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Pasadena, CA
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About Galerie Sommerlath

Galerie Sommerlath is an art and antiques shop specializing in American and European 20th Century design, in LA's arts-centric neighborhood of Culver City. Before beginning her career in Paris, French-born owner Michele Sommerlath was raised in Morocco, an early life experience which informed her superb taste for design and color. After three decades, her passion for design is still evident.

Galerie Sommerlath

1stdibs Dealer Since 2006

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20th Century Specialists

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Featured Pieces

"Yuna" Woodblock from the Collection of Atami Museum, Shizuoka
Located in Pasadena, CA
The lithograph made by an unknown painter depicts Yuna (bath-room women), working at public bath-houses. They were actually prostitutes as well. It was in the late 16th century when...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Japonisme Prints

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Paper, Wood

Woodblock of Karashishi by Kano Eitoku
Located in Pasadena, CA
Karashishi was a lion protector in Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism. They originated in China, shi, meaning lion. Kano Eitoku (1543-1590) was a Japanese painter of the Azuchi– Momoy...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Japonisme Prints

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Wood, Paper

"Courtesans Smoking Opium" Woodblock
Located in Pasadena, CA
In the late 16th century when people enjoyed a greater license that is condoned today, there were numerous courtesans to be found. This piece depicts a group of these women relaxing...
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Antique 17th Century Japanese Japonisme Prints

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Wood, Paper

Oil Knife Painting of an Indian Dancer
Located in Pasadena, CA
Graceful knife painting of an Indian dancer. The use of the knife instead of the brush gives the subject a lot of texture and strength.
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Mid-20th Century Paintings

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Wood, Paint

Brown Faux-Ostrich Swivel Hand Chair
Located in Pasadena, CA
Quirky, very comfy chocolate brown five-finger swivel chair. Each finger can be used as a backrest. It also features a poach for magazines in its back between 2 fingers.   
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Swivel Chairs

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Naugahyde

"Untitled 3/11" Signed L. Siekman
Located in Pasadena, CA
A petite, black and white X-ray serigraph, signed L. Siekman.
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Prints

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Plexiglass, Wood, Paper

Etched Pewter Coffee Table by Christian Krekels
By Christian Krekels
Located in Pasadena, CA
Amazing and rare etched pewter top coffee table by Christian Krekels. The top inserts in a 2" thick solid rosewood skirt (diameter: 43.5"). The base which resembles Saarinen bases is...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Aluminum, Copper, Pewter

Maison Lunel Floor Lamp
By Lunel
Located in Pasadena, CA
Charming 1950s floor lamp designed by Maison Lunel, Paris, France. Each lamp is comprised of four lamp holders in brass cages supported by cone-shaped red plexiglass supports. The w...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass, Steel

Ceramic and Orange Glaze Drip Lamp
By Vallauris
Located in Pasadena, CA
A ceramic table lamp features a unique finish of orange and cream dripped glaze.
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Ceramic

Lithograph of a Woman Portait by Pablo Picasso
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Pasadena, CA
This endearing lithograph of a woman titled, "Francoise au bandeau" was drawn by Pablo Picasso in 1946. The original drawing can be seen at the Picasso museum in Paris. The lithogra...
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Mid-20th Century French Modern Prints

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Paper

"Danseuse Assise" 'Sitting Dancer' Lithograph by Henri Matisse
By Henri Matisse
Located in Pasadena, CA
The original drawing of this lithograph has been made in 1939 by Henri Matisse with blended stump and charcoal on Montval paper and it was printed on the occasion of Matisse Estate i...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

"Within & Without" Lithograph by Deborah Keyes
Located in Pasadena, CA
A sleek, abstract geometric graphic lithograph by Deborah Keyes, depicting a small square within a circle in the middle of vast, orange negative space. Numbered 3/10 and signed.
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Late 20th Century American Modern Prints

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Wood, Paper

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