Metal

Aldo Tura Parchment Bar Pieces

Aldo Tura Parchment Bar Pieces
Italy

Assorted bar pieces in parchment covered wood and brass. Some pieces are oxidized brass finish and others are oxidized silvered finish. All in good condition.
h. 12” diam. 10” (tallest & widest)

$1,600. per piece.

Ref: 09 AT 08

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3-Tier Candy Dish by Stilnovo

3-Tier Candy Dish by Stilnovo
Italy
c. 1950

Rare tabletop 3-tier candy dish. Circular white marble base with beveled edge. Oxidized brass center pole supporting 3 lacquered metal cups. Stilnovo sticker affixed to inside of 1 cup.
h. 26” diam. 8.5”

Very good original condition. Some paint loss, and significant remnants to original sticker. Brass is oxidized.

$3,800.

Ref: 15 ST 01

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Sculptural Wall Panel by Curtis Jere

Sculptural Wall Panel by Curtis Jere
Unites States
c. 1975

Rectangular shaped wall sculpture divided into vertical sections with undulating strips in brass and chromed steel. A bold statement. Signed.
h. 36.5"  w. 44.5"  d. 2.5"

Excellent condition.

$7,500

Ref: 08 CJ 01

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Early Covered Bowl by Lorenzo Burchiellaro

Early Covered Bowl by Lorenzo Burchiellaro
Italy, c. 1968

2 piece etched copper covered bowl.  Dark patina added to metal. Artist signed to underside.
h. 12” dia. 14”

$6,500.

Ref: 15 LB 01

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Early Sculptural Vase by Lorenzo Burchiellaro

Early Sculptural Vase by Lorenzo Burchiellaro
Italy, c. 1968

Unusual small-mouthed vase of shaped and etched copper with dark patina.  A fantastic form, signed on underside.
h. 9” dia. 14”

$5,800.

Ref: 10 LB 02

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"Three Graces," Unique Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Three Graces," Unique Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA, c. 1973

Abstract bronze figures on pedestal base.   Artist signed on base.
h. 67.5”  w. 19”  d. 14.5”

Excellent original condition.

Price on request

Published:  Sculpture II, The Art of Philip LaVerne. (Artist produced catalog)  Pg. 29

Provenance:  Private collection, New York, NY

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"Igneous" Cube by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Igneous" Cube by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA
c. 1971

Irregular form bronze cube with both concave & convex areas. Textured surfaces throughout.  Artist signed at top front and on lower rear.
h. 16"  w. 15"  d. 11"

Very good original condition, showing some wear to surface.  This piece has been cleaned and lightly waxed.

$23,000.

Ref: 84 PKL 15

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"Descent," Large-Scale Painting by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Descent," Large-Scale Panel by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA
c. 1971

Abstract panel executed on bronze & pewter over wood. Outside edges trimmed in bronze. Signed on lower right. A unique piece and a very rare example of this style of work.
h. 70” w. 35” d. 1.5”

Excellent original condition.

$36,000.

Ref: 08 PKL 06

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Rare Gorilla Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer

Rare Gorilla Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer
Austria
c. 1970

Cast bronze and nickel plated gorilla form.  A rare late form of incredible quality.  Signed on underside.
h. 10"  w. 7"  d. 4.75"

$12,500.

Ref: 08 HA 02

 

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Untitled Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer

Untitled Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer
Austria
c. 1950

Hammered brass sculpture of two abstract human forms.  Incredible example of Hagenauer's studio metalwork.  A very rare form.  Signed on underside.
h. 30.5"  w. 13"  d. 6"

$52,000.

Ref: 08 HA 01

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Rare Pair of Candelabra by Franz Hagenauer

Rare Pair of Candelabra by Franz Hagenauer
Austria
c. 1950

7 light candelabra of nickel plated brass.  Great proportions and a very rare model.  Signed on underside.
h. 18.5"  w. 19 3/4"  d. 13.5"

$39,000.  pair

Ref: 02 HA 05

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"Synchronicity," Massive Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Synchronicity," Massive Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
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 Totem Sculpture by William Tarr

Untitled Totem Sculpture by William Tarr
United States
1962

Brutalist sculpture in Cor-ten steel with applied cylindrical forms throughout. Signed and dated, this is a rare large-scale piece by a sculptor who was best known for his massive public sculptures. Bill Tarr worked in NYC during the 1960's and 70's. He is best known for his tribute to MLK Jr. located near Lincoln Center, as well as his "Gates of the Six Million" sculpture at Washington DC's Holocaust Museum. Provenance: Private Collection, NYC.
h. 50"  w. 12"  d. 12"

Excellent condition.

Price on request.

Ref: 08 WT 02

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Untitled Sculpture by William Tarr

Untitled Sculpture by William Tarr
United States
c. 1965

Cast bronze, column-form sculpture with applied letters, symbols and geometric shapes. *William Tarr lived and worked for most of his career in New York City and worked primarily in welded steel. This piece is typical of much of his work during that period. Signed on lower portion.
h. 16.5"  w. 4"  d. 4"

Excellent condition.

$4,500

Ref: 08 WT 01

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Seven Piece Fireplace Set by Donald Deskey for Bennett

Seven Piece Fireplace Set by Donald Deskey for Bennett
United States
1959

Black iron and polished brass set. Includes fire screen, andirons, fire tools and stand.
Signed "Bennett."
Screen: h. 31"  w. 38"
Andirons: h. 19" w. 19.5"
Firetools: h. 32" w. 9.5"

Excellent original condition.

$7,500 set

Ref: 01 DD 04

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"Walking Woman," Unique Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Walking Woman," Unique Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
United States
c. 1968

Abstract depiction of a walking woman, made from painted bronze pieces that have been manipulated and welded. Supported by a bronze cylindrical base. This sculpture is signed. Sculptures like this by P. & K. LaVerne are very rare.
h. 18"  diam. 4.5"

Excellent condition.

Price on request.

Ref: 08 PKL 02

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Rare Pair of Five-Light Candelabra Attributed to Kem Weber

Rare Pair of Five-Light Candelabra Attributed to Kem Weber
United States
c. 1928

Ultra-modernist design in polished pewter with 5 lights. Manufacturer's stamps on bottom. Attributed to Kem Weber for Porter Blanchard.
h. 7.5"  w. 10.75"  d. 6"

Excellent condition.

$6,800

Ref: 02 KW 01

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Adjustable Table-Top Mirror

Adjustable Table-Top Mirror
Italy
c. 1970

Wide smoked-glass border with beveled edge. Curved base of flat-banded steel. Excellent quality, and very stylish piece.
h. 18.5" diam. 15"

Good condition. A little spotting to glass, but no chips or cracking.

$3,500

Ref: 03 IT 01c

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"The Anteater," Brutalist Sculpture

"The Anteater," Brutalist Sculpture
United States
c. 1965

Handmade, figural sculpture of heavy gauge sheet metal. Created by using a number of sculptural techniques, this piece has been torched, pierced, sliced, and has a lot of texture and detail. Great example of American craftsmanship.
h. 17"  w. 35"  d. 12"

Very good original condition, with wear typical of its age. Some rusting to metal.

$4,500

Ref: 08 AM 02

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