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


Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare Large "Fragonard Pierced Coffee Table" 1967

$ 45,000
  • Description
    Exceptional and rare large “Fragonard Pierced Coffee Table” in pewter and bronze, intricately carved with polychrome enamel decoration and gold leaf with an inset glass top, by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, American 1967 (signed “Philip Kelvin LaVerne / 67”). This large version is a masterpiece. All of the negative space was cut out by hand. This series is one of the most complicated and labor intensive of all the LaVerne tables.

    Philip and Kelvin LaVerne paper catalog “Sculpture III” published in the 1960’s, on page 41 there is a photo of the smaller version of this coffee table titled “Fragonard Pierced” with measurements of the smaller version. The description in the back of the catalog states: “Delicately pierced bronze is enhanced with enamels of vibrant hue. A central motif of Oriental inspiration is depicted, complemented by birds and beasts. A gleaming glass surface rests over the floral filigree…”
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Bronze, Pewter, Enamel, Gold Leaf, Glass - Hand Crafted
    Condition: Good. Excellent Condition
    Creation Date: 1967
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Asian, Studio Craft
    Dealer Reference #: coffeetable370
    Incollect Reference #: 450371
  • Dimensions
    W. 60 in; H. 17 in; D. 35.5 in;
    W. 152.4 cm; H. 43.18 cm; D. 90.17 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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