this elegant and well-crafted executive desk of beautifully-figured oak fitted with 2 drawer banks and a center drawer; the whole raised on steel rod supports; excellent condition with refinished surface; steel rods polished and lacquered.
the long rectangular waterfall top with inset black leather writing surface; all over 3 drawers with the opposite side fitted with a leather writing slide; raised on solid polished rectilinear supports; excellent vintage condition
As one person described Arthur Court's San Francisco shop, "it's a world of wonders - elegant and exotic". A new and innovative aluminum casting process led Arthur and Arthur Court Designs into a new era. His unique aluminum furniture and accessories featured cast antler chandeliers, chairs, tables and bookcases.
Department stores across the United States brought his aluminum creations to loyal followers and collectors; reupholstered in brown cowhide.
this finely executed large and heavy centerpiece depicting 3 costumed male acrobats standing on a circular, stepped base, each arching backwards supporting a boldly-scaled bowl of overlapping leaves emanating from a floral bud; by Piero Figura, Milan, Italy: a multi-faceted modern-day Peter Pan - architect, set and costume designer, and artist who has created wondrous objects for Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Harrods, blending reality and fantasy/classical and modern.