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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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Hans Wegner Teak Valet Chair by Johannes Hansen for Knoll, Denmark, 1960s
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in New York, NY
Wegner's iconic valet chair takes his abilities in design, scaling, proportion and craftsmanship to their limits. Expert carving and joinery highlight the idiosyncratic nature of the...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

George Nakashima Free Edge Black Walnut Hanging Wall Cabinet, USA, 1965
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
An outstanding example of Nakashima's distinctive hanging cabinets. It has an uncommon interior with several drawers as well as adjustable shelving. It's size alone is quite impressi...
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Vintage 1960s American Cabinets

Materials

Grasscloth, Walnut

Warren Platner Glass and Chrome Side Table for Knoll, USA, 1970s
By Warren Platner
Located in New York, NY
Part of the Platner collection by Knoll in 1962. The side table well demonstrates Platner's industrial materials married with the graceful organic design.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Chrome

Angelo Lelli "Mirage" Flush Ceiling Light for Arredoluce, Italy, 1960s
By Angelo Lelii
Located in New York, NY
A classic midcentury design by one of the great lighting designers. Acquired from the leftover inventory of the owner of a lighting store in the 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Steel, Chrome

Nell Blaine Black and White Ink Drawing on Paper, USA, 1940s
By Nell Blaine
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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Vintage 1940s American Drawings

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Paper

Bent Sorensen Colorful Abstract 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. He met the group of Danish and international artists connected to the Galerie Denise René in Paris, circa ...
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1990s Danish Paintings

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Wood

Bent Sorensen Bronze Abstract Sculpture, Denmark, 1970s
By Bent Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
Bent Sørensen is best known as a sculptor but started out as a painter. Around 1948 he met the group of Danish and international artists connected to the Galerie Denise René in Paris...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

"Paradiset" Sofa by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist, Sweden 1950s
By Nordiska Kompaniet, Kerstin Horlin Holmquist
Located in New York, NY
"Paradiset" three-seat sofa designed by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist for Nordiska Kompagniet, NK, Sweden boasts an elegant and organic line, a strong feature of Swedish modern design. Wh...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Beech

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.
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Vintage 1950s English Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Neal Small Plastic and Chrome Area Lamp, USA, 1966
By Neal Small
Located in New York, NY
Self taught designer and early plastics pioneer, Neal Small was dubbed as the “Prince of Plastics” by the New York Times. Small led a craze in the late 1960s for sculptural lighting ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Sally Michel Avery Signed Oil on Canvas "Grazing Horses", 1989
By Sally Michel-Avery
Located in New York, NY
The close working relationship between Milton and Sally Avery (1902-2003) resulted in an "Avery Style" with it's highly abstracted figures, flattened forms and vivid colors. Michel's...
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Vintage 1980s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Harry Bertoia Maquette for the Fountain at the Philadelphia Civic Center, 1967
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
The actual fountain stood outside the Philadelphia Civic Center until 2000 when it was removed and kept in storage. It was recently acquired by the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hi...
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Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Dunbar Murano Glass Tile Top Coffee Table by Edward Wormley, USA 1950s
By Edward Wormley, Dunbar Furniture
Located in New York, NY
The tiles make this a stunning piece only adding to classic styling of Wormley's design.  
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Brass

Signed Wool Tapestry by Mary Dambiermont, Belgium 1960s
By Mary Dambiermont
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful and large tapestry woven in colored wools and signed in the weave Mary Dambiermont.
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Harry Bertoia Early Wire Form Sculpture, 1952
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
A very early sculpture that represents one of the many stages of Bertoia's experimentation with materials. He felt that "Wire forms have a great range of expressions. Their construct...
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Vintage 1950s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Wire, Steel

Nanna Ditzel & Jorgen Ditzel Rosewood Four Drawer Desk, Denmark, 1950s
By Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel
Located in New York, NY
Nanna & Jorgen Ditzel are responsible for some of the most innovative Scandinavian mid-century designs. This desk is a fine example, simple in it's design and incredibly functional w...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Rosewood

