Oscar Bach Octagonal Gilded Bronze Side Table Sold F1271


“Without design there can be no craftsmanship.” Oscar Bach, 1924 A true wonder from one of the touchstone designer-craftsmen of the early twentieth century, whose work was equally at home in thrusting skyscrapers and gracious mansions. The classical tradition meets the modern world, fearlessly, opulently, inimitably. The Renaissance lies down with the Deco. Marble top. 24" across x 22 1/2" ...

Ann Louise Snider: “Carlos” SOLD P1153


Extremely colorful portrait of "Carlos" by Ann Louise Snider. Seated figure of young man in the afternoon, wearing a sombrero. Mexican textile draped in the background. Oil on Canvas, art 29x x 36d, framed 34.5w x 41d. Ann Louise Snider was active/lived in California, Illinois.  She was known for painting (figure study and interior). Born in Illinois on ...

Malibu Tile Co 8-tile Mural SOLD CA540


This is absolutely glorious. Never set and pristine, and one of the most elegant Moorish-inflected designs we have ever come across. The Los Angeles coastline, before it became the home of the billionaires and the surf-rat's turf, was the birthplace of a host of legendary potteries, whose output in the 1920s and 30s remains unequalled ...

Spanish Colonial Candlesticks SOLD A882


Pretty amazing and special, a pair of glorious Spanish Colonial (Mexican Colonial?) candlesticks from the 18th Century, if not even earlier. Wood and iron. One is 24"high, the other 19" high, both about 8" diameter at base.   Price on request.