Surviving the Mid Century Modern Log Jam

I have been on the hunt for select items that are not so common in the way of mid century or Danish modern.  In the recent past I was worried that the MCM period would become an internet log jam by way of its own clutter.  And a quarter of a million mediocre chairs, chests,…

A Modern Day at King Tut’s Tomb

This past summer I arrived early for a sale of vintage goods from a property owner in Pawtucket Rhode Island. I was pleasantly surprised by the “beauty in the rough” of this lively urban community situated just north of thriving Providence RI. With plenty of time and curiosity I parked my ride and went strolling…

Mid Century Modern Whimsical Windup Clock

I have no idea as to who made this great whimsical windup clock. I do know that it works when I wind it up. However, the workings need a good cleaning for it to keep accurate time. On the face just below the Roman numeral 6 it says “German” On the brass back of the…

Mid Century Modern Floor Lamp with Accompanying Tables

Rising a sleek 64” and topped with a 17” tall by 14” wide fabric shade, that’s in great condition, this tall warm walnut and brass finished floor lamp has a sophisticated appeal.  As you can see by the photos it is anchored with a built in white laminate table top wrapped by walnut on the…

Gerald Thurston desk lamp for Lightolier

Looking like it arrived via a time machine from the late 1950’s this awesome desk lamp has been and still is shining brightly with nearly 60 years of cool.  With a newly painted shallow profile 15.5” across shade and a simple, sexy, thin brass 16” stem attached to a 9” horse shoe shaped black metal…