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Art Deco Entrance Doors and Side Panels
 
Art Deco Entrance Doors and Side Panels  
Art Deco Entrance Doors and Side Panels

Circa 1925

These exquisite French art deco doors and side panels were designed by Louis Katona. The hand wrought iron doors feature bursts of curling plumes with four elegant birds in flight. Impressed “L. Katona” and “France”. Included are four glazed storm liners. It is all original and in excellent condition minus a handle. The doors became the entrance doors to a residential building in Manhattan. A similar entryway was sold at Sotheby’s in 2000.

Doors: 29”w x 88 7/8”h ea
Side panels: 18”w x 90”h ea
Doors and side panels installed: 94”w x 88 7/8”h

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Leaded Glass Transom Window  
Leaded Glass Transom Window

Circa 1910

This classical, leaded glass, arched transom window is made of polished steel and clear glass. It is hinged, operable, and in mint condition.

The window measures 26”h x 4’-4”w x 1 1/2”d

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K&E Drafting Table  
K&E drafting table

Circa 1885

In 1876, Keuffel and Esser Co., aka K&E, was founded by German born William J.D Keuffel and Herman Esser. Together, they sold drawing materials and drafting supplies. With the aid of knobs and wheels, the top of this drafting table tilts and is adjustable in height.

It has a new acrylic top but retains its original paint, pin striping and casters.

Acrylic top: 60”w x 30”d x 1” thick
Base: 40”w x 24 1/2”d

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Art Deco Torchère  
Art Deco Torchère

Circa 1930

This pair of Art Deco Torchères was salvaged from the soaring red mosaic lobby of the Irving Trust Bank located at 1 Wall St, New York, NY. The bank was designed by architects Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker and the Torchères were made by Walter Kantack.

The Irving Trust Bank’s role as an upper crust financial institution was reflected on its interior decoration. The majestic entrance hall, inspired by Stockholm City Hall in Sweden, was called the Red Room. Decorated by Hildreth Meiere, the 8,911 square feet of mosaics that adorn the walls and ceiling shift gradually from red the gold with intricate golden vein-like patterns. The columns are of red marble and the floor is paved with red terrazzo.

Overall measurements 8’-22”h x 22”w
Base 19.5”l x 19.5”w


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Octagonal Rotating Drawer Unit on Base  
Octagonal Rotating Drawer Unit on Base

Circa 1880

Made by The American Bolt & Screw Case Company in Dayton, Ohio, this wonderful chestnut, pine and mahogany cabinet would have originally been used in a hardware store to sort bolts and screws. The top of the eight-sided cabinet will spin around giving full access to all sides of the cabinet which has 10 drawers on each side, totaling 80 drawers; the base has 9 drawers on each side, totaling 18 drawers.

It is in excellent, original condition and retains its original porcelain knobs. 2 available.

Top 29”w
Base 30 1/2”w x 30 1/2”l x 15 1/2”h.
Total 60 3/4”h


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