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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Large "Chin Ying" Coffee Table 1960s (signed)

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"Chin Ying" Coffee Table in patinated bronze and pewter with hand-applied polychrome enamel decoration by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, American 1960's. Signed on top "Philip & Kelvin LaVerne". Coloration on this table is absolutely magnificent.

Reference:

"Philip and Kelvin Laverne SCULPTURE III" showroom catalog published late 1960's, this table is shown on page 19 with a description of it on page 52 which reads:

"CHIN YING - ...Charmingly slender, supple ladies celebrate the rites of spring in the Imperial Palace. The rainbow of colors is an outstanding example of enamel cloisonne which bursts forth from a muted background of bronze and pewter. The table top seemingly floats on a simple yet elegant base of bronze."

W: 70 inches
D: 30 inches
H: 17.5 inches

Condition: Excellent

$18,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Chinoi Plaque #4" 1960s (signed)

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Wall hanging "Chinoi Plaque #4" in patinated bronze and pewter painted with enamels by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed Philip Kelvin LaVerne).  Original label on back.

W: 17.5 inches
D: 1 inches
H: 24.5 inches

Condition: Excellent

$8,500 

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Colorful "Repose" Wall Hanging Painted Sculpture 1960s (signed) - SOLD

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Still life on bronze "Repose" painted with enamels showing a tree and vase by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (original label on verso).  This is a vibrant example of the LaVernes' work.

W: 23 inches
D: 1.5 inches
H: 35 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Etruscan Round" Square Game Table 1970s

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Rare "Etruscan Round" square game table with pedestal base in patinated bronze and pewter with hand applied enamels by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1970's. Signed "Philip&Kelvin LaVerne" on top corner.

 Reference

Sculpture, Bronze and Pewter Tables, The Art of Philip Laverne,  catalog published mid-1960’s, “ETRUSCAN ROUND - Etruscan Spiral” pattern is shown on page 9 with a description that reads: “Bronze forms embedded in pewter, create a pattern reminiscent of ancient Etruscan artistry.”

W: 35.5 inches
D: 35.5 inches
H: 29 inches

Condition: Excellent

$28,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Romanesque" Coffee Table 1960s - SOLD

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"Romanesque" coffee table in patinated pewter and bronze by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's. Signed "Philip and Kelvin LaVerne" on bottom right of table top.

W: 69.5 inches
D: 23.5 inches
H: 17 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare "Festival" Coffee Table 1960s - SOLD

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Rare "Festival" coffee table in engraved and patinated pewter and bronze with enamels on French ribbon legs by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed, Philip & Kelvin Laverne)

W: 47.5 inches
D: 23.5 inches
H: 17 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Illuminated Wall Hanging "Chan" Sculpture 1960s (Signed)

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Wall-hanging "Chan" sculpture with incorporated overhead light in patina'd and engraved bronze and pewter with hand-painted enamels by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's. Signed “Philip and Kelvin LaVerne” on bottom center. "Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Co." Label on verso. The LaVernes designed the light to be an integral part of the sculpture.  This piece has exquisite colors.

W: 48.5 inches
D: 8.5 inches at light
H: 38.5 inches

Condition: Excellent

$15,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Chin Ying" Coffee Table 1960s - SOLD

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"Chin Ying" Coffee Table in patinated bronze and pewter with hand-applied enamel decoration by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, American 1960's. Signed "Philip & Kelvin LaVerne" on table top towards the middle bottom of the composition.

W: 60 inches
D: 30 inches
H: 17 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Chan 140" Coffee Table 1960s (Signed on Top) - SOLD

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"Chan 140" coffee table with Chinese scene in patinated bronze and pewter with hand-applied enamel by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's. Signed “Philip & Kelvin LaVerne” on top bottom right. This table has a beautiful patina.

W: 47 inches
D: 23 inches
H: 17 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare "Eternal Forest" Side Table 1960s - SOLD

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Rare and exceptional "Eternal Forest" side/occasional table in bronze and pewter with etched top by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed “Philip and Kelvin LaVerne” on side).

From the catalog page 17:  Symbol of the continuity of life and growth, a peaceful unending forest stands before us.  Hand sculpted of bronze and pewter, with delicate tones of natural patinas.

Diam: 12 inches
H: 21 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Imperial Palace" Coffee Table 1960s (signed) - SOLD

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"Imperial Palace" coffee table in patinated bronze and pewter with painted enamels by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960s. Signed (Philip & Kelvin LaVerne) on bottom right of table top. "Philip LaVerne Collection Co." Label on the underside of the table. 

