Signed lower left; Paul Immel was born in Helena, Montana in 1864. Immel studied at the Ball School of Art in Minneapolis and in 1924 moved to Los Angeles where he further studied at Otis Art Institute, later moving to Seattle, Washington. Immel is known for his watercolor floral studies and was a member of the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters and the Northwest Watercolor Society; excellent condition with nice clear colors; some wear to blonde-stained wooden frame
the meticulously crafted chest with book-match veneered rosewood rectangular top with concave front; above three similarly veneered drawers fitted with shell-form enameled pulls, centering well-figured walnut burl wood panels; raised on inlaid turned supports; with metal identification label "Robert W. Irwin, Grand Rapids"; excellent condition with refreshed finish; some rubbing to enameled pulls
Each custom bead-embellished silk pillow with gold braid and fringe; the silk reverse panel with braid detail; designed and made by Morrison & Company (metal label attached) originally sold through Baker, Knapp & Tubbs; two square and one rectangular; the rectangular pillow with water stain to reverse panel; overall good condition with beads intact
incised signature to underside "Dave & Boni Deal 88"; of tall ovoid shape decorated overall with impressed leaves on a metallic, rainbow effect raku glaze; the western version of raku was developed in the 20th century by studio potters. typically fired at high temperatures, the wares are placed in an open-air container filled with combustible material, unlike the traditional Japanese method. the western process can give a great variety and depth of colors and surface effects as seen with this vase; good vintage condition with no chips or cracks
set includes a circular glass-topped dining table, 6 arm chairs and a 2-tiered serving cart with glass shelves; Brown Jordan is the one of the world’s finest makers of high quality, luxury outdoor furniture.
the vintage 5-piece aluminum set consisting of a circular glass-top table with openwork splayed supports along with four barrel-back chairs; excellent sturdy condition with new gray powder coating and pale blue cushions
a nice example of an early abstract expressionist painting conveying the emotional expression and depth of field through layered spontaneous brush strokes; unsigned; The AE movement originated in New York in the 1940s and 1950s emphasizing an artist's liberty to convey attitudes and emotions through nontraditional and nonrepresentational means. Leading figures were Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning; professionally cleaned; craquelure; canvas re-stretched on new frame; the canvas floating within a gray stained oak frame