Russell Spanner Catalina Sideboard for Ruspan of Toronto.
Distinctive splayed legs, overlapping drawers; sliding doors
and adjustable shelf. Featured in Robert Fones’ catalogue
A Spanner in The Works 1950-1953. Maple wood. 54 x 18 x 31 1/2 in.
Canada, 1952. INQUIRE
Florence Knoll Walnut Credenza. Leather pulls, metal legs.
Four compartments; adjustable shelves and one extendable shelf.
Restored, in excellent condition. 27 1/2″ h x71.1/4″ w x 17.75″d.
USA, 1970s. INQUIRE
T Magazine REVIEW
SEATS: Studies of Furniture Designed by Women
Leanne Shapton’s art is on view at Rachel Comey, NY.
Rediscovering Great Female Furniture Designers
….Knoll displayed an early interest in design, fostered by her friendship with the Saarinen family. She went on to study under Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer in Cambridge, Mass., before moving to New York…read more by Erica Schwiegershausen
Illustration by Leanne Shapton. Photo, Knoll Inc.
An outstanding and very rare piece by Russell Spanner.
Fully restored, solid drawer pulls and legs
with beautiful brass detailing. 68″h x 23″d x 32.5.
Ruspan Originals, Canada, 1940s/50s. SOLD
Russell Spanner (1916–1974) was a Canadian designer
and major contributor to residential furniture designs in the 1950s.
Spanner was also an amateur wrestling champion, and was known
to test the strength of his designs by jumping on them and throwing
them across the factory floor. (excerpt from wikipedia).
Mid Century Rosewood Sideboard by Nils Jonsson
for Troeds. Gorgeous patterns in the rosewood.
Excellent condition. Four drawers, four shelves.
87″l x 171/2″d x 31″h. Sweden, 1060s.
Nils Jonsson Teak Sideboard.
Beautiful maple interior. Excellent original condition.
75″l s 17 1/2″d x 31″h. Troeds, Sweden, 1960s. SOLD
Custom Mid Century Sideboard
Made in Canada in the style of Deilcraft. Walnut and ash.
Sliding doors, interior shelf. 48″ x 28 1/2″ x 19″. SOLD
Mid Century walnut sideboard/cabinet. Rich grain. Birch details.
Excellent refinished condition. 2 drawers, 4 doors—loads
of storage space. Great as a media cabinet, bar, sideboard…
66 1/2″l x 17″d x 31 1/2″h. Canada, 1960s. SOLD