Sascha Brastoff Tray “Fiesta Pools” A1253

Fabulous tray from Sascha Brastoff, designed for Fiesta Pools. Midcentury Palm Springs, commercial signature. See all photos, some discoloration. 15.5 square. Every Brastoff piece that comes into our hands only increases our admiration for this protean mid-century artist and designer. Sascha Brastoff (1918-1993) was one of the great Los Angeles characters, flamboyant, prodigiously gifted and absolutely fearless. Price ...

Brown Derby Jar A1249

RARE Brown Derby pottery jar in the form of a lidded hat. Mint. 4 x 8.   Price on request. A bit about the Brown Derby restaurants: Los Angeles drifts and crumbles under the feet of progress. Gone are the streetcars, the original Schawb's, such hangouts at the Coconut Grove and Chasen's. The Brown Derby was once one of ...

Joan Fontaine’s Allan Adler Silver Salad Server Set A1246a

Hollywood craftsman Allan Adler was known as "silversmith to the stars," and now we are thrilled to have a couple of pieces of his stamped work in the ECA collection: a Salad Server Set of Fork and Spoon once owned by movie legend Joan Fontaine. Each piece measures 13 inches long. Exquisitely crafted of hand wrought silver with ...

New Digs in Hollywood, Ca

Well its been a month!. We have moved into 3 new locations.As before everything is still online but the actual location of the items are now spread over 3 locations. Venice, Hollywood and Now Oxnard. At our Hollywood Office/ Showroom we stroll have the best of the best in Pottery, Tile ,Vintage Mexican Silver, Art, ...

Join us in Oxnard for our First Open house April 28th We are joining a double Winery event.

Our Space at 953 N Rice will be open 4-9pm. April is Awesome Strey Cellars our Neighbor is hosting a great event Two things worth noting! If you haven't heard yet, our Third Annual Food Truck Friday Series kicks off on April 28th. We also have "Futures" available on our Mourvedre Rose & Grenache to wine club ...

Ponderosa Reno Casino Architectural Original Rendering P1470

A fantastic Original 1960's Architectural Rendering of the Ponderosa Casino Hotel. 30 x 40. Watercolor ink on board with Metallic Acetate Overlay. In rather great shape. A little History below. RENO— In a city where gaudy neon advertises potential pleasures at every turn, the Ponderosa Casino has only one neon sign. Its message: ''No smoking.'' The ...

Charmion Laverie Vallee Original Press Pictures and cabinet card collection 1897 SOLD P1459

A rare collection of Cabinet Cards and promotional Photos circa 1897. Many with fade or some discoloration. Still rare to find. From a Riverside California Collection showcases the unusual early life of a true female pioneer. Laverie Vallee née Cooper (July 18, 1875 – February 6, 1949), best known by her stage name Charmion, was an ...

Early California Porcelain License Plate In Above average condition A1177

A rare survivor of an early California Porcelain Plate In relatively good condition. California was very late in beginning the official issuance of license plates.  More than a decade after New England first pioneered state-issued plates, California first issued plates to motorists with a dated 1914 porcelain.  This ordinance was passed on May 31, 1913, and became effective January first of ...

Hires Rootbeer Bottle cap Tin Litho Sign. Original Condition. A1175

This beautiful Hires Rootbeer Sign is a Great survivor. Circa 1950's.Large and in charge as they say 34.5 x 34.5 in size. Well Marked Made in the USA. Factory marked as well. Very little wear to edges is all. As close to Mint as you may find. Hires Root Beer was created by Philadelphia pharmacist Charles Elmer ...

“Beacon Lights” Original Silent movie poster Circa 1910 Banditos P1458

Little is know about this Poster other than it is an original done by the famous W.J. Morgan K Co Lithograph company of Cleveland Ohio. Featuring a Damsel in distress keeping the bandit's from taking her child by drawing a gun and proclaiming "Now!! Try to take my baby!". The Bandit seems startled while his ...