Sold Archives : 2020

A fantastic whimsical Bitossi Italian turtle shaped covered box in the yellow and brown Carta Florentina pattern. Probably an Aldo Londi design, likely dates to the 60s-70s. Features incised and decorated shell with floral and clover "Florentina pape ...

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A fabulous studio pottery stoneware vase by noted San Diego potter Wayne Chapman. The thick turquoise blue-green glaze is almost lava-like, and there are dimple impressions all along the sides of the vase - sort of reminds us of a Bitters pot. Rough ...

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Fantastic, hand-made art glass vase or cup with numerous embedded bubbles within the walls, designed by Kaj Franck for iittala Finland. Have seen this line or treatment referred to as "sodium bubbles" but unsure if that's the official designation. Wo ...

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A wonderful small pottery vase attributed to Edith Heath of Heath Ceramics fame. We have always been curious about this line after first seeing them in Jack Chipman's California Pottery Scrapbook. We've now had a few of them and having recently seen ...

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A fabulous modernist design studio pottery elongated footed dish by noted designer Edmund Ronaky. The decor consists of a stylized hunter with spear in black, white and orange glaze on a light blue glaze with black highlights. Have seen this design c ...

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Lovely aquatint etching of two pigeons by Rosa Ballester. Her family was originally from Spain, but moved to Mexico and founded an etching school there. This piece is entitled "Palomas" (pigeons) and features two birds against a garden wall backdrop, ...

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Nice looking, architectural style planter pot likely from US Pottery of Paramount. White matte glaze on a ribbed cylinder form, sort of in the style of Gainey Ceramics or Architectural Pottery but we think this is Paramount because there is a pre-dri ...

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A fabulous monumental metal candelabra designed by Klaus Ullrich for Faber and Schumacher in Germany. Ullrich was a famous jewelry and gold/silversmith designer in Germany in the 1950s. Features five long arms with candleholder platforms and metal sp ...

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An adorable, Italian long cat pottery figurine designed by Aldo Londi, featuring orange glaze and incised decoration on the sides. Rough stoneware clay design with painted eyes and nose features. We usually see this piece in the Rimini Blu pattern, u ...

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A fabulous, hard to find set of three (3) studio pottery modern stoneware vases by renowned potter Victoria Littlejohn. These are brutalist pumpkin shaped forms with 12 deep ridges or fins going around the sides, small opening at top. Heavily mottled ...

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A beautiful and rare incised bulbous glass vase designed by the famed California ceramicist Harrison McIntosh for Mikasa. While McIntosh's pottery pieces are revered as icons of mid century modern design, his glass pieces are less well known and were ...

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A fabulous Greek modernist ceramic tile in wooden frame designed by Panos Valsamakis. Design features stylized mother and child depiction in white, beige and pink smooth glaze colors, surrounded by matte glaze red and black. This small but wonderful ...

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Wonderful 1960s colorful English tin tray, J.R.M design by Ian Logan. This is the desirable "Lollipop" design - pink, orange and brown floral design on purple. Great looking pop-art piece for the table, would look nice displayed in a mid-century sett ...

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Fantastic, elegant Anri Form teak single handle large bowl made in Italy in the 1960s. We aren't certain if this is a rare form, but we don't see the handled bowls frequently, and even more rarely with a single handle. Beautiful reddish-brown teak co ...

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A rare Raymor Capri porcelain after dinner coffee pot with lid, designed by Michael Lax and manufactured by Hyalyn in North Carolina. Introduced in the 1950s, the Capri line featured white porcelain pieces combined with walnut handles and accents - v ...

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