Weekend / Stuff

Jack Boyd critters and an Eames LTR 

David Stewart and Edmund Ronaky

Ceramics by Akio Nukaga and wood by Hideki Takayama

Lamps by Gerald Thurston

Laurel and a Danish duck

1970s Mies van der Rohe for Knoll. 
It sold fast. 

Tackett / Thursday

La Gardo Tackett and Eames

Weekend / Stuff

Carl Koch rocker

Serge Chermayeff for L. Anton Maix Fabrics

Craig Ellwood / Bobertz House

The Bobertz House (1953) by Craig Ellwood is one of the best homes in San Diego and it is available for sale.
It's not on the MLS. Visit Modern San Diego for more information.

Weasley is not included.

Better photos, like this one by Darren Bradley, can be seen at Modernist Architecture

Weekend / Stuff

Andrew Bergloff at my favorite rest stop

Jane and Gordon Martz lamps for Marshal Studios

More Tackett and a lookalike

Picked up another Russell Woodard Sculptura rocker

I have a thing for these Japanese clocks

Neutra / Darling

In 1937, the first redwood-clad house by Richard Neutra was built in San Francisco. Otto Winkler assisted on the project. The Pacific Heights house was built for Dr. Darling.
Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute
The redwood house is now a red house. Other than that, it looks intact.

This tree wasn't  there in 1937.

Does that look like 80 years of growth?

Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute

Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute

Neutra was busy in 1937. Over a dozen projects were built, including The Davis House and The Strathmore Apartments

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.