Sideboard by Ico Parisi

Rare 2-Door Sideboard by Ico Parisi
Italy
c. 1955

 

Cabinet of Indian rosewood with inset panels that act as door pulls. Raised door panels, beveled edges, and shaped legs. Both doors open to reveal storage with interior shelf.  Manufactured by Rizzi, Cantu, Italy.  Documentation: Authenticated & archived by the Archivio del Design di Ico Parisi, Como, Italy.  Provenance: Private collection – Catania Sicily.

h. 35" w. 72" d. 20.25"

Excellent Condition. Wood has been refinished, locks have been replaced.

$47,000

34 IP 04

 

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"Tre Pezzi," Pair of Early Lounge Chairs by Franco Albini & Franca Helg.

"Tre Pezzi," Pair of Early Lounge Chairs by Franco Albini & Franca Helg.
Italy

c.1957

Enameled steel tubing with gold/ bronze velvet upholstery. This early pair of chairs was produced by Poggi in the mid 1960s.
h. 37" w. 32" d. 30" Seat: h. 16" Arm: h. 22.5"

Restoration: Exterior tubing repainted. Cushions have new interior straps and stuffing. Newly upholstered.

$38,000. pair

Re: 72 FAL 03
 

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PEDESTAL ASH STAND BY FONTANA ARTE

Pedestal Ash Stand by Fontana Arte
Italy

c. 1965

Fontana Arte model #2244.  Black painted metal with brass cap and amber colored glass dish floating near the top.
h. 25"  diam. 8.5"

Very good original condition with some wear to the metal elements.

$4,500.

Ref: 11 FA 02

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Pedestal Ash Stand by Fontana Arte

Pedestal Ash Stand by Fontana Arte
Italy

c. 1965

Fontana Arte model #2244.  Black painted metal with brass cap and amber colored glass dish floating near the top.
h. 25"  diam. 8.5"

Very good original condition with some wear to the metal elements.

$4,500.

Ref: 11 FA 02

 

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Studio-Built "Martina," Wall Mounted Console by Ghiró Studio.

Studio-Built "Martina," Wall Mounted Console by Ghiró Studio.
Italy
2016

Wall mounted floating console table faced with hand-cut & polished panels of pale aqua-marine crystal alternating with thin blue glass fins.  Bowed-front form, bronze mirrored top and brass trim.  The face creating a beautiful visual effect and fantastic patterns of reflective light.  Artist signed on side edge.
h. 8.5"  w. 64"  d. 19"

$38,000

Ref: 82 GRO 02

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Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman
USA,

2016

High-fired earthenware sculpture with matt glaze in sand tones.  Artist signed on underside.
h. 27"  diam. 12"

$6,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 08

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Untitled, "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled, "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman.
USA,

2016

High-fired stoneware sculpture glazed in variations of teal blue.   Artist signed & dated on bottom.
h. 30.5"  diam. 10"

$7,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 07

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Paul Laszlo Custom Cocktail Table

Paul Laszlo Custom Cocktail Table
USA
c. 1955

Paul Laszlo custom table of dark stained mahogany.  Shaped elements joined to form and abstract "H" shape.  Thick, curved glass top insets into the structure.  Paul Laszlo metal label affixed to underside of table.
h. 14"  w. 58"  d. 28"

Wood has recently been refinished.  Original glass top has scuffs and scratches to the surface.

$12,500

Ref: 81 PL 18

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