each with long walnut neck above an ovoid salt-glazed body with incised ivory striping; all raised on four brass spheres over a splayed brass plinth; excellent vintage condition with minor wear; rewired
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.
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
Excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; KöniglichePorzellanManufaktur, or KPM (established 1723) was a fundamental part of the landscape of the European decorative arts in the 19th Century, and was, and still is, one of the most prolific producers of luxury porcelain
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.
this stylish Hollywood Regency gilt-brass and crystal pendant light fitted with over-scaled round faceted crystal elements; rewired with 6 chandelier bulbs with a maximum of 60 watts each; excellent vintage condition with no chips or missing crystals
composed of ruby-trimmed, gilt-flecked glass; each with baluster support surrounded by voluted scrolls, with scrolled candle arms terminating in sockets set with matching shades, alternating with downscrolled voluted tendrils; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; no missing elements; rewired