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Lobel Modern, opened in 1998 by Evan Lobel, showcases furniture, lighting, hand-blown glass and art by important designers from the 1940's thru the 1980's. Located in the Four Points section of lower Manhattan.


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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare and Important K'ang Hsi Extension Dining Table 1960s

Evan Lobel

Rare and Important K'ang Hsi extension dining table in etched and patinated pewter and bronze with enamel colors by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960s (signed on both leaves and center section, “Philip & Kelvin LaVerne”).  There are 4 symbols on the leaves which represent good luck, prosperity, longevity, and happiness.  Only a small number these were produced.  It is a tour de force of design and incorporates the many artistic talents of Philip & Kelvin LaVerne.

Description from the original showroom literature:
"A magnificent sculptured dining room table in bronze and pewter, enhanced with patina and opulent enamel colorings.  A patented mechanism process utilizes concealed leaves which are retractable at a slight touch, extending the surface for entertaining in grand style.  The Oriental design is comprised of separate vignettes that describe joyous ceremonies.  The base is a sculptured bronze pedestal."

W: 72 inches / extends to 112.5 inches with both leaves
D: 41 inches
H: 30.5 inches

Condition: Excellent


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