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5144
dated 1988

incised signature to underside "Dave & Boni Deal 88"; of tall ovoid shape decorated overall with impressed leaves on a metallic, rainbow effect raku glaze; the western version of raku was developed in the 20th century by studio potters. typically fired at high temperatures, the wares are placed in an open-air container filled with combustible material, unlike the traditional Japanese method. the western process can give a great variety and depth of colors and surface effects as seen with this vase; good vintage condition with no chips or cracks

Height: 
24.5"
Diameter: 
9.5"
$2,200
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5140
circa 1900

 of extra large scale and composed of contrasting metals; with wide protruding mouth connected to the ovoid copper body by a brass riveted ring all joined by a large brass ear or handle; good antique condition with overall even wear and patination

Height: 
25"
Width: 
17.5"
Depth: 
13"
$2,750
Large Raku-glazed Studio Pottery Ovoid-form Pot
4919
1960's

with everted neck above a compressed body covered overall in an iridescent multi-layered glaze of cobalt blue, greens and yellow; incised signature to underside; The Western version of Raku was developed in the 20th century by studio potters. Typically fired at high temperatures, the wares are placed in an open-air container filled with combustible material, unlike the traditional Japanese method. The Western process can give a great variety and depth of colors and surface effects as seen with this pot; good vintage condition with no chips or cracks

Height: 
14"
Diameter: 
14"
$1,650
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A Well-crafted 1960's Folk Art Mixed-wood Vessel
4959
1960's

this handsome one-of-a-kind hand-crafted vase of beautifully figured walnut and birdseye maple; good vintage condition with professional repair to base of neck

Height: 
12"
Diameter: 
14.25"
$2,550
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Large Pair of Art Pottery Stoneware Glazed Lamps
5012
dated 1974

each heavy hand-thrown stoneware lamp with incised abstract decoration; each signed "RT74"; possibly by artist Ron Taylor who studied under Ken Ferguson at the Kansas City Art Institute; good overall vintage condition; rewired

Height: 
20" (top of ceramic) 33" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
10"
$4,650
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​​​​​A Handsome Vintage Pair of Signed Studio Crafted Pottery Stoneware Lamps
4938
1960's

each signed and hand-thrown jar-form pot decorated with abstract foliate fronds; all glazed in earth tone colors of russet, brown and ochre; excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks; rewired; Eric Norstad (1924-2013) was an American potter and architect who worked primarily on the west coast of the United States.

Height: 
14" (top of ceramic) 26" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
8.5" 9"
$3,250
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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")
$2,850
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A Handsome French Circular Triptych Vanity Mirror with Cerused Oak Backplate
50117
circa 1900

the cerused oak blackplate centering a beveled mirror flanked by 2 similar mirrors with mirrors on the reverse; fitted with a steel and chrome hinged framework; age to plates; good antique condition

Height: 
17.5" (open)
Width: 
41.5" (open)
Depth: 
2.75" (closed)
Diameter: 
17.5 (overall closed) 12" (mirror plates)
$2,800
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

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