Salvador Corona Folk Art Box M586 SOLD

Bullfighter turned folk artist Salvador Corona (1895-1990) achieved considerable renown not only as a painter but also for these exquisite boxes depicting an 18th century Spanish Colonial paradise of his own imagining. They spawned an industry, but none of his successors succeeded in duplicating the inventive imagination and sheer life of his originals.  Close in ...

Margot De Taxco Choker and Earrings SOLD M582

Margot of Taxco sterling silver choker and matching earrings. (The earrings have been SOLD, alas, but the knockout choker remains available.) Margot van Voorhies Carr is known primarily for her work in champlevé enamel which she started producing in 1955. She created many of the early designs for Los Castillo while she was married to Antonio ...

Spratling Sterling Belt Buckle SOLD M580

A great sterling and natural material belt buckle made by William Spratling. Buckle measures 1 3/8" tall x 3" wide. William Spratling was born in 1900 in Sonyea, New York. His father was well respected and widely known for his study and writings concerning epilepsy. After the death of both Spratling’s mother and sister, Wilhelmina, in ...

S. Bent & Bros Windsor-Backed Swivel Task Stool F911

A classic oak piece from S. Bent and Brothers, one of the leading manufacturers in Gardner Mass., once the chair-making capital of the world. This chair shows you why. Stool measures: Seat height 26.5", total height 44", seat diameter 17", footprint diameter 18" Dating from about 1805, Gardner became a center for lumber and furniture industries. Gardner is ...