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1950's 'Kongo' Vase by Bodo Mans for Bay Keramik, West Germany
5189
1959

the tall ovoid vase designed in 1959 by Bodo Mans; adorned overall with colorful enameled patches on a black matte ground; incised mark to underside; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; minor overall rubbing to surface

Height: 
16"
Diameter: 
7"
$1,250
Available
Mid-Century Modern Marquetry Inlaid Birch Chest of Drawers; Possibly Swedish
4912
1950's

the rectangular top above a frieze drawer inlaid with elegant scrolling rinceau centering a lined keyhole, over two long drawers fitted with wreath form brass pulls; raised on short tapering slanted legs; verso pencil inscription and dated twice "1951"; excellent vintage condition; professionally polished

Height: 
28"
Width: 
36"
Depth: 
17.5"
$7,250
Available
Gouache, Charcoal and Pastel on Paper; Mid-century Drawing of a Ballerina
5063
1950's

the abstract expressionist drawing of a graceful ballerina dancing to Swan Lake in a deep bow; excellent vintage condition with only minor discoloration to paper; new acid-free matte; later cerused oak frame; with illegible signature

Height: 
27" site: 20"
Width: 
21" site: 13"
Depth: 
1.5"
$2,250
Available
Good Pair of Moroccan Carved and Inlaid Square Upholstered Stools
60539
mid-20th Century

the square upholstered seat above a stick and ball carved openwork apron surrounded by an intricately inlaid body; raised on square supports joined by arabesque spandrels all over turned feet; good vintage condition with overall even wear and patina; small areas of replaced inlay; new leather upholstery

$7,850
Watercolor on paper: Paul Immel (1896-1964) White Flowers in a Blue Bowl
5039
1950s

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

 

 

Height: 
25.75"
Width: 
35"
Depth: 
1.75"
$3,250
Available
Pair Signed Camille Tharaud (1878-1956) Enameled Porcelain Lamps; Limoges
5025
1950s

Designed by Marbro Lamp Co., each ovoid-form lamp decorated with slender wheat sheaths resting on a gilt-metal base over an ebonized wooden stand; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; re-wired and re-gilded; signed on underside; Camille Tharaud first studied chemistry as a young man, but after an injury during WWI, he convalesced in Limoges, France where he began his work with porcelain, opening up his own factory in 1920.

Height: 
20" (top of porcelain) 33" (top of shade)
Width: 
8"
Depth: 
8"
$6,850
Available
5105
1950s

this whimsical train set consisting of five interlocking pieces: Locomotive, Tank Car, Hopper, Coal Car and the Caboose; excellent vintage condition; wheels work smoothly; minor wear and scuffs

Height: 
3.5"-5"
Width: 
7"-9"
Depth: 
4"
$650
Available
Oil on Canvas: American School Mid-Century Abstract Expressionist Painting
4731
1950s

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

Height: 
40.5"
Width: 
36.5"
Depth: 
2"
$6,800
Available
4941
dated 1950

this beautifully decorated lamp of ovoid form finely painted overall with large floral stems in rich shades of blue, green and ochre all on a mottled pale blue ground; with subtle gilt decoration; artist signed and dated 1950; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks, rewired; with custom giltwood base

Height: 
17" (top of ceramic) 29" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
11"
$2,750
Available
5119
1950

each large lamp of bulbous form with long everted neck above on ovoid body raised on a brass base; all in a swirling silver and gold faux marble glaze; excellent vintage condition with minor wear; patina to metal bases; rewired 

Height: 
20.5" (top of ceramic) 33.5" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
9"
$4,650

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