Sunday, September 17, 2017
KANJI: Rare Earthy Mid Century (1960s) Semi-Brutalist Style Ceramic/Clay Table Lamps Signed with a Monogram Featuring the Initials: HB. The Kanji (Japanese character) featured on each lamp translates to "child" or "seed". It also represents the first sigh of the Japanese Zodiac (Junishi): "The Rat". I'm still researching the monogram of the ceramist.
Approximately 23.5 inches (59.6 cm) tall with a shade.
6.75 inches (17.2 cm) wide.
3 inches (7.6 cm) deep.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
FRENCH ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE FROM A TORONTO MOVIE THEATRE: Four Superb 1920s Art Deco Wall Lights Featuring Frosted/Clear Moulded Glass Shades Set into Silvered Bronze V Shaped Sculpted Frames. Made by JEAN NOVERDY, France. Each shade is signed: DEPOSE, NOVERDY, FRANCE. They possess a LALIQUE appearance.
Monday, September 11, 2017
MIRROR MIRROR...GIVE ME A HOME ON YOUR WALL: I just acquired this Vintage Architectural Gilded Mirror from the home of a local interior designer. It features distressed glass for added character.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
PIER 1: Love this Original Oil on Canvas Framed Abstract Painting by Toronto Artist, ANTHONY SOWDEN. Circa 1973.
MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURES: Quality Mid Century (1950s-60s) Ceramic Table Lamp Adorned with Various Mythological Figures. Found in N.Y.
23 inches tall to the base of the socket. The harp is adjustable.
Friday, September 1, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017
IMPOSING STATURE: Monumental Mid Century Silver Leafed Hollywood Glam Chalk-ware Table Lamp in the Manner or James Mont. Complete with a vintage silver leafed parchment shade. Circa 1950-60. Found in N.Y.
37.5 inches (94.3 cm) tall to the base of the socket.
12 inches (30.5 cm) in diameter.
FULL OF GRACE: Pair of 18th Century Style Quality Solid Cast Bronze French Wall Lights. Made in France. Circa 1900-1920.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Mid Century Abstract Oil on Masonite Painting Titled: "THE HOLY AND THE RUMOR" by WERNER M. BRINER (1925-1998). Rochester N.Y. artist. Circa: Mid 1960s. Provenance: MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, Rochester, N.Y.
BRASS BEAUTIES: Two Large Vintage (1960s-70s) Hand Pounded Brass Vases of Classic and Timeless Form.
One measures 7.8 inches (20cm) in diameter and the other is 6.25 inches (15.8 cm) in diameter.
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Large Mid Century (1960s) Hand Painted Lava Textured Ceramic Ashtray Designed by ALVINO BAGNI for RAYMOR. Made in ITALY.
RURAL MASSACHUSETTS: Sweet Vintage Oil on Panel Landscape Painting of BRIMFIELD, Massachusetts...home of the world's most famous outdoor antique fair!!! Signed verso: C.B. KNIGHT.
Image size: 16 inches (40.6 cm) wide by 12 inches (30.4 cm) tall.
Friday, August 25, 2017
RUSTIC BEAUTY: Late 19th to Early 20th Century Wood and Iron Farm Pulley. This could make for a cool Light Fixture!
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
ASHTRAY PASSION: Italian Mid Century (1960s) Quality Hand Painted Ceramic Ashtray Featuring a Floral Bouquet. Made for RAYMOR in ITALY.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Mid Century Modern (1950s) Conical Articulating Aluminum Wall Light. Made by Remcraft Lighting Products, Miami Florida. Can also be used outside. All original.
MOTHER AND CHILD: Early 20th Century print with overpaint in a superbly gilded Hand Carved Wood frame. 1920s or earlier.
Image size: 10.5 inches (26.6 cm) tall by 7 inches (17.6 cm) wide.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Two Handsome Antique (1900-1920s) Lawn Bowling Bowls/Balls made of LIGNUM VITAE with inset Ivory. One is made by THOMAS TAYLOR, Glasgow Scotland. The other is made by JACQUES AND SONS, London England.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
10.5 inches wide.
The stone slice in 1.6 inches thick.
The base is 3.25 inches deep.