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Lost City Arts

About Lost City Arts
Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.
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Fontana Arte Glass and Patinated Brass Wall Mount Coat Hook, Italy 1950s
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful and elegant coat hook by Fontana Arte, Italy. Ideal for a front hall entry or dressing room.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coat Racks and Stands

Materials

Brass

Max Ingrand Ceiling Mounted Wall Lights for Fontana Arte, Italy 1959
By Fontana Arte, Max Ingrand
Located in New York, NY
These rare lights were custom made for an apartment in Valenza, Italy. We believe they are four of only eight made, the other four kept by the family. They mount to the ceiling but t...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Bent Sorensen Abstract Black & White Painting on Board, Denmark, 1990s
By Bent Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
Bent Sorensen is best known as a sculptor, but he started out as a painter. Around 1948, he met the group of Danish and international artists connected to the Galerie Denise René in...
Category

1990s Danish Paintings

Materials

Wood, Paint

Gio Ponti Sketch "Disegni per Vasi Incrociatifor", Italy 1950
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully whimsical concept drawing of a vase. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Drawings

Materials

Paper

Niels Esmann & Hans C. Jensen Geometric Red Pendant Wall Light, Denmark 1960s
Located in New York, NY
A strong midcentury designed pendant with the original teak and brass wall bracket. The height is as seen in the photos but can me adjusted longer or shorter.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass, Steel

Ceramic Sculptural Vase by Henrik Folsgaard, Denmark, 2020
By Henrik Folsgaard
Located in New York, NY
We recently acquired several pieces by contemporary Danish ceramicist Henrik Folsgaard. His work is reminiscent of American ceramic artist George Ohr whose work was considered an ear...
Category

2010s Danish Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Gio Ponti Sketch "Disegni per Vasi Incrociatifor", Italy, 1950
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully whimsical concept drawing of two vases. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Drawings

Materials

Paper

Frederick William MacMonnies Bronze "Pan of Rohallion", USA 1990s Conceived 1890
Located in New York, NY
Frederick William MacMonnies (American, 1863-1937) Pan of Rohallion, conceived 1890 Bronze with brown patina. Inscribed on reverse: Frederick MacMonnies Stamped on reverse: H. Rouard...
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1990s American Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

BAG Turgi Copper and Perspex Sconces, Switzerland, 1960s
By BAG Turgi
Located in New York, NY
Post-constructivist sconces by the Swiss design and manufacturing company BAG Turgi, 1960s. The geometric design is composed of Perspex and copper and steel.
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Copper, Steel

Italian Brass & White Metal Shade Mid-century Style Sconces
Located in New York, NY
An impressive and large pair of contemporary Italian sconces in the style of the Classic designs of the period.
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Sven Aage Holm Sorensen Torch Cut Brass Brutalist Sconces, Denmark, 1960s
By Holm Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
These Brutalist sconces are enhanced by the subtle torch cut and patination techniques that were the distinctive quality of Sorensen's work.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Art Deco Table Lamp, France, 1930s
Located in New York, NY
A classically simple Art Deco design. The shade adjusts vertically so it can be positioned directly down, up or any position in between.
Category

Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Machine Age Table Lamp, USA 1930s
Located in New York, NY
A Classic example of the simplicity and Art Deco influence on the Machine Age designs. From the wooden base to the fabulous finial it's all you expect from the period.
Category

Vintage 1930s American Machine Age Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum

Fontana Arte Bis Table Lamp with Chrome Base and Black Glass, Italy, 1960s
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
A masterpiece from Fontana Arte, this table lamp is a light and delicate design for a sophisticated home.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Fontana Arte 'Clessidra" Wall Lights by Bobo Piccoli, Italy, 1970s
By Fontana Arte
Located in New York, NY
These lights are made with glass panels that have been sandblasted to create the design and are housed in a shallow white metal frame. Available as a pair or singly.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Steel

