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 ...

17th Century Spanish Colonial Trestle Table F1224


A real survivor. Once covered in parchment maps and candle drippings as a voyage of conquest and discovery was planned? Did it bear the impact of a passionate consummation of forbidden love? How many celebratory feasts and solemn family gatherings were set at this great table? All the romance of the 1600s in Spain. And ...

Vintage Greyhound Sign SOLD A863


Great Greyhound Sign, double-sided, probably for an old station or a bus stop. Iconic blue and white of the company. This one is porcelain enamel, fine condition, some rust, see photos. 40"w x 24"h. Price on request.

Spanish Colonial Santo wearing a Cap SOLD A853


Very handsome santo wearing distinctive headgear, beautifully carved, a martyr, and lifting his robe to display his wound. Wood and gesso. Price on request. Santo (English: Saint) are various religious artforms found in colonized parts of Spain consisting of wooden or ivory statues that depict various saints, angels, or Marian titles or one of the personages of ...

Angelus Lamp Table Rare SOLD F1212


Solid walnut, butterfly construction , very striking, one of those Angelus pieces that hits it out of the ball-park. No wonder we get excited when one of these turn up. They are lovely and mighty scarce. 27 1/2" high and 28" diameter. Price on request.

Fokko Tadama (1871-1937) “Ladies Lunching – Seattle” 1920s Oil On Canvas Sold P1097


Born illegitimate and bi-racial, orphaned young, half Indonesian, half Dutch, and finally and impact-fully American, Fokko Tadama's story is as interesting as his body of work. And it varies in the telling (see below) Mentor to the Issei community of painters, he is an important figure in the Northwest School of painting. First steeped in the Dutch ...