The Bees Knees of Monterey. Rare Monterey Pedestal Lamp Table in the original finish. Hard to find and won't last long.
Originally sculpted by the American-born artist James Earle Fraser, The End of the Trail has endured to become one of the most recognizable images in the United States. It has been "translated" and adapted to many mediums and reproduced endlessly, but there is a reason for that: it personifies the tragedy of the American Indian. The kitsch ...
Folk Art at its simplest and most direct. Astonishing what life can be given to a plank with a jigsaw and a touch of paint. If some great modern artist claimed it as their work we wouldn't blink. Price on request
It's really the real deal, from a real ranch in the 1920s. It's How The West Was Lit. And it's spectacular. Price on request.
Many tiny companies went to work making transistor radios for US export in the postwar years, and almost as many went out of business. And sank without a trace. But here is a surviving trace of one such, Monarch, which decided it might be able to crack the American market with this startling carved Indian chief's head one. It ...
A great aspect of the the Spanish Revival style is an element of fantasy and it is always a pleasure to find an object that brings it out so pleasurably. Even without a fire lit, a fireplace should be a place to dream. Price on request.
This is how we roll in the warmer climes, when we don't light our fireplaces: we beautify them. Romantically, usually. Price on request.
We are BIG fans of horseshoe furniture so we get excited every time we get a piece. They always surprise. And this one delivers: a huge amount of character and a little bit of quirk. Price on request.
Electric and splendidly utilitarian.
And it really is one. "You Can't Miss It!" Certainly can't. Price on request.
We believe you!!! Price on request.
Fresher! Better! Pop Art avant la lettre. Price on request.
Milk in the lunch-box. To go with your sandwich. And a cookie. Fantastic 1930s store display placard.
Everything is peaches and cream. You can imagine. If only.
Wholesome and all-American. Yes, milk! Yes, football! Price on request.
Straight from the farm in San Rafael. An iconic San Francisco brand. Price on request.
"Let's see: An unlikely courtroom romance blooms between a flower-shop owner and her unscrupulous landlord's married attorney." "Oh, I love John Boles!" "And the other one… let's see what it says in the description: Cora and Matt have tons of money and have spent a lot just to be accepted into New York society. The problem is that New ...
Never fails to get OUR attention. Price on request.
It never hurts to beef up a bill with a personal appearance by a star. Or as close as you can get to one. And Perry was a popular guy around San Francisco. Price on request. Perry Askam was born on August 31, 1898 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He was an actor, known for Sweet Kitty Bellairs ...
When you have a hit like this one, you extend. Price on request. Naughty Marietta is a 1935 film based on the operetta Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert. Jeanette MacDonald stars as a princess who flees an arranged marriage. She sails for New Orleans and is rescued from pirates by Captain Richard Warrington (Nelson Eddy).
Acme Beer is back! And this poster is from before it went away. We think it might have made the Great Depression less depressing. Price on request Acme was a transplant brewery from Seattle. Not many breweries made it through the 1906 earthquake and fire, and millions of dollars of beer were shipped from Seattle and bottled ...
We love the pre-Pop sensibility of these workhorse silkscreen posters turned out for local businesses all over the country. This one comes from a San Francisco trove. Price on request. Ruggles of Red Gap is a 1935 comedy film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Charles Laughton, Mary Boland, Charlie Ruggles and ZaSu Pitts, and featuring Roland Young ...
Poster for the combined attractions booked at the Loew's Warfield San Francisco around 1931. Two live acts and movie. The Depression had really kicked in and getting audiences back into the theaters took a lot of moxie. This poster is a reminder of that. Price on request. And here's the line-up: 1.The Secret Call is a 1931 American ...
So perfect. Deco style meets Southwest Indian tradition and a classic is born. 10 1/2" x 17" high. Price on request.