Dining Table • Milo Baughman • USA • 1949

Black steel dining table by Milo Baughman for Pacific Iron.  Ready to go, but no glass. • SOLD

Bookshelf • Luther Conover • California • 1950s

Early 1950s Conover bookshelf.  All original.  Ink stamped.  • $800

Indoor/outdoor dining chairs • Van Keppel-Green • USA • 1950s

All original set that doesn't appear to have been used outdoors.  Designed in the '40s, but these are probably from the '50s or early '60s.  • $1200

Wire Sculpture • Guy Pullen • California • 1970s

Bunker Hill victorian house, rendered in wire by Los Angeles craftsman Guy Pullen.  •$400


Architect A. Quincy Jones at home in Bel Air.  He designed and built his steel-framed home in 1954.  It burned down, along with 483 others, in the 1961 Bel Air-Brentwood fire.  I wonder who started it?

Rope Lions • Jorgen Bloch • Denmark • 1960s

Modern Furnishings VOL. 2 • William Hennessey • 1956

Rare second volume of Modern Furnishings for the Home.  368 pages of obscure reference that has never been reissued.  Ex-libris bound hardback.  No dust-jacket.  • SOLD!

Catalog • Gertrud & Otto Natzler • 1971

Catalog from 1971 Natzler retrospective at San Francisco's deYoung Museum.  75 pages of photos and text.  8.5" x 8.5" paperback.  • $50 

Rya Rug • Denmark • 1960s

Danish Rya rug.  A bold geometric pattern softened with subtly colored red, pink and purple wool.  77"x54"  • $350

'Playforms' Wood Toys • Antonio Vitali • Switzerland • 1954

Antonio Vitali created handmade wooden toys at his workshop in Zurich, Switzerland, and designed toys for American company Creative Playthings.  These 5 examples show his mastery of form and sensitive use of wood grain for body features.  Unmarked.  Largest over 8" long.  • SOLD


Large Stoneware Bowl • James Lovera • California

From a master potter's hand. 9.5" diam x 3.75" tall.  Date unknown • $550

'Utensilo' Wall Organizer • Dorothee-Maurer-Becker • Germany 1970

A modern classic in red plastic.  These have been re-issued, but this is a vintage one - unscrewed from the office wall of its original owner.  Fully stamped.  • $250

Bowl • Edwin & Mary Scheier • 1950s

Glazed stoneware bowl with handles by well-known New England potters.  9.5"wide x 2.25"deep. • $275

'Cesto' Fruit Bowl • Lino Sabattini • Italy 1964

Seldom seen bowl from an innovative metalsmith.   Silver-plated brass.  13" wide.  Stamped.  • $425

Jacks Bookends • Bill Curry • California 1960s

Original cast-iron bookends by Bill Curry of Stemlite fame.  Sloppily painted mustard yellow.  • $130

Hand-Thrown Vase • Rose Dodds • 1970s

Vase or weed pot with wax resist glaze by Berkeley potter Rose Dodds.  Approx 5" tall and 4" wide.  Signed at base. • $75

RARE Plywood Lounge Chair • Hans Wegner for Fritz Hansen • Denmark 1948

You just don't see these for sale very often...  • SOLD!

Bird House • Victoria Littlejohn • California 1960s

Stoneware birdhouse with original sisal cord and perch. 6"wide x 7"tall. • SOLD!

Stoneware Trivet • Victoria Littlejohn • California 1960s

6" wide and 3/8" thick with a cork pad on the bottom.  Ink stamped signature.  I read somewhere that Victoria Littlejohn is a trucker now(!)  • $55

'Petronella' Kerosene lamp • Henning Koppel • Denmark 1962

An out-of-production classic.  Beautiful curves in lacquered brass and cased-glass.   New condition with original Louis Poulsen packaging.  • SOLD

Tapestry • John Smith • California 1960s

Large hand-woven tapestry by Los Angeles, California artist John Smith.  Date unknown, but likely early 1960s.  • Not for sale

Book • Sister Mary Corita • 1968

Small book for graphic design inspiration by Poet Joseph Pintauro and artist Sister Mary Corita (the mod Nun!)  • SOLD

Perfume bottle • Orrefors • Sweden 1950s

Small perfume bottle with stopper.  Clear glass with Orrefors inscription on base.  These are usually found with figurative engravings, but this one is plain and simple.  Approximately 3" tall. • $65

'Line' Pattern Flatware • Kurt Meyer • WMF Germany 1950s

47 pieces of WMF 'Line' pattern flatware designed by Kurt Meyer in the late 1950s.  A full service for six with serving utensils.  Made of Cromargan 18/8 nickel-chrome stainless steel.  • SOLD

Serving Tray • George Nelson • Waverly Products 1954

Plastic serving tray with "China Shop" pattern designed by George Nelson.  20" x 14" • $325

Lidded Jar • Kenneth Starbird • California 1960s

Large earthenware jar with lid by California ceramicist Kenneth Starbird.  Minor chip on rim.  Age unknown.  • $275

Molded Plywood Tray • Astrid Sampe • ARY Sweden • 1950s

Rare resin-impregnated plywood tray with textile design by Astrid Sampe.  Made by Ary of Sweden.  Underside retains full label.  19.5" x 8.5"  • $160