Walnut Coffee Table in the style of Bertha Schaefer for Singer & Sons, USA 1950
By Bertha Schaefer
Located in New York, NY
In the style of Gio Ponti design, subtle and sophisticated.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Walnut

Hans Georg Weinroth Flared Stoneware Vessel, Germany, 1970s
Located in New York, NY
A wonderful piece of German studio pottery with a complex glaze of earth tones.
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Stoneware

Stoneware Vase by Eva Staehr Nielsen for Saxbo, Denmark, 1950s
By Eva Stæhr Nielsen
Located in New York, NY
Stoneware vase with pale brown glaze and impressed diagonal lines to body. Impressed "108", "Saxbo Denmark" Incised "E. St. N".
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Stoneware

Harry Bertoia Child's Chair in White with Original Knoll Seat Pad, USA, 1960s
By Harry Bertoia, Knoll
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.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Children's Furniture

Materials

Steel

Berrocal Micro David Sculpture Pendant on Rare Original Stand, Italy 1970s
By Miguel Ortiz Berrocal
Located in New York, NY
A micro David erotic puzzle sculpture pendant modeled as a man's torso. It comes untouched in it's original box with guarantee certificate and a rare display stand. The measurements ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass, Nickel

Harry Bertoia Hand-Hammered Silver Gong Pendant, USA 1975
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia had a natural talent for working in metal. At Cranbrook Academy of Art he ran the metal studio and often created jewelry for his colleagues and classmates. This piece was mad...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Silver

Philips Carved Wood Sculptural Globe by Albert Poels, Belgium, 1939
By Albert Poels
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural globe of St. George and the dragon with zodiac signs. Signed and dated. Provenance: Collection of Jerome Shaw, Florida; Historical Design Inc., New York; 1939 World's Fair...
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Vintage 1930s Belgian Globes

Materials

Metal

Monumental Copper Gong by Harry Bertoia
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
A massive copper gong designed and executed during the 1960s by Harry Bertoia. We have added a blackened steel base with stem to support the gong. Measurement is for the gong only.  
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Bronze, Copper

Sally Michel Avery Watercolor "Still Life on a Yellow Table", 1987
By Sally Michel-Avery
Located in New York, NY
The close working relationship between Milton and Sally Avery (1902-2003) resulted in an "Avery Style" with it's highly abstracted figures, flattened forms and vivid colors. Michel's...
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Vintage 1980s American Paintings

Materials

Paper

Harry Bertoia Patinated Bronze Gong
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This gong has an amazingly distinctive form and an incredible patina. It is a smaller scale than the Classic solid bronze gongs he created. It comes with a Stand and mallet of approp...
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Vintage 1960s American Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Bronze Sculpture "Young Woman", USA, 1920s
By Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Located in New York, NY
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is best known as the founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Herself one of the better American sculptors of the day, she began he...
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Vintage 1920s American Busts

Materials

Stone, Bronze

Black Leather Lounge Chair by Illum Wikkelsø, Denmark, 1960s
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in New York, NY
An incredibly rare example of Illum Wikkelsø's work. The form is consistent with his other plush and luxurious leather furniture accented by the untypical sleek aluminium legs.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Aluminum

Roger Darricarrere 1965 Stained Glass, Los Angeles
By Roger Darricarrere
Located in New York, NY
A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this monumental stained glass ceiling done by Roger Darricarrere (1915-1984) in 1965 for the Columbia Savings Bank in Los Angeles. Darricarrer...
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Vintage 1960s American Windows

Materials

Concrete

Bo Kristiansen Stoneware Tile Wall Relief, Denmark, 1980s
By Bo Kristiansen
Located in New York, NY
Letters and characters are the continuous decoration on Kristiansen's stoneware works. Scripture is incised or in relief and in the early works fragments of poems and songs.
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Vintage 1980s Danish Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Bronze Studio Vessel by Lorenzo Burchiellaro, Italy, 1950s
By Lorenzo Burchiellaro
Located in New York, NY
Sculptor, designer, master craftsman, researcher and innovator, Lorenzo Burchiellaro has always used metals. Seeking refined textures via the use of acids, oxides, patinas and etchin...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Vases

