Monterey Classic Old Wood RARE Daybed SOLD F1401


Super rare example of a Monterey Daybed from the classical period -- we don't ever ever see these! This piece is also from the stunning collection of a local Los Angeles family, bought original and new from the local furniture store back in 1929 and has been in the same family ever since. Till now, that is. ...

Albert J Londraville Nude with a Flip Hairdo 1960s P1365 SOLD


Albert Londraville really rings our bell. This mid-century LA painter produced a body of work of truly original and penetrating portraits, a title even his nude studies clearly earn. This one is of one of his favorite models (she is clearly recognizable in several of the others we have, like P1368). Gorgeous woman, gorgeous painting. 14" x 18", frame ...

Agapito Labios Pair of Paintings Young Boy & Young Girl Oil on Canvas P1358 SOLD


A delightful pair of 20th century Mexican naïf paintings. Agapito Labios (Mexican, 1898-1996). Agapito Labios was born Agapito Engel Cifuentes in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico in September of 1898. He took an active part in the Mexican Revolution and was put in prison. There he started painting the cell wall. The mayor of the town saw his ...

Vintage Utah Road Sign SOLD A1078


Vintage Utah State Route 21 Road Sign, from before the state used the familiar Mormon Beehive. 15w x 14h. True western flavor - it's been shot at, bullet holes included. SR-21 begins at the Nevada state line as a continuation of Nevada State Route 487 and heads southeast through Garrison. It continues southeast past Pruess Lake and continues throughMormon Gap and ...

Catalina Island Matte-Glazed Galleon Plate SOLD C371


Pure romance, with an extremely sophisticated use of color in the design,  black sails and the black sea, tan clouds, green sky, rust hull, red cross, and the gull flashing against the waves as it swoops low. Storybook, but based in a keen observation of nature. Enchanting, and truly exciting. 12" diameter. Price on request.

VELA Nuclear Detector Satellite Model SOLD A1041


The Vela satellite was designed to monitor nuclear tests, and had a long career not without controversy. The original may be space junk by now but we consider this beauty a space age treasure. Steel, 14" tall on 7" square wooden base. Lovely condition. Price on request. Vela (satellite) The Vela-5A/B Satellite in its cleanroom. The two satellites, A and ...