Sold Archives : 2022

A beautiful medium sized enamel on copper plate by acclaimed San Diego, California enamelist Phyllis Wallen. Great looking mid century modern abstract pattern in blue and gold with unusually detailed atomic designs and jewels. Reverse is plain speckl ...

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A fabulous Imogen Stuart cast iron or steel small religious themed wall art plaque. This piece is likely based on "The Irish Good Shepherd", we've seen a 1970s version in wood on her website that looks different, and have also seen a wax rubbing of o ...

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Fantastic modernist puzzle blue Blenko 8904 tall vase designed by Hank Adams in the 1980s. Believe this is the Azure blue color, there are also interesting texture striations or wavy lines in the glass. This is called variously the puzzle, squiggle, ...

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Fantastic large round yellow lacquered wooden tray distributed by Freeman Lederman in Japan. We have seen these shapes commonly attributed to Aomine Shigemichi and produced by NCC Japan, but have not seen any confirming evidence. The lacquer yellow i ...

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A fabulous biomorphic modernist wooden sculpture on base. Have not been able to figure out a maker on this beautiful piece, but it is very skillfully done. There are two large windows in this sensuous wooden sculpture, and the carved sculpted wood ge ...

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Wonderful large pair of modernist cocobolo wood bookends designed by Don S. Shoemaker for SeƱal Mexico in the 1950s-60s. Features a split wood log cylinder style bookend shape, top has a diagonal slant to it. Would look great paired with books, or j ...

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A beautiful small studio pottery stoneware geode bowl produced at the Chouinard Art Institute in the 1950s-60s, likelyl by the Heinos. A flattened rim bowl with alluring teal green-blue glaze in the center. Rough stoneware construction glaze brown wi ...

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An unusual Bitossi Italian modern vase with abstract purple, orange and red "squiggle" leaf designs on rough brown glazed stoneware. Believe that this is an unknown name decor, would be interested if anyone knows more about it. Interior is glazed shi ...

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Great looking Danish teak small end table from BRDR Furbo. Nice minimal design, would fit nicely with a number of different styles. Quality construction, believed to be teak or teak veneer over another type of wood. Attached together with bolt screws ...

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A fantastic Italian glass snail paperweight from the Salviati Company in Italy. Handblown heavy glass construction with dark blue polka dots against lighter blue glass. Would be a show-stopper of a piece to be displayed in a midcentury modern or Ital ...

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Fantastic signed red enamel bowl by Jade Snow Wong. She was an influential enamelist, potter and author who worked in San Francisco. Her book, Fifth Chinese Daughter, became a classic Asian American work of literature. Several other enamelis ...

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A lovely small ceramic studio vase with black and white design attributed to Santa Barbara City College ceramics instructor Barbara Loebman. Marked on bottom with Loebman stamp and 2 stickers. ...

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Fantastic Bitossi Italian pottery horse sculpture designed by Aldo Londi. Unusual colorway with shiny yellow glazed saddle, mane and tail, and the rest of the body thinly glazed a light gray color. Have only seen this glaze combination on a horse onc ...

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