Saturday, October 6, 2012

Artist Spotlight: Carol Leskanic

Gilded Catalina Goat Trophy
16.75" x 19.5" x 19.25"

The mount has been water gilded in white gold.  Artist Carol Leskanic, a true Master of her trade, applies this ancient technique to many unexpected objects.  She then treats the gilded surfaces with a patina for a rich, deep and consummately modern esthetic. Her process is traditional, but the results are ethereal.  We have several of her unique pieces throughout the gallery.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Gunnison Chair

Gunnison Chair
by Hickory Chair
40.5"h x 24"w x 28"d
Seat height: 19.5"


The Gunnison Chair's distressed leather seat, back and arms are fitted to its angular metal frame. Exposed stitching and an unfinished leather exterior add to the design's rustic character, while natural variations and markings on both the leather and the frame add one-of-a-kind interest. Gunnison metal with distressed leather is the standard finish as shown.  Please allow eight to ten weeks for all new orders.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Modern Served With Tradition

Openweave Faux Leather Trays
16" x 11" $100.00
18" x 14" $125.00

These trays make quite a statement, I have always been a fan of French West Indian design and these trays are just that.  The dark, sustainable wood and faux leather make it an eco-friendly alternative to your more traditional leather trays.  The notion of bringing nature indoors paired with an artisan crafted feel make these trays a casual but sophisticated serving device. 

Friday, September 28, 2012

Don't Cry, Just Buy

Onion Candle Holder Set
by Jens Quistgaard
2.5" x 1.25"
$100.00/set of two

A classic in the world of Danish Modern design, this Quistgaard designed onion candle holder set by Dansk is renowned for a reason! From the sleek, cool silver, to the wonderful streamlined design, this set summons a real sense of time and place, virtually transporting any viewer back to 1950's Copenhagen. This set is in pristine condition, with very little visible wear whatsoever. Both angular and soft, this candle holder set represents some of the hallmarks of Danish Modern design, and would look fantastic surrounded by your Cathrineholm or Dansk collection. Perfect for any afficianado of Scandinavian aesthetics, this collection makes a large statement, and is sure to bring its singuar sense of Mid Century cool to any space!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Spiral Into Your Home

Vintage Agadir Ammonite Specimen
20" x 17" x 7"

Specimens like this are priceless and extremely rare to find even near this size and of this nice a shape.  This superb grade ammonite is solid stone featuring the fascinating ridged surface of the ancient creature's shell and was excavated from the coastal Moroccan village of Agadir.  This would be great mounted on a pedestal or delicately placed on your coffee table for guests to enjoy.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Men, You Need This!

Raku Cylinder Jars
Tall    5.25"D x 8.5"H  $350.00
Short       7"D x 5.5"H  $225.00

Charcoal dusted raku pottery with an exterior molded lizard pattern, means serious masculine style.  This is the perfect gift for the guy in your life that uses an old cigar box to hold his cufflinks and other odds and ends.  Each piece has a smoked and honed glass lid, making it the perfect hideaway but in no way hiding a great sense of style.  Below is a detailed shot of the exterior lizard pattern.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Your Modern Mason Jar

Handmade Feathered Glassware
by Pean Doubulyu 
Pitcher  $195.00
Glasses  $48.00 each

As soon as this set came out of the stockroom I fell in love!  Each piece is hand blown giving a unique and individual nature to each piece.  The irregular edges and varied sizes of the glasses evoke a real sense of craftsmanship and not your run of the mill cookie cutter pressed glass vessel.  With all of that said what really sold me on these pieces is the pattern, a slight "feathered" ribbing that give a delicate quality to each piece.  Yet substantial enough for a gentleman guest.  Each piece is signed and is a must have in your collection!