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A Stylish Mid-century Game Table Upholstered in Taupe Leather, by Barnard & Simonds Furniture Co., Rochester, NY
4851
1950's

the square table with serpentine sides adorned with black hand-tooled perimeter border; raised on faux bamboo supports; new leather upholstery; Barnard and Simonds Co. (1898-1967), Rochester, NY, moving to Grand Rapids, MI in 1959; purchased by Baker Furniture in 1967

Height: 
30"
Width: 
30"
Depth: 
30"
$6,875
Available
Large and Impressive Glazed Ovoid Pot/Vessel; signed by listed ceramicist Sasha Mokovkin (1928-2003)
4848
1968

Sasha Makovkin typically threw pieces which his wife Susan decorated. His work ranged from functional stoneware forms to sculpture and architectural installations. Makovkin dug the stoneware clay he used for his functional pieces from Mt Tamalpias.

Height: 
16"
Diameter: 
15"
$2,750
Available
Large and Impressive Glazed Ovoid-form Pot/Vessel; signed by listed ceramicist Sasha Makovkin
4848
1968

Sasha Makovkin typically threw pieces which his wife Susan decorated. His work ranged from functional stoneware forms to sculpture and architectural installations. Makovkin dug the stoneware clay he used for his functional pieces from Mt Tamalpias. Long before it was popular, Makovkin fired his work in a diesel fueled kiln using a mixture of used motor oils. 1954-1957 Heath Ceramics, Sausalito, California; 1966-1970 College of the Redwoods, Mendocino, California; 1988-1989 Artists (with his wife Susan) in Residence at Princeton Seminary, New Jersey

Height: 
16"
Diameter: 
14"
$2,750
Available
4779
1960's

with high and enclosed hollowed-out back above a loose cushion seat; resting on wooden legs joined by an H-stretcher; excellent vintage condition; newly upholstered; the Porter's chair was placed at the front door to be used by a household servant who awaited a visitor's knock. The design enveloped the servant for warmth and protection from the cold breezes as the door was opened and closed. 

Height: 
57"
Seat height: 
20"
Width: 
32"
Depth: 
32"
$5,200
Available
A Whimsically Assembled Circular Mirror of Antique Wooden Shoe Molds
4804
molds circa 1910, mirror assembled later

wonderfully re-purposed mirror of solid construction composed of 33 wooden shoe molds mounted on a circular wooden frame; overall wear and patina with areas of missing wood

 

Depth: 
5"
Diameter: 
overall 41" (mirror plate 21")
$5,200
Available
An Expressive Bronze Sculpture of a Diver
60500
1960's

the diver in a cantilever pose just as he is pushing off from the diving block; unsigned; minor wear to surface paint

Height: 
14"
Width: 
14"
Depth: 
6.25"
$2,200
Available
oil on board; A Colorful American Mid-century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4792
1950's

a good example of abstract expressionism with its bold, thickly applied paint in the impasto style with great depth of color; good vintage condition; all in an ebonized wooden frame; remnants of gallery and framing company labels on reverse; signed lower right

Height: 
37"
Width: 
25"
$3,850
Available
oil on board: Impressionist Seascape Painting signed 'Hugo Melville Fisher'
4781
1920's

a good example of American Impressionism with its thickly applied paint capturing the shifting effect of light and color; Hugo Melville Fisher (1878-1946) was active in California and is best known for his seascape and marine paintings.  Born in Brooklyn, and the son of artist Hugo Anton Fisher, the Fisher family moved to Alameda, California in 1886.

Height: 
29.5"
Width: 
34.5"
Depth: 
1.5"
$5,450
Available
a chic 6-light chandelier with radiating crystal fronds
4755
1970's

with radiating crystal arms surrounding the central support emanating 6 arms above a similar body with three additional lights for a total of nine bulbs; excellent condition with no missing crystals

Height: 
30"
Diameter: 
30"
$5,400
Available
47221
1950's

the four barrel-back chairs, all with faux bamboo wooden supports; new leather upholstery; Barnard & Simonds Co. (1898-1967) Rochester, NY moving to Grand Rapids, MI in 1959, purchased by Baker Furniture in 1967

Height: 
32"
Seat height: 
18"
Width: 
25"
Depth: 
26"
$12,400
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