a true time capsule of 1961, the 3-dimensional plaster negative relief plaques depicting a golfer, bowler and tennis player all engaged in their sport and all from the perspective of being in front of the player; each inscribed '1961 RICHTER'; Hal Richer ( German-American 1888-1976) an artist and filmmaker known for his contribution to the Dada movement. Settling in the US after fleeing Nazi Germany, spending his later years in Connecticut; good vintage condition with some small chips to edges; some rubbing to surface
Susan's energetic, colorful abstract contemporary paintings are based on her study of nature - from flowing water to rolling meadows; her use of thick brush strokes while adding and removing material creates a vivid collage of color and movement; within a thick birchwood frame; signature to lower left and on the reverse; label on reverse; good condition with no visible defects to canvas; minor wear to wooden frame
super good quality with elegant shape and small size, the serpentine parquetry top above a bombé body fitted with 2 oak-lined drawers all raised on splayed legs ending in hoof feet; maker's label 'Auffray & Co. NYC" Auffray's & Co. originated in France in the early 1800's. It established a NYC workroom and showroom on 3rd Avenue in 1941. It later spent 40 years on 56th Street and now resides 200 Lexington Avenue in the Design Building. Auffray produced superb quality French reproduction furniture for high-end department stores such as Gimbels and B.
The Marbro Lamp Company was established by Morris Markoff and his brother (Mar-bro) after World War II in the garment district of Los Angeles. While specializing in a wide selection of antiques and decorative accessories, they are best known for their high quality lamps. Lamp parts were sourced from all over the world, but always assembled in their LA shop; this fine example of a thickly modeled faceted crystal lamp with gilt-metal mounts; no chips or cracks; rewired