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 Rare and Important "Repose" Coffee Table 1970s Signed

$ 55,000
  • Description
    Rare and important “Repose” or “Brooding Woman” coffee table with cast bronze female nude on a patinated base with bronze tones, welded cords and glass top by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1970s (signed “Philip Kelvin LaVerne” on base). This work was based on a model who posed for the LaVernes who was having a stressful day. So they captured her emotions for this sculpture. This sculpture was designed with the glass integral to the weightiness of the emotions of the model.

    ”Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, Sculpture III”, paper catalog published in the 1970’s, on page 36 there is a photo of this model. In the back of the catalog is a description which reads: “REPOSE - Hand cast in the lost wax process, this sculpture is offered in a strictly limited edition. The gleaming freeform glass top is cut to conform with the shape of the bronze base.”

    Dimensions for base:
    W: 43 inches
    D: 25 inches
    H: 16 inches

    Dimensions for top:
    W: 55.5 inches
    D: 36 inches
    H: 0.5 inches
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Bronze, Metal, Glass - Handcrafted
    Condition: Good. Condition: Excellent - new glass top fabricated to same specs as original
    Creation Date: 1970s
    Styles / Movements: Studio Craft, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: coffeetable587
    Incollect Reference #: 696876
  • Dimensions
    W. 55.5 in; H. 16.5 in; D. 36 in;
    W. 140.97 cm; H. 41.91 cm; D. 91.44 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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