Weekend / Stuff

Very big David Cressey

Smalls, including a very small Vivika and Otto Heino cup

Gross Wood / Good Design

Alexander Girard hovering over three Gross Wood bowls. That's Edgar Kaufmann Jr holding a cup. It was taken at the 1952-1953 Good Design Exhibition, held at MoMA New York.
Source: Museum of Modern Art

Esther and Gross Wood bowl, complete with a Good Design label.

Catalog for the exhibition.

Product shot from 1953

Weekend / Stuff

It was a great weekend for iron, including a Victor Bisharat table. I'm not making the mistake of selling this one. See here.

Gross Wood


Arline Fisch / Mingei

ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind, at the Mingei International Museum is a retrospective of the artist's work, curated by Christine Hietbrink.

Secret Chambers, 1976
Photo by Katie Gardner

Photo: Lynn Fayman

Chased and fabricated sterling silver with repoussé, 1971. This one isn't in the exhibition.
Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Feathers, 1974
Photo by Katie Gardner

The exhibition runs until January 7th.

Paolo Soleri / HBD

Happy Birthday Paolo

Weekend / Stuff

George Nelson bubble and Nathan Lerner Chair (1947)

Ernesto Gismondi for Artemide (1975) and Alvin Lustig 

Russell Woodard Sculptura rocker

Ball-B-Q (Canadian Design- That's right Canada)  and Barwa 

Good thing I bought that new old stock Barwa cover a few months back.


Rose Cabat in a sweet Granny Smith 🍏 glaze.

Tackett / Thursday

Weekend / Stuff

Pepe Mendoza from Mexico and a stool from Ecuador

La Gardo Tackett and Sori Yanagi

California studio pottery, including Susan Peterson, Hal Fromhold, Ira Bates, Bernard Kester and Wayne Chapman

Raymond Loewy