Sold Archives : 2012

An unusual geometric ashtray made by Hyalyn. This was in the Shibui line and was made in the mid 1960s. The ashtray is star shaped and characterized by a rough textured exterior glaze with shiny light brown glaze on ...

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Minimalist enameled black ashtray by Leif Wessman Associates made in Norway. We believe these were originally sold through Knoll International, probably in the 60s or 70s. The simple, classic design would be a wonder ...

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Keep your cool with this classic Stelton Ice Bucket. Vintage design by Erik Magnussen sports a chrome metal handle that folds back down when not in use. The ice bucket itself is made of durable white plastic. Marked ...

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Wonderful matte black Arabia of Finland planter and saucer combination designed by Richard Lindh. These minimalist planters were made around 1965 and are most commonly found in this dark charcoal color or in white. Very much in the style of some of t ...

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Great handmade pottery items from Winfield Pottery of Pasadena, including a cup, a small plate or saucer, and a small condiment dish. These are actually hand-signed with "Gabriel Pasadena", which was the trademark adopted by the Winfield company in o ...

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Wonderful and highly desirable vintage Dansk enamel fondue pot with iron and teak footed stand. This fondue pot is in the popular Kobenstyle line and was designed by Jens H. Quistgaard. You may notic ...

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Two (2) unusual glass serving dishes with cork trivet bottom by Boda Nova, in the original orange striped box. There's a booklet which states that these are "2 portion-sized forms". Heat resistant glass, along with a plain cork trive ...

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Wonderful Glidden pinched rectangular bowl or container from the Matrix line. Smooth lines and contours on this turquoise speckled bowl with great mid century modern design. Would make an excellent addition to your G ...

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Great looking Greist Automatic Buttonholer made around the 1950s, intended for use with a sewing machine. Powder blue sewing machine attachment comes with original green box, instruction booklet, metal templates for buttons and feed ...

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Beautiful modern Hyalyn Pottery dual candleholder centerpiece bowl in a smooth satin matte white glaze. This is marked Hyalyn, but other than that, there isn't much information on who might have designed this midcentury modern bowl. ...

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Fantastic and sleek midcentury modern stapler that looks like it could be straight out of the offices of the Mad Men show. This is the famous Swingline 333 model, likely 40 years old, in the desirable black color (the brown plastic and faux wood mode ...

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A beautiful terracotta decorative bowl or dish from Arabia of Finland. Shape of the bowl is a sort of wavy square. The decorative flowers on the dish are part of the glaze, but the red glaze accents shown actually appear to have bee ...

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A fabulous, blue resin seal scupture by Sascha Brastoff. It's been said that Brastoff did not actually design or market any of these resin pieces, even though his name is on them. There were a number of different housewares produced in resin, includi ...

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To be honest, we weren't able to find out too much about the origins of this interesting pitcher. The manufacturer's name is "L Batlin & Son", and apparently there isn't much information on the company at all online, though they prod ...

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Wonderful serving bowl from Tamac Pottery in Perry, Oklahoma. The pottery was started in the 1940s and produced various freeform shape dinnerware items. This appears to be a one quart serving bowl in the Avocado color scheme which is ...

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Stunning and spectacular Ken Edwards bird in flight. We aren't sure what type of bird this is, but it's a wonderful sculpture and seems to be a somewhat unusual piece for him. Completely handpainted on wings, head and body. Would be ...

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A lovely modern porcelain pitcher by Michael Aram in the discontinued "Africana" pattern. We don't know too much about this particular pattern, but we know that Aram has created many different groundbreaking dinnerware lines that are ...

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This is the classic Dansk Flamestone dinnerware designed by Jens Quistgaard in 1957. While Dansk has reissued some of the Flamestone items, this dinner and bread plate are both vintage. In addition, these are the "sm ...

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Beautiful Stavangerflint decorative wall plate featuring a lively town scene. We have seen quite a few different plates from the company that focus on a particular cities - this one is for Oslo, Norway. While unmarked on the back, w ...

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Lovely set of Nymolle Art Faience pieces designed by Paul Hoyrup in Denmark. This set actually features a juice glass or cup along with a trinket box that is missing its lid - but we thought they would make a nice se ...

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Lovely slender creamer designed by Kaj Franck for Arabia of Finland. We have read conflicting information about this line, but most say it was indeed designed by Kaj Franck in the late 1940s. Apparently, while the Arabia line was eve ...

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Four (4) wonderful Arabia of Finland bread plates with the Katrilli decoration. This pattern is difficult to come across, we've only had one other piece with Katrilli on it. Handpainted cobalt blue and olive green floral decoration on the rim. Has t ...

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A set of four (4) lovely, modern dots 'n lines patterned dinner plates from Finland. This is the popular "Kosmos" pattern from Arabia, designed by Gunvor Olin Grönqkvist in the 197 ...

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Large circular handmade ashtray, attributed to Doyle Lane. Yellow glaze with brown speckles throughout. Lane was originally from New Orleans, but studied and worked in Los Angeles. We haven't been able to conclusively say this is his ...

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A wonderful square Scandinavian teak bowl that we believe is fairly rare and highly desirable. The few items we've seen have all been teak wood items. We've had the good fortune to be contacted by the son of the designer who started Sowe-Kons ...

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A lovely large brown and white midcentury jar or vase produced for Rosenthal-Netter in Italy. We are uncertain if this was meant to be a jar or planter, but it would work really well in e ...

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A wonderful hand-decorated bottle vase from Nino Parrucca. Bright orange, red, yellow, blue and green colors in a scene depicting a peasant picking fruit from a tree. We aren't as familiar with the Parrucca works, but we know that th ...

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Wonderful Hanova of Pasadena small candle holder with curled handle. Orange mottled bubble enamel on steel, likely made in the 60s-70s. Hanova is known for their striking enameled dishes, bowls, planters and candle holders. We have s ...

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Lovely large oval platter by Marcrest Stetson in what we believe is called the Nordic pattern, from the 1950s. Beautiful mint leaf pattern in turquoise, brown and black. Back is marked "Hand Decorated, Made in America, Oven proof, d ...

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Four orange and white beautiful trays made by Kyes of California. We've been trying to find out more information about the Kyes company because we come across their trays quite frequently. We've only ever seen this distinctive style ...

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