Warren Platner Glass Top Chrome Coffee Table for Knoll, USA 1970s
By Warren Platner
Located in New York, NY
One of Knoll's most enduring designs. The Platner series looks as fresh as it did when it was designed fifty years ago.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Chrome

Large Hand Blown Blue Glass Vase by Per Lutken for Holmegaard, Denmark 1960s
By Per Lutken for Holmegaard
Located in New York, NY
Lütken designed more than 3,000 pieces of glass for Holmegaard, for whom he worked from 1942 and until his death in 1998.
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Corner Sofa/Settee, Italy, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
A striking piece and a versatile scale. It has a big look but doesn't have a large footprint.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Settees

Materials

Velvet

Ornate Decorative Cast Bronze Mirror, France, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
A remarkably beautiful mirror with subtle details. Unfortunately we couldn't establish a maker but everything about it's construction is impressive.
Category

Vintage 1940s French Wall Mirrors

Materials

Bronze

Gaetano Sciolari Geometric Chrome Panel and Lucite Cube Chandelier, Italy, 1960s
By Gaetano Sciolari
Located in New York, NY
A rare and impressive chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari. The chrome panels create a wonderful effect reflecting the light at every angle. There is some discoloration to the Lucite cubes...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Stilnovo Model 2021/1 Brass & Glass Sconces, Italy, 1960s
By Stilnovo
Located in New York, NY
A simply elegant design and an impressive scale make these sconces a rare find. In original condition including the brass ring at the top of the tapered glass shade. Two pair are ava...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Brass

Walnut & Oak Round Coffee Table by Oluf Lund, Denmark 2018
By Oluf Lund
Located in New York, NY
A contemporary design in the Scandinavian tradition by Oluf Lund. Lund studied furniture design at the Aarhus School of Architecture. In his workshop he designs and develops his furn...
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2010s Danish Scandinavian Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Oak, Walnut

Mid-Century Black Lacquered & Upholstered Lounge Chairs, Italy 1950s
By Guglielmo Ulrich
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful pair of mid-century Italian lounge chairs that have been restored and reupholstered with a fabulous fabric.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Edward F Caldwell & Co. Silvered Bronze Neoclassical Revival Sconces, USA 1900s
By Edward F. Caldwell & Co.
Located in New York, NY
Well known for their extraordinary quality and design these Caldwell sconces live up to their reputation. They are documented in the Smithsonian archives in Binder 6 on page 40.
Category

Early 20th Century American Neoclassical Revival Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Bronze

Miguel Berrocal "Mini Cariatide" Puzzle Sculpture, Italy 1968
By Miguel Ortiz Berrocal
Located in New York, NY
Spanish born Miguel Berrocal (1933-2006), blended his multifaceted education into near alchemical feats of sculptural work. This miniature torso of a woman, is a three dimensional pu...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Sculptures

Materials

Chrome

White Midcentury Style Italian Desk Lamp or Wall Light
Located in New York, NY
Made in Italy this desk lamp has the look of the period versions at a fraction of the cost.
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Iron

Boudoir Bench by Lost City Arts
Located in New York, NY
A wonderfully elegant and simple design. This is a custom order with 6 yds COM (5 ft) and your choice of wood finish. It can be made in variety of sizes.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Benches

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Black Pendant Light with Glass Discs, Italy, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
A great looking period chandelier that can be adjusted for height giving it great flexibility. Each diffused glass disc is set in a brass ring creating a soft downward light while st...
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Steel

Brutalist Bronze Gilt Floral Table with Glass Top by Lost City Arts
By Curtis Jere
Located in New York, NY
This table is a copy of a vintage piece we loved and decided to produce. It also comes in a lower model 16" in height.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Coc...