Materials

Bronze

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

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.
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vases

Materials

Stoneware

Paolo de Poli Enamel Door Pulls, Italy 1950s
By Paolo DePoli
Located in New York, NY
Paolo de Paol was an artisan as well and entrepreneur and designer. His enamel door pulls were so popular they were being commissioned in large quantity from many of the renown archi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Architectural Elements

Materials

Copper

Melvin & Mark Lindquist Birch Root Turned Bowl, Signed & Dated 1986
Located in New York, NY
Melvin Lindquist began turning in the 1930s as a vertical turret lathe operator for the General Electric Company. In his shop at home, he began an exploration of the vase form throug...
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Vintage 1980s American Decorative Bowls

Materials

Wood

Louis Sullivan Chicago Stock Exchange Elevator Surround, USA 1895
By Louis Sullivan
Located in New York, NY
During their partnership, Dankmar Adler and Louis H. Sullivan created some of the ground breaking and influential buildings of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Howeve...
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Antique 1890s American Art Nouveau Architectural Elements

Materials

Bronze

Contemporary Modern Custom Sofa by Lost City Arts
Located in New York, NY
A great design with sweeping lines that are striking.
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2010s American Sofas

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

"Progression" by Douglas Ihlenfeld, 2015
By Douglas Ihlenfeld
Located in New York, NY
We love how the copper rods play the Kinetic experience as the eyes moves within and around the architectural like form of Douglas Ihlenfeld "Progression".
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2010s American Other Mobiles and Kinetic Sculptures

Materials

Copper

Rico & Rosemarie Baltensweiler Articulating Floor Lamp, Switzerland, 1960s
By Rosemarie & Rico Baltensweiler
Located in New York, NY
Minimalist and elegant in its design this unusually large articulating floor lamp has a counter weight system that makes it effortless to adjust.
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Vintage 1960s Swiss Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps

Materials

Iron, Steel

Gio Ponti Drawing of Boots for Christofle, Paris, 1956
By Gio Ponti
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous and whimsical drawing of boots for Christofle. Authentication papers from the Gio Ponti archives provided with drawing.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Drawings

Materials

Paper

George Nakashima Kornblut Cabinet with Persian Walnut, Oregon Myrtle & Rosewood
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
Cabinet features dramatic natural fissures with two rosewood butterflies on each side and one door concealing one adjustable shelf. Signed and dated to the interior of the cabinet "G...
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Vintage 1980s American Cabinets

Materials

Rosewood, Walnut

Mathieu Matégot Signed Aubusson Tapestry for Pinton, France 1960s
By Mathieu Matégot
Located in New York, NY
In the early 1960s, Matégot left furniture design to devote himself full time to tapestry work, becoming one of leaders of the modern movement in French tapestry. His tapestries toda...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Tapestries

Materials

Wool

Mira Nakashima Conoid Desk in Indian Laurel, American Walnut & Myrtle Burl, 2009
By Mira Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
The desk features a dramatic figured burl top with three rosewood butterflies, knots and natural fissures. There are three drawers, one containing file storage. Signed, dated and ins...
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Early 2000s American American Craftsman Desks

Materials

Walnut, Burl

Silas Seandel Copper, Brass & Bronze Wall Mounted Console Table, USA 1966
By Silas Seandel
Located in New York, NY
This form dates to the first series of sculpted tables that led Seandel to a career in furniture design. Welded signature to underside "Silas".
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables

Materials

Brass, Bronze, Copper

Harry Bertoia Patinated Silver Brooch with Coral and Ebony, USA, 1943
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
An unusual piece of Bertoia's jewelry with a figurative quality. This brooch was included in an exhibit, "In Nature's Embrace: The World of Harry Bertoia" at the Reading Public Museu...
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Vintage 1940s American Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Coral, Silver

