Los Angeles Mall Triforium Seal Mold SOLD AP430


To begin with, this sandcast mold is big (diameter 49") and just plain beautiful. It is also a fascinating relic of one of the great architectural white elephants of Los Angeles public art, the fabled, fabulous, and now, forlorn and forgotten, Triforium. Oh, it still stands, in an equally misconceived plaza (over an underground mall, in ...

Mexican Colonial Bench 17th-18th Century Reconstructed Bench SOLD F1046


Whether this bench is an amalgam of parts from different pieces of the period or a reconstruction from a larger original, it's certain that the wood and the workmanship are old and that the result is very beautiful. Mexican Colonial furniture often shows the marks of use and repair, even transformation and repurposing, and in ...

Mexican School late 18th, Early 19th Century Portrait Of A Lady In Mourning attire Oil Painting SOLD P826


Undoubtedly Rare and unusual This lovely Portrait of a well to do Mexican woman posing in front of her estate garden Is in the Mexican School. This Piece has been relined expertly with minimal restoration to surface. Oil on early hand woven Canvas it still uses its original stretchers to hold its subject. Hard to ...

Marshall Laird Spanish Revival Entry Table SOLD F1019


Marshall Laird were astonishing synthesizers and interpreters of historical styles, creating high quality furniture for their Los Angeles customers in the twenties and thirties and defining the taste of the era for a certain class. This entry table is based on a 17th century Spanish design and is impeccably carved and joined. Unequalled craftsmanship. 40" W ...

Mexican Dresser/Sideboard 1940s SOLD F1005


An exuberant knockout. Highly theatrical, almost Hollywood Regency in its éclat.  Capacious and solid but not in the least heavy or heavy-handed. We loved it on sight. Dresser/sideboard measures 55" long, 32" high and 21.5" deep. Price on request.

Spanish Revival Sideboard SOLD F1003


Solid mahogany and hand forged wrought iron. Pretty spectacular, with its cloth facing, tack decoration and brass ring pulls. The curved stretchers are particularly graceful. Spanish Revival at its absolute Roaring Twenties apex. 66" long x 36" high x 18" deep. Price on request.

Mexican Battea Trays (set of 2) SOLD M631


Gorgeously hand carved and brightly painted floral design. The colors are exquisite! Old trays from Mexico, not perfectly round, part of their enduring charm. Once used to deliver morning mango juice or to bring evening cocktails to guests. Small tray is 15" diameter, large is 20" diameter. (large tray has a minor crack along an ...