Offered by: Lobel Modern, Inc.
NYDC, 200 Lexington Ave., Suite 915 New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 212.242.9075


Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Important 4 Door "Chinois Cabinet" 1960s (Signed)

$ 120,000
  • Description
    Rare and important 4 door "Chinois Cabinet" in patinated bronze and pewter with beautiful and subtle hand-painted enamels by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed “Philip Kelvin LaVerne” on the front left door). The interior is lacquered red and the shelves are trimmed in patinated bronze. A drawer on the left side of the interior is beautifully finished as only the LaVernes could do. This piece is a magnificent work of master artisanship. Very few cabinets like this were made. Shown in the environmental photo with an extremely rare LaVerne mirror.

    The Art of Philip LaVerne, Sculpture III catalog published in the 1960’s, photos of the 4 doors are shown as distinct works of art on page 39 with the description in the back of the catalog which reads: “The unique expression of bronze and pewter harmoniously joined in a detailed interpretations of the Chinoiserie era.”
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Bronze, Pewter, Enamels, Lacquer, Wood, Felt - Handcrafted
    Condition: Good. Condition: Excellent
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Styles / Movements: Studio Craft, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: credenza124
    Incollect Reference #: 646768
  • Dimensions
    W. 60 in; H. 31.5 in; D. 16 in;
    W. 152.4 cm; H. 80.01 cm; D. 40.64 cm;
Message from Seller:

Lobel Modern was established by Evan Lobel in NYC in 1998 to promote important 20th century designers whose originality and exceptional craftsmanship and materials transformed their works into art. The gallery showcases period furniture, lighting, art, and decorative arts. Lobel Modern takes the condition of their inventory very seriously. If a work is not in original immaculate condition then it is restored by hand to the highest possible standards by Lobel Modern's artisans.

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