Lawson-Fenning opened its first store in 1997, while Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning were still students at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. It has since evolved into a Los Angeles fixture, with showrooms in Silver Lake and the design corridor of Beverly Boulevard. Their line is a contemporary one with a sense of place and history: Modern shapes and finishes mingle with traditional details and context, and 20th-century pieces are eloquently mixed with new designs from their own line of sustainable, locally crafted furniture.
Arts & Crafts movement hand-hammered copper tray. Made
by the Dryad Handicrafts and Metal Work Company, set up in Leicester England by Harry Hardy Peach, in 1912. Impressed maker's mark on underside. Light wear, oxidation spots.
Midcentury reproduction of a 19th-century Regency tray. Made
of mahogany with satinwood shell inlay, brass handles, and scalloped edge. Felted underside. Slight wear, a couple of repairs to scallop edges.
Handcrafted mixed metal tray by the renowned metalsmiths
of Los Castillo in brass and copper with inlaid silver figures. Modernist style depicting hunter and deer both front and back. Tray has been professionally polished. Signed: Hecho en Mexico, Los Castillo, ...