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1 Decorative Arts &the Machine Age

2 the machine age refers to the dominance of the machine in all areas of life and culture and the creation of that special sensibility informing M O D E R N I S M.

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5 MODERN E The machine’s parts and motions become part of the decorative pattern. Transistor Radio National, 1920s $250 Biltmore Table, Frank Lloyd Wright and Warren McArthur Designed for Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, AZ $4,500

6 Art Deco Console Table, 1930s $1100 Keramis, Cubist Inspired vases Boch Freres Factory, 1930 $1200, pair

7 Crystal Vase with Geometric Acid Etch, Daum Factory France, 1930 $3200 Crystal Vase with Acid Etching, Degue France, 1930 $1700

8 Art Deco Dining Table with folding Leaves 1930s$2400 Scarface poster on canvas backing 1921$1000

9 Armchair, Gilbert Rohde Herman Miller, 1930s $2800 LC 4 Lounge Chair, Le Corbusier 1929$1400

10 Art Deco Table, Attributed to Paul Frankl 1920s$1800 Art Deco Lamp Table, 1920s $1100

11 “Brno” Cantilever Chairs, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Knoll, 1929 $2400, set Conference Table/Executive Desk, Florence Knoll Herman Miller, 1961 Scarface poster on canvas backing 1921$1000

12 Etched Art Deco Vase, France, 1930s $1200 Wood Encased Radio, 1930s $295

13 Umbrella Stand, Nickel and Wood c. 1920s $1450 Art Deco Bronze Statuette, Max Le Verrier, 1927 $1000

14 the age of machine-implemented culture has begun.

15 Westinghouse (?) Fan, 1930s $200 MACHINE PURITY Opposed to decorative elaboration, reflects the machine itself. Chrome Table Lamp $195

16 Chrome Desk Lamp 1930s$175 Art Deco Lamp, Form of Woman 1930s$295

17 Version of Red and Blue Chair, Gerrit Rietveld Reproduction 1960s Original, 1918

18 Art Deco Dresser with Bakelite Pulls $995 Art Deco Salt & Pepper Shakers Glass and Bakelite 1930s $75, pair

19 committed to glorifying the machine.

20 “Le Saleve” Henry Reb, 1932 Poster, mounted on canvas $1000 STREAMLINING Aerodynamic, representing speed, movement, and transportation.

21 Art Deco Lounge Chair 1930s $2,200, pair Porthole Mirror, Cobalt Glass $200

22 Chrome Desk Lamp 1930s$175 Alphonse Bach for Lloyd, Mid 1930s $1250, set

23 Chrome Rocker 1930s$450 Favre Cycles Dilecta Poster, G. Favre Affiches Gaillard, 1928 $1000

24 spreading machine age consciousness.

25 BIOMORPHIC Organic forms and natural shapes. Fiberglass & Plastic Chair, Eames, Herman Miller, 1950 $600 Swan Chair, Arne Jacobsen Fritz Hansen, 1958 $2,500

26 Womb Chair, Eero Saarinen, Knoll, 1948 $2,500 Tulip Chairs and Table, Eero Saarinen, Knoll, 1955 $3,500

27 Ball Clocks, George Nelson, Knoll, $2,500

28 Cherner Armchair, Norman Cherner, Plycraft, 1958 $750, each


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