Harry Bertoia Hand-Forged Silver, Ebony and Silver Wire Pendant, USA, 1942
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This early wire wrapped pendant was likely made by Harry Bertoia while he was at Cranbrook.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Silver

Black Leather Sofa by Illum Wikkelsø, Denmark, 1960s
By Illum Wikkelsø
Located in New York, NY
An incredibly rare example of Illum Wikkelsø's work. The form is consistent with his other plush and luxurious leather furniture accented by the untypical sleek aluminum legs. There ...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Aluminum

Glazed Earth Tone Ceramic Vase by Edgardo Abbozzo, Italy, 1965
By Edgardo Abbozzo
Located in New York, NY
In the early 1970s Edgardo Abbozzo assumed the role of director of the Art Institute of Florence and in 1973, after having obtained the first place in the Prize for the Plastics Arts...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Enzo Mari "Pago - Pago" Black Plastic Vase for Danese, Italy 1969
By Enzo Mari
Located in New York, NY
Designed by Enzo Mari in the 1960s this Pago Pago vase is black plastic and can be used standing on either end. Marked on the inside bottom of the vase.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Plastic

Bronze & Copper Sculpture "Autumn Bloom" by Douglas Ihlenfeld, USA 2016
By Douglas Ihlenfeld
Located in New York, NY
Growing up in the country on an old farm, Ihlenfeld watched his father, sculptor Klaus Ihlenfeld weld with an acetylene torch. It was old school teaching that inspired him to become ...
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2010s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Copper

Florence Knoll Walnut Wall-Mounted Drop Front Cabinet for Knoll, USA, 1950s
By Florence Knoll
Located in New York, NY
The simplicity of Florence Knoll's iconic cabinets are unmistakable. This model in wall mounted with adjustable shelving and open storage behind the drop front doors with leather pulls.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Leather, Wood, Walnut

Serge Mouille Single Arm Pivoting Wall Light with "Moule" Shade, France, 1950s
By Serge Mouille
Located in New York, NY
Another classic design by Serge Mouile, always designed with simplicity and functionality.
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Vittorio Introini Wall Mounted Modular Shelving for Saporiti, Italy, 1960s
By Vittorio Introini
Located in New York, NY
An extraordinary and rare shelving system. This particular unit has a very hard to find glass cabinet.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Chrome

Pair of Murano Faceted Glass Table Lamps
Located in New York, NY
A stunning pair of lamps with a mysteriously icy effect from the techniques used to produce the glass.
Category

2010s Italian Table Lamps

Materials

Murano Glass

Harry Bertoia Sculptures from Stemmons Towers Sculpture Garden, Dallas 1964
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
This important grouping of Bertoia sculptures were the centerpiece of the Stemmons Towers International sculpture garden in Dallas, Texas.
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Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze, Brass

Rackstraw Downes Early Abstract Hard Edge Painting, USA 1960s
By Rackstraw Downes 1
Located in New York, NY
Unlike his other works often described as super realist landscape, this painting of Rackstraw Downes (B.1939) presents an abstract rendering with hard edge forms and strong juxtaposi...
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Vintage 1960s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

1930s Western Electric Microphone used in "The Aviator" with Leonardo Dicaprio
By Western Electric
Located in New York, NY
A rare find in original condition. Seen in movie about J Edgar Hoover, with Leonardo Dicaprio speaking into this mike.
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Vintage 1930s American Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Miguel Berrocal "Mini Zoraida" 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 abstract figure, is a three dimensional puz...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Sculptures

Materials

Moonstone

Machine Age Recasting of a Plaque
Located in New York, NY
If you appreciate the Machine Age era, you'll love this recasting in bonded aluminium of an incredible architectural artifact. The original plaque was found above the entrance doors ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Architectural Elements

Materials

Resin

Important Harry Bertoia Silver, Ebony and Coral Pendant, USA, circa 1950
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
Bertoia stopped producing jewelry in the late 1940s except for rare occasions when he would barter a piece in exchange for materials from his metal supplier. This piece has remained ...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Collectible Jewelry

Materials

Coral, Silver

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