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Wastebasket Designed by Seymour Robins for Sond...
Seymour Robins, Sondra Kay Interiors
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Decorative Baskets
Grasscloth, Iron
This wastebasket that was designed by Seymour Robins for Sondra Kay Interiors is an interesting combination of elements: the Industrial iron wire with the natural woven grasscloth, t...
Ben Seibel for Raymor Two Shade Table Lamp
Raymor, Ben Seibel
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
This versatile table lamp was designed by Ben Seibel, circa 1951, and sold through Raymor. The long arms have pivoting ball and socket joints at both the base ends and the points of ...
Wood Nutcracker Designed by Carl Auböck III
Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Vintage 1950-1959 Austria Mid-Century Modern Barware
This nutcracker by Carl Auböck III by is a simply elegant design. The wooden sides feel very nice in hand, and the ebony and maple contrast and complement each other. The springy hi...
Sand Cast Wall Sculpture of a Bird on a Branch ...
George Nelson
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures
This whimsical bird wall sculpture is a charmer. It is sand cast with the stylized details in low relief and embedded with softly worn, beach pebbles. It stands with skinny wire legs...
Fused Glass Wall Pocket Vase by Michael and Fra...
Michael and Frances Higgins, Higgins Glass
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Art Glass
This colorful, fused glass wall pocket was made at the Higgins Glass Studio. It is likely one of Michael's designs since it utilizes pieces of colored glass arranged between sheets o...
"Prestini's Art in Wood" Book by Edgar Kaufmann Jr
Barbara Morgan, Edgar Kaufman Jr.
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Mid-Century Modern Books
This monograph on James Prestini has an essay by Edgar Kaufmann Jr. and numerous, beautiful photographs by Barbara Morgan of Prestini's exquisite turned wood objects and experimental...
1974 Brutalist Nails Wall Sculpture with Brass ...
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Brutalist Wall-mounted Sculptures
Brass
Three dimensional, brutalist wall sculpture with a frame of square nails set with torch cut and patinated brass rectangles. Signed "Charles '74". Please contact us if yo...
Broken Glass Mosaic Cocktail Table with Brass F...
Vintage 1960-1969 Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Glass
This unusual mosaic tile coffee table features a fractured sheet of clear glass over a gilt surface with a spotty, patinated finish. The effect is like a gold colored distressed mirr...
Pair of Cedric Hartman Floor Lamps
Cedric Hartman, Cedric Hartman
Vintage 1970-1979 United States Minimalist Floor Lamps
Brass
Classic lamp design by Cedric Hartman with an elegant simplicity. The lamp stems swivel, and the shades pivot to direct the light. Please contact us if you have any questions.
H. A. Larson Brutalist Patchwork Chess Table wi...
H.A. Larson
Vintage 1970-1979 Brutalist Game Tables
Brass, Copper
Studio made game or chess table with patchwork copper and brass clad surface. The metal pieces are patinated and enameled with applied, torch cut, and ground down textures in the fin...
H. A. Larson Brutalist Patchwork Bar Cabinet wi...
H.A. Larson
Vintage 1970-1979 Brutalist Dry Bars
Brass, Copper
Studio made cabinet with patchwork copper and brass clad surface. The metal pieces are patinated and enameled with applied, torch cut, and ground down textures in the finish. The nai...
H. A. Larson Brutalist Patchwork Coffee Table w...
H.A. Larson
Vintage 1970-1979 Brutalist Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass
Studio made coffee table with patchwork copper and brass clad surface. The metal pieces are patinated and enameled with applied, torch cut, and ground down textures in the finish. Th...

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