Materials

Steel

Pair of Italian Midcentury Sconces Attributed to Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte
By Max Ingrand
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful pair of bevel cut and frosted glass sconces that have been rewired with American candelabra sockets.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Steel

Murano Facetted Gray Glass "Battuto" Vase signed Alberto Dona, Italy 2017
By Alberto Donà
Located in New York, NY
Alberto Donà was born in Italy in 1944. He began working in the glass field at the age of 13. He worked with many masters in Murano during the 60's. In the early 70's Donà opened h...
Category

2010s Italian Vases

Materials

Blown Glass

Bode Willumsen for Royal Copenhagen Stoneware Vase with Gargoyles
By Bode Willumsen
Located in New York, NY
A rare piece by Bode Willumsen with applied gargoyle dragon handles and a Sung glaze. The underside is fully marked with three waves, "20125," and the Bode Willumsen imprint.
Category

Vintage 1940s Danish Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Italian High Back Bench/Settee by Lost City Arts
Located in New York, NY
Based on a vintage Italian piece the distinctive quality being the shallow depth which allows use in small spaces but maintains its presence due to the high back. This is a custom or...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Settees

Materials

Wood, Fabric

Italian Style Settee by Lost City Arts
By Cesare Lacca
Located in New York, NY
A distinctly Italian design both seductive and comfortable. This is a custom order with 12 yds COM and your choice of wood finish.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Settees

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Mid Century Style Wing Settee by Lost City Arts
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in New York, NY
An interpretation of a classic design with great proportions. This is a custom order with 12 yds COM and your choice of wood finish.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Settees

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Hardrill & Horstmann Counterpoise Articulating Desk Lamp, England 1950s
By Hadrill & Horstman
Located in New York, NY
An early version of the articulating desk lamp with the additional appeal of the attractive and functional counter balance.
Category

Vintage 1950s English Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Murano Glass Chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
One of a series of chandeliers that were originally in a casino in Italy. They have a spectacular look due to the shape of the Murano glass elements that hang from the frame. We have...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
One of a series of chandeliers that were originally in a casino in Italy. They have a spectacular look due to the shape of the Murano glass elements that hang from the frame. We have...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
One of a series of chandeliers that were originally in a casino in Italy. They have a spectacular look due to the shape of the Murano glass elements that hang from the frame. We have...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Murano Glass Chandelier by Mazzega, Italy, 1970s
By Mazzega
Located in New York, NY
One of a series of chandeliers that were originally in a casino in Italy. They have a spectacular look due to the shape of the Murano glass elements that hang from the frame. We have...
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Murano Glass

Large Ceramic Midcentury Bulbous Red Vase, Italy 1960s
Located in New York, NY
A striking piece of Italian art pottery with a vibrant decoration.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Abstract Bronze Sculpture by Chissotti Filippo, Italy 1960s
By Filippo Chiss
Located in New York, NY
Flippo Chissotti, also known as Chiss, studied at the Albertina Academy where he had sculptor Marino Marini as his teacher. In the first years of the post-war period he held his firs...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Børge Mogensen Oak and Leather Lounge Chairs, Denmark, 1960s
By Børge Mogensen
Located in New York, NY
A rare set of low lounge chairs with frames of solid oak. The seat and back with patinated brown grain leather. These examples were manufactured by Fredericia Stolefabrik. Two of th...
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Leather, Oak

Glass and Iron Magiscope Sculpture by Feliciano Béjar, Mexico, 1980s
By Feliciano Béjar
Located in New York, NY
A spectacular example of Béjar’s Magiscope sculptures. He is known for his experimental sculpture using metal, crystal, plastic and stained glass. Béjar, 1920-2007, has had one man s...
Category

Late 20th Century Mexican Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Abstract Bronze Sculpture by Chissotti Filippo, Italy, 1960s
By Filippo Chiss
Located in New York, NY
Flippo Chissotti, also known as Chiss, studied at the Albertina Academy where he had sculptor Marino Marini as his teacher. In the first years of the post-war period he held his firs...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Harry Bertoia Child's Chair in White with Original Knoll Seat Pad, USA 1960s
By Knoll, Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
A universally recognized design, this Bertoia child's chair has a white seat with a black base and the original turquoise seat pad.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Children's Furniture

