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Large and Impressive Glazed Ovoid-form Pot/Vessel; signed by listed ceramicist Sasha Makovkin
4832
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
San Francisco Panama Pacific Exposition of 1915 Souvenir Banner with Opening Day Button
4777
1915

the black banner with embroidered decals of the Palace of Varied Industries, flowers, and a seal; along with the opening day ribbon with button and pin;  good antique condition with minor wear to the edges; repair to ribbon;

The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but was widely seen as a way to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake

Height: 
19"
Width: 
39"
Depth: 
1"
$2,850
Available
Kent Forrest Ipsen studio glass centerpiece bowl (American, 1933-2012) blue/green with purple and gold accents. etched signature to underside
4775
dated 1972

Kent Forrest Ipsen may be regarded as one of the pioneers of the Studio Glass movement in the United States. He formerly chaired the crafts department and founded the glass program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts. His pieces are in the private collections at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Corning Museum of Glass and the Vatican Museum; etched signature 'Kent F. Ipsen '72'; excellent vintage condition

Height: 
2 3/4"
Diameter: 
17 3/4"
$2,200
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handsome pair of american carved wooden greyhounds mounted as lamps
4642
circa 1900 (now electrified)

each hand-carved seated dog with direct gaze and muscled bodies; now mounted as lamps with later custom bases; newly wired

Height: 
23" (top of carving) 35" (top of shade)
Width: 
16"
Depth: 
8 1/2"
$6,400
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custom-crafted art nouveau style wrought iron gate with stylized flower
60411
contemporary

of asymmetrical form with a lively floral head emanating from one corner; with artist's initials 'PSM', overall oxidized surface

Height: 
86"
Width: 
39"
$4,800
Available
a beautifully rendered american 1940's bronze bust of a young boy on marble plinth; signed 'JG Kendall 1945' (Gorham Co. Foundry)
3818
1940's

the richly-patinated bust of a young boy with serene direct gaze and short cropped hair; raised on a green marble plinth; excellent condition.

Height: 
14 1/4"
Width: 
5 1/2"
Depth: 
7"
$4,400
Available
a large-scaled pair of american 1940's golden-yellow glazed ceramic umbrella jars; designer Harold Holman, Alamo Pottery, San Antonio, Texas
3825
1940's

each large ribbed jar of cylindrical form decorated in a soft yellow glaze over white clay; excellent condition; with impressed 1940's model number 724

Height: 
15 3/4"
Diameter: 
11"
$1,650
Available
a beautifully rendered american hand-wrought copper maple leaf-form bowl by alfredo sciarrotta b. 1907 d. 1985; stamped: 'sciarrotta hand made, newport ri'
3382
1940's

the well-crafted leaf of thick copper with fine veining and curled edges raised on a cluster of rings; some wear to surface.

Height: 
3 3/4"
Width: 
7 1/2"
Depth: 
8"
$1,400
Available
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