Description from the original catalog:
"The fantastic majesty of the ancient Chinese dynasties comes to life in this most unusually curved piece.  The form of the table curves upward, created of bronze, to frame the hand-detailed bronze and pewter motif.  The Supreme Emperor and Empress are in the summer palace, overlooking the village of pagodas and peasant homes.  The truly Oriental feeling of the bronze base complements the grace of this unique artistry, whose subject is very softly patina colored."

W: 57 inches
D: 22 inches
H: 19.5 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne One-of-a-Kind Torso Table Lamps ca. 1970 (signed)

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One-of-a-kind male and female torso table lamps in Hydro Stone plaster on patinated bronze bases by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American ca. 1970 (signed "Philip Kelvin LaVerne" on bases).  These table lamps are impressive and important.  As many of the LaVerne's pieces reference historical civilizations, these reference ancient Greek and Roman sculptures. 

Provenance available upon request.

W: 16 inches
D: 11 inches
H: 41 inches

Condition: Excellent

$45,000 for the pair

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare and Important "Tao Cabinet" 1960s - SOLD

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Fine and rare "Tao Cabinet" in etched bronze and pewter with hand painted enamels by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's. Signed on the bottom right door front “Philip & Kelvin LaVerne”. 

It states in the original catalog:  "Delicately hand sculpted in bronze and pewter, a highly functional cabinet depicting a poetic theme of the Tao dynasty.  Adequate storage space is provided through the use of beautifully finished shelves and felt lined compartments.  The cabinet rests on a hand chased bronze plinth."

This is an artistic masterpiece.

W: 74 inches
D: 19.5 inches
H: 34 inches

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Illuminated Bronze Sculpture Floor Lamps "Grace" and "Harmony" ca. 1970

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One-of-a-kind pair of illuminated sculptures in hand-brazed bronze, "Grace" and "Harmony", by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American ca. 1970 (signed on bases).  Philip & Kelvin LaVerne produced only these 2 illuminated sculpture floor lamps.  On the backs are the original flourescent fixtures for back lighting.  On the top are 2 bulbs on each (one in the white orb and the other recessed in the open top).  They are incredible in every way.

Each:
W: 30 inches
D: 16 inches
H: 73 inches

Condition: Excellent

$180,000 for the pair

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Persephone Enslaved" Sculpture Coffee Table 1970s

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Rare and Important “Persephone Enslaved” sculpture coffee table in patinated cast bronze by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, American 1970's (signed on base).  Cast pieces were only done in very small editions for a limited time.  They were very time consuming and difficult to make.  These are among the most important pieces by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne.

W:  36 inches
D:  24 inches
H:  18 inches

Condition:  Excellent

$30,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne Rare "Chan" Dining Table 1960s (signed)

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Rare and exceptional "Chan" dining table in etched and patinated bronze and pewter with hand painted enamels by Philip and Kelvin Laverne, 1960's (signed on table top "PHILIP KELVIN LAVERNE").  The condition and coloration of this table are exemplary.

W: 76 inches
D: 44 inches
H: 29.5 inches

Conditioned: Excellent

$85,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Les Chine Cocktail Table" 1960s - SOLD

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Rare "Les Chine Cocktail Table"  with 4 legs etched with Chinese scenes in patinated bronze and pewter with enamel by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed on side, “ Philip Kelvin LaVerne”)

39.5 inches square
18 inches high

Condition: Excellent

SOLD

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

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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."

Reference:
Philip and Kelvin LaVerne SCULPTURE III, catalog published in the 1960’s, this table is shown on page 40 with a description on page 55.

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

Condition: Excellent

$200,000

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Philip & Kelvin LaVerne "Lo Ta Hexagonal Cube" Table 1960s - SOLD

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"Lo Ta Hexagonal Cube" table in etched and patinated pewter and bronze with enamel decoration by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American 1960's (signed, “ Philip & Kelvin LaVerne”).  This can be used as a side table or a larger glass top can be made to make it a coffee table.

H: 15.5 inches
W: 18 inches
D: 10 inches

SOLD

Condition: Excellent

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Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Large "Tao Coffee Table" 1970s - SOLD

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Large "Tao Coffee Table" in etched and patinated pewter and bronze with hand-applied colorful enamel accents by Philip and Kelvin LaVerne, American 1970's (signed on top “Philip, Kelvin LaVerne”). This is a large and beautiful example of their work. 

As the "Tao" series is described in the original catalog:  "The delicate artistry of the Tao period is brilliantly sculptured in bronze and pewter.  This major oriental dynasty was primarily concerned with the importance of man in relation to his surroundings and architecture.  Soft hints of red, blue and green patina colorings embrace the top."

H:  17 inches
W: 54 inches
D:  35 inches

SOLD

Condition: Excellent

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