Materials

Steel

Mid-Century Six Arm Chandelier, Italy, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
A whimsical design that has an appealing lightness while filling a large space.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Scandinavian Mid-Century Stoneware Vase by Arne Bang, Denmark, 1950s
By Arne Bang
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful and subtle bud vase by Arne Bang, the vase is adorned with small applied flowers and with a wonderful rusty orange glaze that crawls with hints of green.
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Stoneware

Rufino Tamayo Mixografia Print 21/75, Mexico 1970s
By Rufino Tamayo
Located in New York, NY
In 1973 Tamayo was invited by a lithograph and printmaker, to collaborate on a suite of prints at Taller de Gráfica Mexicana in Mexico City. Mixografia® was developed in direct respo...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mexican Prints

Materials

Paper

Group of Mounted Natural Sea Stone Specimens from Denmark
Located in New York, NY
A delightful grouping of stones from the shores of the island of Mon in Denmark. Each stone is unique with the result of years of erosion and shaping. They are individually priced, t...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Group of Mounted Natural Sea Stone Specimens from Denmark
Located in New York, NY
A delightful grouping of stones from the shores of the island of Mon in Denmark. Each stone is unique with the result of years of erosion and shaping. They are individually priced fr...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Danish Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Carl Harry Stalhane Stoneware Vase for Rörstrand, Sweden, 1950s
By Carl-Harry Stålhane
Located in New York, NY
A lovely vase with a wonderful form and glaze.
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Stoneware

Vintage Model of Danish Mid-Century Corner Chair
Located in New York, NY
Apprentice cabinet makers would make models of furniture as a part of their training. A lovely addition for a collector of miniature chairs and a generally appealing decorative acces...
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Teak

Limited Edition Sterling Silver Gong Style Pendant Designed by Harry Bertoia
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This pendant design was originally hand tooled in the 1970s at the Bertoia shop in Bally, Pennsylvania. Bertoia contemplated a complete line of jewelry since the 1940s pieces had bee...
Category

2010s American Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Sterling Silver

Robert Indiana "Untitled" Oil on Canvas, USA 1959
By Robert Indiana
Located in New York, NY
Robert Indiana first emerged on the wave of Pop Art that engulfed the art world in the early 1960s. Bold and visually dazzling, his work embraced the vocabulary of highway signs and ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Paint

American Studio Crafts Movement Walnut Two-Drawer Stand, USA 1960s
Located in New York, NY
This piece although unidentified shows signs of the great makers of the period. Unable to determine if it is by the likes of Wendell Castle, Sam Maloof or Wharton Esherick it clearly...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Walnut

Orrefors Signed Crystal Eagle Sculpture by Olle Alberius, Sweden 1980s
By Olle Alberius
Located in New York, NY
A gifted former ceramic designer for Rörstrand pottery, Olle Alberius came to Orrefors in 1971, and is known for utilizing numerous techniques, including Ariel, Ravenna, and graal, t...
Category

Vintage 1980s Swedish Animal Sculptures

Materials

Crystal

Nanna Ditzel ND83 Lounge Chair Upholstered in Blue Fabric, Denmark, 1950s
By Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel
Located in New York, NY
Ditzel was nicknamed the “First Lady of Danish Furniture Design” by the Scandinavian Furniture Fair. These chairs are a Fine example of her outstanding design skills in addition to b...
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Fabric, Oak

K-3 Low Leather Chair by Kirsten Jones & Adam Bottomley for KOI, England, 2000s
Located in New York, NY
The English company, KOI, produces some of the most interesting and beautifully proportioned chairs. Each piece is hand made from tanned saddle leather which is skillfully hand-stitc...
Category

Early 2000s English Chairs

Materials

Nickel

Gunnar Nylund Matte Glaze Stoneware Bowl for Rostrand, Denmark 1950s
By Gunnar Nylund, Röstrand
Located in New York, NY
A simple form with sparse decoration and a beautiful glaze.
Category

Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Ceramics

Materials

Stoneware

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